By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Higgins elected VFW State Commander


September 6, 2018

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On June 16, 2018 Rick Higgins was elected Oregon state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

The national motto for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is no one does more for veterans. Rick Higgins, who was recently elected State Commander for the VFW Department of Oregon, does his part to make that a reality.

Higgins accepted the position in June, but his history with the organization goes back to 2009.

Within five months of joining the VFW, Higgins was made Post Commander for 4039 Creswell. From there he was appointed National Aid-to-Camp, District 13 Commander, National Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Oregon Chairman for Citizenship, Prisoner of War and Missing in Action,...

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