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Masonic War Vets Post #6 - Staten Island

DEDICATED TO SERVICE                        


United by a triple tie                                       
Service to God, Man and Country

The Masonic War Veterans of the State of New York is a unit of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York, governed by a Board of Directors, five of whom are nominated by the Grand Master and elected at the Grand Lodge Annual Communication each May. Four directors are elected on the floor at the Annual Convention of Grand Post, by the voting representatives from the Posts. Directors are elected for one year terms.

All Directors must have served as a Commander and Area Representative of his local Post and active in its service to the Craft. They keep in constant touch with the activities of the local Posts and attend as many of their functions as possible.

Membership Eligibility

Candidates must be amember in good standing in a Blue Lodge in this State or a Lodge of a sister jurisdiction which has frternal relations with the Grand Lodge of New York.

Candidate was regularly enlisted, drafted, inducted or commissioed in the Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Air Force, Merchant Marine, or any other federal armed force that, by federal law or regulation or by the State of New York may be accorder veteran Status.

The eligibility status shall apply whether the service was active or reserve, and shall also apply to nationals of any other country who, in alliance with the United States, participated in military or naval activity against a common enemy.

Eligibility is in accordance with the Grand Lodge of the State of New York Constitution pertaining to the Masonic War Veterans of the State of New York.

Duties

To act as a strong right arm to the Grand Master and to the District Deputies in all Districts, presenting Colors at all official visits, aiding in patriotic celebrations and Memorial Services. To sponsor and conduct visitations to V.A. Medical Center and New York State Extended Care Facilities consisting of comfort item distribution, worship service assistance, ward and birthday parties and therapeutic recreational activities.



To learn more about our organization, joining a local Masonic War Veterans Post or forming a new MWV Post,  write to Masonic War Veterans, E4, 71 W. 23rd. St. New York, NY 10010-4140.