OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS

Department of Georgia
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
2020-2021


Physical Address:                  Mailing Address:                   478-474-3737
4952 Columbus Rd               PO Box 3025                         478-474-6853 (F)
Macon GA 31206                  Macon GA 31205

VFW Department of Georgia Email Addresses
Adjutant:                                 adj@vfwga.com Executive Secretary:                                admin@vfwga.com
Administrative Assistant:        admin2@vfwga.com
VFW Department of Georgia Website: www.vfwga.com
VFW National Headquarters Website: www.vfw.org

Department Officers
 
Commander
Joel L Willis Jr                        470-504-5701          vfwcsm@gmail.com
232 Triple Oaks Dr
Tucker GA 30084
 
Sr Vice Commander
Kevin Hammond
404-788-4412          doughboyrepair@gmail.com
3403 Coalson Corner Rd
Rockmart GA 30153
 
Jr Vice Commander
Jim F Willis
706-473-0123          jim.willis105@countryfinancial.com
PO Box 4448
Eatonton GA 31024
 
Quartermaster/Immediate Past Commander
Jeff Carroll                             678-571-5333          qm@vfwga.com
PO Box 3025                                                             jeff@polarshark.com
Macon GA 31205

Asst. Quartermaster
John F Gwizdak                     706-846-5699 (H)    john_gwizdak@yahoo.com
501 Raleigh Rd                     404-317-8668 (C)
Woodbury GA 30293            706-846-5692 (F)
 
Adjutant
Charles A (Tony) Dobbins     478-474-3737 (W)  adj@vfwga.com
PO Box 3025                         678-613-6519 (C) Macon GA 31025

Judge Advocate
Patsey Nuzum
912-674-8956          patsey.nuzum1965@gmail.com
113 Craig Way
Saint Marys GA 31558


Surgeon
Drew Keenan                         770-298-7426          drewkeenan51@comcast.net
4816 Woodspring Dr NE Marietta GA 30056

Chaplain
James W Gray                        404-284-1504 (H)    the_gray_family@yahoo.com
3599 Calumet Rd                 404-579-0118 (C) Decatur GA 30034

Chief of Staff
El-hajj Abdul Salaam             678-887-6620          foi6436@gmail.com
1036 Maris Lane
McDonough GA 30253

Asst. Chief of Staff
Alex Williams                         770-593-0720 (H)    alex174898@aol.com
1808 Canberra Dr                 404-313-9570 (C)
Stone Mountain GA 30088

Inspector
Curtis Talley                           912-682-2884          cs.talley1201@att.net
1201 S Hill St
Sardis GA 30456

Service Officer
Belinda Boldoe                      404-929-5345 (W)  belinda.boldoe@va.gov
2397 Charleston Terr            404-983-3270 (C)
Decatur GA 30034

Asst. Service Officer
Costella Leak                         301-455-3680          dleak70@gmail.com
6677 Waterton Ave SW Atlanta GA 30331

Special Asst. to Commander
Dean Rakoskie                      703-298-0144          dean.rakoskie@gmail.com
105 Black Oak Lane
Pembroke GA 31321

District Commanders


District 1       
Willie Guzman                       678-524-9639          wguzman11@yahoo.com
1424 Brentwood
Marietta GA 30062

District 2       
David W Miles                       706-968-0854          vfwpost7720@outlook.com
2605 Stonepile Rd
Clarkesville GA 30523

District 3       
Wilbert Jordan                      404-754-0912           
commanderdist3vfwga@gmail.com
8781 Twin Oaks Dr
Jonesboro GA 30236

District 4       
Arnold Gonzales                   706-373-1270            
arnold.l.gonzales@gmail.com
880 Carlene Dr
Harlem GA 30814

District 5       
Richard Wright                       770-584-4608          
richardwrightvfw@gmail.com
103 Deercreek Pkwy
Griffin GA 30224

District 6       
Dean Rakoskie                      703-298-0144          dean.rakoskie@gmail.com
105 Black Oak Lane
Pembroke GA 31321

District 7         
Fausto R Tenen                      912-663-1994           
faustotenen@gmail.com
88 Lewis Dr
Richmond Hill GA 31324

