Joe Kopff   Stan Nelms

Vietnam Veterans of America

Breakfast at Bob's

John  Dexheimer

1945 - 2024


Bill DeArmond

Senior Director

Dierbergs Town Center

Gary Hutchison Memorial Chapter 1028


On April 23rd  about 30 members and guests  visited the Boeing Prologue Room. The room displayed the history of Boeing / McDonnell Douglas Corporation  featuring models of all the aircraft built from its beginning to present day. Thanks to member Cary Killebrew and his daughter Jennifer for arranging the visit.  After the visit, the group went to Hobo's Restaurant in St. Peters for lunch.


# 1 Lambert Drury Dr., Valley Park, MO 63088 Tel. 636.825.2181

Photo by Craig Mathews Sr.

April 3, 2024


On May 29th approximately 25 members of Chapter 1028 met for breakfast at the Bob Evans Restaurant at HWY 141 & I-44. This informal gathering happens every Wednesday at 7:00 A.M. when the store opens. Except Chapter meeting day on the first Wednesday of the month.  All are welcome. 

Photos from John Froidl's Facebook Page

Bill DeArmond    Dave Fischer

Tom Brophy



Lloyd Wilson

​Junior Director

Craig Mathews.

On May 25th the Chapter held a fundraiser at he Dierbergs Store in Wildwood. Thanks go out to all the customers who donated and to the store management who supported our efforts. We also thank the volunteers who gave up part of their Holiday weekend

Fred Dishner   Bill DeArmond

On April 12th members of Chapter 1028 visited Lindbergh High School to participate in their History Alive program

Chapter 1028 Newsletter

Bob DeLong, Everett Nagel, Dave Bierman, Dan Crowe, Dave Fischer, Jim Stroup

H.S. Rep., Craig Mathews, Andrea Mathews, Mike Erxleben, Dave Biermann, Paul Arca, John Froidl

Photos by Craig Mathews Sr.

Tom Becker


John Froidl Photos

On April 10th, the Chapter's Honor Guard rendered Flag Bearing services at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery for deceased member John Dexheimer.

Gregg Follmer



Melhville High School

Fred Dishner


Stan Nelms





Lindbergh High School

Joe Kopff       Dave Fischer

Dan Crowe


Dan Crowe


May 1, 2024

Carl Gordon   Mike Cicchese

On May 16th Chapter member Craig Mathews visited Melhville High School to participate in their History Alive program

Photos by Craig Mathews and Stan Nelms

Photos by Dennis Filla

At the monthly meeting on May 1st new officers for the 2024-2026 term were sworn in by Everett Nagel.

Craig Mathews   Andrea Mathews

Donna Robinson, Kathy Ramsey, and Diane Harness from Quilts of Valor presented several members of Chapter 1028 with samples of their patriotic handiwork.

Rick Marchand  James Mason