Welcome to the James R. “BOB” Currieo VFW Post 9972 Website.

VFW Post 9972, Chartered on 4 February 1958, holds a remarkable status as the largest Post in Arizona. Over the years, it has become a beacon of camaraderie and service, embodying the spirit of the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization.

One cannot discuss the illustrious history of Post 9972 without mentioning the notable individuals who have left an indelible mark on its legacy. Among them, our esteemed namesake, James R. “BOB” Currieo, has played a pivotal role in shaping the Post’s character. A beacon of leadership, Currieo dedicated his time and efforts to uphold the values of VFW and provide unwavering support to fellow veterans.

Furthermore, in a testament to the exceptional leadership within Post 9972, it is worth highlighting that not one, but three National Commanders-in-Chief have emerged from its ranks. This extraordinary achievement is a testament to the dedication and commitment of its members. In addition to James R. “BOB” Currieo, the immediate Past Commander-In-Chief, Tim Borland, has also assumed this prestigious position, further solidifying the Post’s reputation.

Post 9972 serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of brotherhood and service cherished by the VFW. Its rich history, fueled by countless acts of selflessness and dedication, inspires current and future generations to continue honoring the sacrifices made by our veterans.

May the legacy of VFW Post 9972 forever shine bright, serving as a symbol of unity, pride, and unwavering support for those who have served our nation.

The latest issue of VFW Magazine features an inspiring article about Benson Post 6271’s efforts to rename the Benson Municipal Airport in honor of their late life member, Paul Kerchum, who passed away last year. This article highlights the significant impact that individual veterans and VFW posts can have on their communities, celebrating the lasting legacy of veterans like Kerchum through meaningful tributes. It embodies the spirit of camaraderie and community service that defines the VFW, emphasizing the organization’s role in fostering respect and remembrance for veterans’ contributions. Reading this story and others in the VFW Magazine offers a moving reminder of the importance of honoring our veterans’ sacrifices and the power of collective action in preserving their legacies.

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