member "Veterans Commission" appointed by the Door County Board of
Supervisors hires a "Veteran's Service Officer" to administer veterans
affairs in Door County. There is also a "Veteran's Council" made up of
two representatives from each post. Go to
for more information.
There are four American Legion posts in Door County (Post 72 in
Sturgeon Bay, Post 372 in Maplewood, Post 527 in Sister Bay, and Post
402 on Washington Island), three Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) posts
(Liberty Grove Post 8337, Fish Creek Post 9290, and Sturgeon Bay post
3088), one AMVET Post 51 in Sturgeon Bay, one Marine Corp League
Detachment 1130 in Sturgeon Bay and the Cooties Post 43 in Sturgeon Bay.
(Yes, I know the Cooties have not been seen for awhile, but they're out
there somewhere so be ready to party the next time one crosses your
Lifetime VFW Member