VFW Elects New Quartermaster General
Robert Greene will oversee organization's finances
May 01, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - America’s largest organization of combat veterans has elected a Vietnam War
veteran Quartermaster General for the 1.4 million-member Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States.
Robert (Bob) Greene was elected VFW Quartermaster General on April 30 in Kansas
City. As the fiscal
and financial officer of the organization, Greene becomes accountable for all
funds, securities and other property of the VFW.
“There’s no better man for the
job. I am thrilled for Bob, and extremely pleased he’ll be overseeing the
finances of the organization. The VFW is in excellent hands,” says VFW National
Commander Richard L. DeNoyer.
to accepting the position, Greene served as Assistant Quartermaster General
2005 – 2012, Director/Chief Information Officer 2001 – 2005, Director of
Finance and Human Resources 1996 – 2001, Director of Purchasing and Life
Membership 1985 – 1996 and Accounting Office Manager 1978 - 1985.
is a native of Kansas City, Mo., and attended school there before joining the
United States Army in 1970. His tour of duty was spent in Vietnam, where he
served in a 101st Airborne light weapons infantry unit. For his service in
Vietnam, he was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, an Air
Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
military service, Greene attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City and
earned a degree in business administration in 1977. He came to work for the VFW
national headquarters in 1978.
is a member of the American Legion, Life Member of the VFW National Home and
Legacy Life Member of VFW Post 7397 in Lenexa, Kan.
resides in Lenexa with his wife Teresa.
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