District 8        Charles Jackson                    229-221-5504          charlie9bhd@gmail.com
3200 Stagecoach Rd
Pelham GA 31779

Department Commander Appointments, Chairmen and Committees

Americanism
Arnold Gonzales                   706-373-1270            arnold.l.gonzales@gmail.com
880 Carlene Dr
Harlem GA 30814

Buddy Poppy
David (Bill) Miles                   706-968-0854          vfwpost7720@outlook.com
2605 Stonepile Rd
Clarkesville GA 30523

Budget & Finance Committee
Chairman       David (Bill) Miles                   706-968-0854          vfwpost7720@outlook.com
2605 Stonepile Rd
Clarkesville GA 30523

Rick Hack                               706-573-7877          retired.n.georgia@gmail.com
5895 Brookhaven Cir
Martin GA 30557

James W Gray                        404-284-1504 (H)    the_gray_family@yahoo.com
3599 Calumet Rd                 404-579-0118 (C) Decatur GA 30034

Dean Rakoskie                      703-298-0144          dean.rakoskie@gmail.com
105 Black Oak Lane
Pembroke GA 31321

John F Gwizdak                     706-846-5699 (H)    john_gwizdak@yahoo.com
501 Raleigh Rd                     404-317-8668 (C) Woodbury GA 30293            706-846-5692 (F)

Carrollton Complex
Chairman       John F Gwizdak                     706-846-5699 (H)    john_gwizdak@yahoo.com
501 Raleigh Rd                     404-317-8668 (C) Woodbury GA 30293            706-846-5692 (F)

Co-Chairman  Kevin Hammond                    404-788-4412          doughboyrepair@gmail.com
3403 Coalson Corner Rd
Rockmart GA 30153

Willie Guzman                        678-524-9639        wguzman11@yahoo.com
1424 Brentwood
Marietta GA 30062

Daniel Ham                             770-367-5131        daniel.l.ham@gmail.com
101 Forest Wood Dr
Griffin GA 30223

Matthew Andrews                 706-979-0529          mattandrews789@gmail.com
4070 Flintrock Way
Augusta GA 30907

Citizenship Education Teacher Award
Chad Long                             706-975-0097          chad_long75@yahoo.com
PO Box 466
Thomaston GA 30286

Community Service
George Fields                        770-703-6476          fields.george@ymail.com
405 Revenna
Fayetteville GA 30214

District Development
Jim F Willis                             706-473-0123          jim.willis105@countryfinancial.com
PO Box 4448
Eatonton GA 31024

Employment
Bryan Shue                             770-842-002            Bryan.m.shue@gmail.com
1183 Wendy Way
Winder GA 30680


Fraternal Review (Investigating) Committee: All Past Commanders
Plus, team members assigned as needed

Grant Assistance Officer
Drew Keenan                        770-298-7426          drewkeenan51@comcast.net
4816 Woodspring Dr NE Marietta GA 30056

GWVH Augusta
Matthew E Funsch                706-631-1062          funschmatthew6@gmail.com
2106 Boykin Rd
Augusta GA 30906

GWVH Milledgeville
Dick Dickens                         406-485-5322          dickens112541@yahoo.com
106 Angeline Cir
Eatonton GA 31024

Historian
John Betancourt                    706-749-8199          johnnyb_50@charter.net
307 E Magnolia St
Eatonton GA 31024

Homeless Veterans
Chairman:      Dick Dickens                          706-485-5322          dickens112541@yahoo.com
106 Angeline Cir
Eatonton GA 31024

Veda Brooks                          706-668-9814          veda2409@gmail.com
366 4th St
Newnan GA 30263

Pamela Thomure                   614-315-6364          pamthomure@me.com
224 Wilkins Rd
Fayetteville GA 30214

Gail White                              912-247-8000           sisterhulette@yahoo.com
287 Horseshoe Rd
Bloomingdale GA 31302

Honor Guard
Captain          Harold Roberts                      770-713-4870          tungwi@yahoo.com
1247 Midway Rd
Cairo GA 39828

