Commander Jason Simpson is pictured Monday afternoon, October 31, 2016, in the canteen at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199 in Ceres, California. The VFW was nearly forced to close its doors this week because of lack of participation among the memberships. Simpson is trying to get younger recruits from Afghanistan and Iraq Wars to increase membership.
Commander Jason Simpson is pictured Monday afternoon, October 31, 2016, in the canteen at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199 in Ceres, California. The VFW was nearly forced to close its doors this week because of lack of participation among the memberships. Simpson is trying to get younger recruits from Afghanistan and Iraq Wars to increase membership. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Commander Jason Simpson is pictured Monday afternoon, October 31, 2016, in the canteen at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199 in Ceres, California. The VFW was nearly forced to close its doors this week because of lack of participation among the memberships. Simpson is trying to get younger recruits from Afghanistan and Iraq Wars to increase membership. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

Threat of closure has Modesto VFW Post 3199 seeking reinforcements

October 31, 2016 6:57 PM