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ALLSTATE

ALL STATE CRITERIA FOR POST COMMANDER 2022-2023
Judging will be done on May 20, 2023

1. Post Commanders Resume MUST be received at HQ, not later than May 19, 2023. The resume Must
include the name of the appointed chairperson for the following committees: Voice of Democracy,
 Patriots Pen, Service Officer, Veterans and Military Support and Membership.  The Resume will also include
any item listed below that is required.
 
3. Post must be GREATER than 100% in membership either by the May 19th deadline.
 
4. Post must purchase three Buddy Poppies per member (minimum 500).
 
5. Post must have a representative (Commander, Sr. Vice, or Jr. Vice) at each District meeting.
 
6. Quartermaster and Accountable Officers must be bonded by September 1, 2023.
 
7. Post must have all trustee audits on file at HQ by May 19, 2023.
 
8. Post must conduct at least three (3) memberships drives. Drive dates and any additional information
MUST be documented in Commanders resume.
 
9. Post Commander must have signed up three (3) new or reinstated members.
 
10. Post must have been satisfactorily inspected and the inspection report on file with Department Inspector. The inspection must have met the satisfaction of the Department Inspector and Department Commander. The 990 Series IRS TAX FILING (FIRST PAGE ONLY) verified on the Inspection Report not later than May 19, 2023.
 
11. Commander's Book completed and turned in to Department Headquarters NOT LATER THAN May 19, 2023.
 
 ALL OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA MUST BE COMPLETED TO BE MINIMALLY ELIGIBLE
FOR "ALL STATE COMMANDER” IN ADDITION A MINIMUM OF (400) POINTS MUST BE
ACCUMULATED UTILIZING THE BELOW LISTED CRITERIA:
 
 
1. MEMBERSHIP points will be awarded for the following
 
Posts with 25 to 450 members:
(20) points awarded if GREATER than 100% by December 31, 2022
(10) points awarded if GREATER than 100% by May 22, 2023
Posts with more than 450 members:
(20) points awarded if GREATER than 100% by February 28,2023
(10) points awarded if GREATER than 100% by May 22, 2023
 
2. VOICE OF DEMOCRACY: (10) points for submitting an entry to District for judging. This should be listed on community service report, and Commanders resume.
 
3. PATRIOTS PEN: (10) points for submitting an entry to District for judging. This should be on the
community service report and Commanders resume.
 
4. NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION TEACHERS AWARD: (10) points for each category
submitted to District for judging, i.e. K-5, 6-8, 9-12, maximum of (30) points. This should be listed on
the community service report.
 
5. PUBLIC SERVANT: (5) points for informing the public of the program. (10) points for each category
submitted to District for judging, i.e. Police Officer, Firefighter, EMT. This should be reported on the
community service report.
 
6. LOYALTY DAY PROGRAM: (10) points for post ceremony as reported on community service report.
 
7. POW/MIA: (10) points for post ceremony as reported on community service report.
 
8. SCOUTING & YOUTH PROGRAM: A.E.R.S.O. (5) points, up to (25) points total for activities reported on community service report. (15) points for starting a shooting club.
 
9. COMMUNITY SERVICE REPORTS: (2) points for each submission (24) maximum.
 
10.SERVICE OFFICER REPORTS: (2) points for each submission (24) maximum. Cases must be
filed thru the DEPARTMENT OF ARIZONA VFW SERVICE OFFICE. (25) points if Post Service
officer is CERTIFIED BY NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICE.
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11. HOSPITAL REPORTS: (2) points for each submission (24) maximum.
 
12. VETERANS AND MILITARY SUPPORT: (2) points for each submission (24) maximum (must
submit on proper V&MS report form).
 
13. CHAPLAIN REPORTS: (2) points for each submission (24) maximum (must submit on proper report form)
 
14. COOPERATION LETTER: (10) points for Letter of Cooperation from Auxiliary President and  (10) additional points for starting an Auxiliary
 
 
IN ADDITION POSTS MAY ACCUMULATE "BONUS”
POINTS BY PARTICIPATING AS LISTED BELOW

1. VETS IN THE CLASSROOM: (5) points per school visit, maximum (25) points.
2.
FLAG RAISING OR FLAG RETIREMENTS: (5) points, maximum (25) points.
3. DEPARTMENT C OF A MEETINGS: (25) points per meeting (75) maximum.
COMMANDER, SR VICE COMMANDER or JR VICE COMMANDER MUST ATTEND.
4.
VETERANS AND MILITARY SUPPORT-DONATION: (25) points, Any donation will suffice
for All-State (minimum of $100 to be eligible for ALL AMERICAN) donation must be received by State
Quartermaster by May 19, 2023.
5. VFW NATIONAL HOME-DONATION: (25) points, ($30 minimum) donation must be received by State Quartermaster by May 19, 2023.
6. ARIZONA CHARITIES-DONATION: (25) points, Post must have participated in fund raising for
SPECIAL PROJECT EVENT or a $50 donation must be received by State Quartermaster by May 19, 2023.
7. SERVICE OFFICE DONATION(25) points, a $50 donation must be received by State Quartermaster by May 19, 2023.
8. SET UP/MAINTAIN A MISSING MAN TABLE (OUTSIDE OF THE POST) (5) total points maximum
 
