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Alvah R Dravis Post #1
Sons of AMVETS Squad #1

5717 S Tyler St. Tacoma, WA 98409

Our Officers:

Our Mission

Squad #1's primary mission is to support our three primary programs with an emphasis on local needs:

1. Post

2. Veterans

3. Child Welfare

Meetings are 1st Tuesday of each month, 7PM at  Post #1

Squad News

Our next meeting is on Tues., Oct. 3rd @ 7PM on the deck at Post 1. With the building being closed, our meeting location will be changing. Check with an officer if you would like to attend. On the agenda will be first discussions on the Sons Child Welfare programs for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


2024 renewal notices will be going out early October. Get your renewal in before December to avoid having your membership lapse. Dues remain $42 and will be waived for members who attend 75% of the squad business meetings.


The Sons remember Gorden Rolen, "The Oldest Son" who passed away on Sept. 19th.

Commander: David Lamberson

1st Vice Commander: Eric Davis

2nd Vice Commander: Earl Davis

3rd Vice Commander: Steve Wyatt

Adjutant/Finance Officer: Tom Arter

Judge Advocate: Lew Foster

Provost Marshall: Cody Britton

Request for Membership

Sons of AMVETS is comprised of male descendants of American Veterans, male or female. As part of the AMVETS family we are united in service and dedicated to improve quality of life, advocate legislation for increased benefits and care, plus provide and support charitable assistance to veterans, their families and community..

Membership in the Sons of AMVETS shall be limited to all male descendants, grandsons, adopted sons and stepsons, fathers, husbands, widowers and brothers of members of AMVETS and the deceased member of AMVETS, or the personnel who died and would have been eligible for membership in the parent organization.

To apply you will need either the Member Name and Number for your AMVETS Relative or, if deceased, documentation of service  (typically Form DD214, as well as proof of death).  We hope that you have time to fill out the Membership Contact Form  below and become a member of Squad #1 and the AMVETS family.


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Contact Form

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