Hospital
Drew Keenan                         770-298-7426          drewkeenan51@comcast.net
4816 Woodspring Dr NE Marietta GA 30056


Information/Technology Advisor:
Jeff Carroll                             678-571-5333          jeff@polarshark.com
660 Happy Valley Cir
Newnan GA 30263

Legislative, National
Chairman       Samuel Anders                      478-390-5282          anders_samuel@yahoo.com
30 Spring Forest Way
Sharpsburg GA 30277

Co-Chair         Charles A (Tony) Dobbins     678-613-6519           cadobbins107@gmail.com
107 Meadow Ridge Way
Stockbridge GA 30281

Legislative, State
Chairman       George Fields                        770-703-6476          fields.george@ymail.com
405 Revenna
Fayetteville GA 30214

Co-Chairman   Willie Guzman                      678-524-9639          wguzman11@yahoo.com
1424 Brentwood
Marietta GA 30062

Membership
Director          Harold Roberts                      770-713-4870          tungwi@yahoo.com
1247 Midway Rd
Cairo GA 39828

Motorcycle Groups/VFW Riders
Ty Matthews                          478-733-8130          ltmatthews506@gmail.com
606 Chamlee Dr
Fort Valley GA 31030

National Home
Jim F Willis                             706-473-0123          jim.willis105@countryfinancial.com
PO Box 4448
Eatonton GA 31024

New Post Institution
Patsey Nuzum                       912-674-8956          patsey.nuzum1965@gmail.com
113 Craig Way
Saint Marys GA 31558

Officer of the Day
Alex Williams                         770-593-0720 (H)    alex174898@aol.com
1808 Canberra Dr                 404-313-9570 (C) Stone Mountain GA 30088

Patriot's Pen
Desso M (Marty) Faulkner    229-881-5089          martimartt@aol.com
1006 S Berrien St
Nashville GA 31636

Photographer
John Betancourt                    706-749-8199          johnnyb_50@charter.net
307 E Magnolia St
Eatonton GA 31024

POW/MIA Chairman
Howard N Slay                        678-770-2204          d757boi@gmail.com
485 Flat Shoals Church Rd
Stockbridge GA 30281

Recruiter National Certified
David W Miles                       706-968-0854          vfwpost7720@outlook.com
2605 Stonepile Rd
Clarkesville GA 30523

Leonard Ott                            770-471-2589          leonarddott@bellsouth.net
739 Huntingdon Dr
Jonesboro GA 30236

Recruiter State Certified
Harold Roberts                      770-713-4870          tungwi@yahoo.com
1247 Midway Rd
Cairo GA 39828

James R (Randy) Coggins     770-827-1111          randycoggins@att.net
6182 Graceland Cir
Morrow GA 30260

Re-Districting
Chairman       Al Lipphardt                           404-680-2891          al@lipphardt.org
6009 Millstone Run
Stone Mountain GA 30087

Kevin Hammond                   404-788-4412          doughboyrepair@gmail.com
3403 Coalson Corner Rd
Rockmart GA 30153

Richard J Hack                      706-779-7051 (H)    retired.n.georgia@gmail.com
5895 Brookhaven Cir           706-573-7877 (C) Martin GA 30557

Charles A (Tony) Dobbins     678-613-6519           cadobbins107@gmail.com
107 Meadow Ridge Way
Stockbridge GA 30281

Jim F Willis                             706-473-0123          jim.willis105@countryfinancial.com
PO Box 4448
Eatonton GA 31024

Jeff Carroll                             678-571-5333          jeff@polarshark.com
660 Happy Valley Cir
Newnan GA 30263

Dean Rakoskie                      703-298-0144          dean.rakoskie@gmail.com
105 Black Oak Lane
Pembroke GA 31321

Michael J O'Steen                  912-389-2701          mjovfw@windstream.net
1265 Briston Rd
Willacoochee GA 31650

James R (Rusty) Rogers        229-878-0885          rrogers136@live.com
148 Valhalla Rd
Cordele GA 31015

Safety
John A Kepler                        678-634-0065          jkepler@alpharetta.ga.us
7130 Bannister Park Ln
Cumming GA 30028