 
 ALL STATE CRITERIA FOR DISTRICT COMMANDER

Judging will be done on May 20, 2023

1. District Commander's resume must be into Department Headquarters by Friday, May 19, 2023. All resumes must name the District Chairperson for the following committees: VOICE OF DEMOCRACY, PATRIOTS PEN, HOSPITAL, MEMBERSHIP and VETERANS AND MILITARY SUPPORT.

2. The district must be 100% in membership by May 19, 2023, or having met all other criteria, must be 100% by June 30, 2020, which is the National Membership year. All membership criteria will be determined by MEMSTATS.

3. Must attend or sent a representative to each Council of Administration meeting. (Commander, Sr. Vice-Commander, or Jr. Vice-Commander)

4. Must have bonded the District Quartermaster and Accountable Officers by September 1, 2023

5. Must have all District Trustee reports into Department by May 22, 2020

6. Must participate in at least three (3) District/Post recruitment drives, as documented on the Commander's resume.

7. The commander must have signed up three (3) new or reinstated members, as documented in the National Recruiter files.

8. Post must have been satisfactorily inspected and the inspection report on file with Department Inspector. The inspection must have met the satisfaction of the Department Inspector and Department Commander. The 990 Series IRS TAX FILING (FIRST PAGE ONLY) verified on the Inspection Report not later than May 19, 2023.

 

ALL OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA MUST BE COMPLETED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION TO BECOME AN "ALL STATE” DISTRICT COMMANDER!

 

In Addition, the below listed criteria involving "POINTS” will determine the "ALL STATE CAPTAIN”

1. MEMBERSHIP points will be awarded for the following:

Districts with memberships up to 2,500 members:

(20) Points for 100% by December 31, 2019

(10) Points for 100% by May 22, 2020

 Districts with more than 2,500 members:

(20) points for 100% by February 28, 2020

(10) points for 100% by May 22, 2020

2. VOICE of Democracy - (10) points for submitting a District entry to Department for judging.

3. PATRIOT’S PEN – (10) points for submitting a District entry to Department for judging.

4. NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION TEACHERS AWARD – (10) points for a submission to Department for judging.

5. PUBLIC SERVANT AWARD – (10) points per category, i.e. Firefighter, Police Officer, EMT, submitted to Department for judging. Maximum of (30) points

6. LOYALTY DAY – (10) points for a Loyalty day observation as submitted on the Commanders resume

7. POW/MIA – (10) points for a ceremony as reported on the Commanders resume

THE BELOW LISTED "BONUS” POINTS WILL BE AVAILABLE:

 1. VETS IN THE CLASSROOM – (5) points per school visit, maximum of (25) points as reported on the Commander's resume. Maximum of (25) points

2. FLAG RAISING or RETIREMENT CEREMONY– (5) points each event, maximum of (25) points as reported on the Commanders resume

3. ARIZONA VFW CHARITIES – (25) points if donated prior to May 19, 2023, any Dollar amount, (50) points if donated prior to May 19, 2023, in the amount of $100.00 or more through Department Headquarters.

4. NATIONAL HOME – (25) points for a $30.00 donation to the Arizona Cottage through Department Headquarters prior to May 22, 2020.

 

EACH "ALL STATE” DISTRICT COMMANDER WILL RECEIVE

A CAP, LAPEL PIN, AND DISTRICT CERTIFICATE

 District Commanders are responsible for submitting a District Quartermaster resume to Department Headquarters prior to May 22, 2020, for the Quartermaster to be eligible for "All State Status”. QM will be "All State” only if Commander achieves "All State”

 EACH "ALL STATE” DISTRICT QUARTERMASTER

WILL RECEIVE A CAP, LAPEL PIN AND DISTRICT CERTIFICATE


2022-2023 ALL-STATE COMMANDERS Judges
 
Dept. Senior Vice  Mark Short
Dept. Junior Vice Bill Schaeffler
Dept. Judge Advocate Jim McCormick
 
2022-2023 ALL-STATE CHAPLAIN Judge

Dept. Chaplain Rev. Phil Erickson

2012-2023 ALL-STATE Quartermaster Judge

Dept. QM  Hope Blood

2022-2023 ALL-STATE Service Officer Judge

Dept. Service Officer Ken Deist