A lot of the old fraternal outfits are fading away, the millions of vets from WWII kept them rolling are all 80+ now. The Eagles Post in my neighborhood has a for sale sign in front -- hadn't seen the doors open in four years and it looks in rough shape. The
Some do do okay because they planned ahead, modernized and kept large function halls going.
But otherwise it seems like a concept that's outlived it's main purpose. Aren't enough vets in the whole country to support all the Eagles, Elks, Amvets, Moose, Masons posts dotted everywhere.