About VFW Post 12009

The Chew Commons Slocum VFW Post, No. 12009 in Conifer, Colorado was chartered in January, 2004 and is named after three men who died in the most recent wars:
  • Army Pfc. Lars Chew, who died in Desert Storm
  • Army Cpl. Matthew Commons, who died in Afghanistan
  • Lance Cpl. Thomas Slocum, the first Coloradan killed in the Iraq war