Veteran of Foreign Wars of the US - Silver State Post 3396

aka VFW Post 3396   |   Sparks, NV   |  https://vfw3396.org/di/vfw/v2/default.asp

Mission

To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans

Ruling year info

2018

Commander

Jerome Washington

Main address

PO Box 3659

Sparks, NV 89432 USA

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EIN

83-1957300

NTEE code info

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Population(s) Served
Young adults
Adolescents

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Veteran of Foreign Wars of the US - Silver State Post 3396

Board of directors
as of 3/10/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jerome Washington

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US Silver State Post 3396

Term: 2020 - 2021


Board co-chair

Jesse Tiffany

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US Silver State Post 3396

Term: 2020 - 2021

David Sousa

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US Silver State Post 3396

Richard Gammick

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US Silver State Post 3396

Board leadership practices

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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
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Organizational demographics

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