Mobirise

Colonel Lewis L. Millett Hill 180 Memorial

Home of Pup Tent #8 'Chokum Chingos'

Post No. 8180
Songtan-si, Korea

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WARREN 'Max' MAXSON

Commander

Meetings

  • Post Meetings              Every 2nd Tue @ 1830
  • ScratchesEvery 3rd Sat @ 1330

Meeting Minutes are posted in the minutes database as soon as released, usually within a day.

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  • Tuesday - Friday 1600-0200
  • Saturday / Sunday1300-0230
  • MondayClosed
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Lewis L. Millett

Colonel, US Army (Ret)
Medal of Honor Recipient


Biography
Medal of Honor Recipient
Dec 15, 1920 - 14 Nov 2009


Battle of Bayonet Hill
Hill 180
Feb 7, 1951, Osan AB, RoK

MOC Pup Tent 8

MOC Pup Tent #8

Military Order of the Cooties, Grand of the Pacific Pup Tent #8 named the "Chokum Chingo's" meaning 'Little Friends' in Korean. The pup tent was chartered on 7 December 1991 and holds Scratches the 2nd Saturday of every month at 1330 hours in the post home.

Post History

History of Post 8180

Originated in 1964, Chartered 14 Dec 1970. Painting depicts Captain Lewis L. Millett charging up Hill 180, our post's name being “Hill 180 Memorial Post” when chartered. The charter changed in 2010 following the death COL Millett to “Colonel Lewis L. Millett Hill 180 Memorial Post”.

Bayonet Hill

Battle of Bayonet Hill 180

Febuary 7, 1951, Osan AB, Republic of Korea - Hill 180 was the scene of Captain Lewis Millett's 27th Infantry "Wolfhounds" Easy Company's heroic bayonet charge that earned Captain Millett the Medal of Honor presented to him at the White House on July 5, 1951.

MOC Pup Tent 8

Tuskegee Airmen Wall

Tuskegee Airmen Wall Dedicated to all Tuskegee Airmen, especially honoring our posts Tuskegee Airman MSgt (Ret) James 'Jim' T. Price. Ceremony held at Post Home on Armed Forces Day 17 May 2008. Jim Price passed away 20 July 2008.

Post History

Post 8180 Buddy Poppy

VFW Memorial flower honoring service member sacrafices. Among all the flowers that evoke memories and emotions of war is the red poppy, which became associated with war after publication of Col. John McCrae's "In Flander's Field".

POW MIA

POW/MIA Recognition Day 

Honoring commitments and sacrifices of prisoners of war and missing in action. One of the 6 days by law the black POW/MIA flag shall be flown over federal facilities and cemeteries, post offices and military installations.

Osan History

History of Osan AB

Osan Air Base, K-55, Republic of Korea. Named after the small town of Osan-up six miles to the north on the main supply route leading to Seoul.  The Korean word "O-san" means Crow Hill. Today the home of 7AF and ROKAF HQ,

Task Force Smith

Task Force Smith

The Battle of Osan - July 5, 1950. the first engagement between United States and North Korean forces. Named for Lieutenant Colonel Charles B. Smith, commanding officer, 1st Battalion, 21st Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.

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Join, become a member of our Facebook group where you will find the latest happenings around the post and upcoming events on Osan AB and in the local community.

Post 8180 Supporting The Community

Chartering organization for local Boy Scout Troop 86 and the Cub Scout Pack. We also work closely with the local Girl Scouts. The Scouts participate in all of our major activities, to include Hill 180 Ceremony, Buddy Poppy and the Armed Forces Day Parade.

A 2-day festival hosted by the Songtan Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the friendship between the ROK and the United States.  Post 8180 participates providing food at our VFW booth complimenting the live music, dance and martial arts during this family friendly event.

Community Support

VFW Post 8180 participates in the Annual Osan Air Base Air Power Day held on the Osan AB flightline. The post provides “American Style” food booths to help raise money for the post in support of the many Post community support programs.

A large collection of photos and albums in our Photo Gallery of our Facebook group page.

Post 8180 Officers

2017-2018

commander

Commander

WARREN 'MAX' MAXSON

senior vice

Senior Vice

LEON ELLISON

jr vice

Junior Vice

OWEN POWELL

quartermaster

Quartermaster

RON DAVIS

Judge Advocate

Judge Advocate

JIM YARBROUGH

Trustee 1 YR

Trustee 1 YR

MARL NARKON

Trustee 2 YR

Trustee 2 YR

TERRANCE SMITH

Trustee 3 YR

Trustee 3 YR

JOSE GARCIA

Surgeon

Surgeon

DAN DELANEY

Chaplain

Chaplain

WILLIAM QUINTERO

Adjutant

Adjutant

DAN DELANEY

service officer

Service Officer

PATRICK HIGGINS

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Address

Pacific Hotel
301-4 Shinjang-2Dong
Songtan-Si, Pyongtaek
Kyonggi-Do
South Korea, 459-122 

Contacts

Email Webmaster:
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Email Commander:
cdr10216 at vfwdeptpacific dot org

Phone: +82-31-662-7560 

Post 8180 VFW 82-31-662-7560