Scouting
Tom Drumm                          215-919-6001          TomDrumm429@gmail.com
124 Boatsman Way
Saint Marys GA 31558


Student Veterans of America
Bryan Shue                            770-842-1002          Bryan.m.shue@gmail.com
PO Box 18921
Atlanta GA 31126

VAVS Representatives, Deputies and Associates
Atlanta VA Medical Center
Rep.                Belinda Boldoe                      404-929-5345 (W)    belinda.boldoe@va.gov
2397 Charleston Terrance   404-312-5752
Decatur GA 30034                404-983-3270 (C)

Augusta VA Medical Center                          706-294-3393          jmsw2940@comcast.net
Rep.                James W Johnson
2940 Wakefield Ct
Hephzibah GA 30815

Dublin Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
Rep                 Richard Dunlop                     912-583-4028          richdun2@hotmail.com
359 Sharpespur Rd
Ailey GA 30410

Lake City VA Medical Center
Associate       Maury Jackson                      229-985-7074 (H)    mjackson3@windstream.net
855 Highway 319 S              229-456-1499 (C)
Moultrie GA 31768


Murfreesboro VA Medical Center
Larry Hester                           423-364-7909          georgiahammer@comcast.net
221 S Mission Ridge Dr
Rossville GA 30741

CAVHCS East Campus (Formerly Tuskegee VAMC)
Associate       Michel Johansen                   706-587-1353           
michel.johansen@amedd.army.mil
911 Mountain Rd
Hamilton GA 31811

Veterans and Military Support
Chairman       Curtis Talley                           912-682-2884          cs.talley1201@att.net
1201 S Hill St
Sardis GA 30456

Voice of Democracy
James W Gray                        404-284-1504 (H)    the_gray_family@yahoo.com
3599 Calumet Rd                 404-579_0118 (C) Decatur GA 30034

"We Care Fund" Committee
Chairman       James R (Randy) Coggins     770-827-1111          randycoggins@att.net
6182 Graceland Cir
Morrow GA 30260

Charles A (Tony) Dobbins     678-613-6519          adj@vfwga.com
PO Box 3025
Macon GA 31205

Jeff Carroll                             678-571-5333          qm@vfwga.com
PO Box 3025
Macon GA 31205

David Worthen                       912-227-7819          vfwgawebmaster@outlook.com
21 Edgewood St
Kingsland GA 31548


Women Veterans Committee
Chairman:      Veda Brooks                          706-668-9814          veda2409@gmail.com
366 4th St
Newnan GA 30263

Pamela Thomure                   614-315-6364          pamthomure@me.com
224 Wilkins Rd
Fayetteville GA 30214

Youth Activities
Desso M (Marty) Faulkner    229-881-5089          martimartt@aol.com
1004 S Berrien St
Nashville GA 31636

VFW Auxiliary Department President
Dixie Norris                            706-799-0703          dixielee923@yahoo.com
607 Beechwood Dr
Thomson GA 30824

National Council Member, Georgia
Al Lipphardt                           404-680-2891          al@lipphardt.org
6009 Millstone Run
Stone Mountain GA 30087

VFW Auxiliary National Council Member, District 8 (Georgia/Alabama)
Donna Howell                        256-651-2831          donnahowell103@gmail.com
500 O Z Davis Rd
Eva, AL 35621

MOC Grand Commander
John Migoski                          912-271-6663          vfw6602qmjohn@gmail.com
PO Box 4183
Ft Stewart GA 31315

VFW National Headquarters
Veterans of Foreign Wars     816-756-3390 (Main)
of the United States              816-968-1149 (Fax)
406 West 34th St                   816-968-1196 (Supply Fax) Kansas City MO 64111

VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters
Auxiliary VFW                         816-561-8655 (Main)
406 West 34th St, 10th Flor  816-931-4753 (F) Kansas City MO 64111

VFW Washington Office
VFW                                        202-543-2239 (Main)
200 Maryland Ave NE Washington DC 20002

VFW National Home for Children
VFW National Home              800-424-8360          mail@vfwnationalhome.org
3673 S Waverly Rd
Eaton Rapids MI 48827

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