VFW Post 1002

Obituary — Renee R. Anderson

Renee R. Anderson of Fallon, Nevada passed away on March 26, 2019. Prior to living in Fallon, she grew up in Southern California, eventually moving to Henderson, NV.  She is survived by her son Gregory R. Anderson, brother Robert Gibbs and family, nephew Bradley T. Bergman and family, and many friends and colleagues within the…

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Ashby Trotter takes 7th at National Competition

Ashby Trotter competed yesterday in the VFW “Voice of Democracy” Speech and Essay Contest in Washington D.C., earning a 7th place finish. Ashby received a $4,000 scholarship for her efforts and a new laptop computer. There were 53 total candidates who competed in this nationwide contest over the weekend, including U.S. Citizens livng in Europe,…

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Ashby Trotter Wins State Essay Contest

By Rachel Dahl — The recent winner of VFW Post 1002 “Voice of Democracy” essay contest, Ashby Trotter, attended the state VFW meeting recently where she won the statewide competition, bringing home a $1,500 scholarship. Traveling to Mesquite, Nevada to compete in the state contest, Trotter went up against five other contestants.  Those five contestants…

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Why My Vote Matters

Ashby Trotter was the winner of the VFW Post 1002 “Voice of Democracy” essay contest this year — this is her essay submission for the theme “Why My Vote Matters.” By Ashby B. Trotter —   Every action has a reaction. A theory coined as “the butterfly effect” posits that a miniscule action can result…

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