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VFW Post 5408 has a highly-experienced, passionate leadership team. Together, they proudly serve the veterans within the ranks of VFW Post 5408 as well as the northern Cobb County, Georgia, community at large.

2022-2023 VFW Post 5408 Officers

Officer PositionOfficer Name
Post CommanderDwayne Kilbourne
Senior Vice CommanderJack Holcomb
Junior Vice CommanderMichael Lowe
QuartermasterEarnest Lawrence
AdjutantJon Hawley
ChaplainCurtis Sims
Judge AdvocateBarbara Barney
SurgeonWalter "Mike" Scott
Officer of the DayJames "Stoney" Easterly
3 Year TrusteeLara Chamberlain
2 Year TrusteeDarryl Gunter
1 Year TrusteeWayne Miller
Service OfficerDaniel Avalos

2022-23 VFW Post 5408 Committees

House
April Jones (elected)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence* (QM)
James "Stoney" Easterly (elected)
Jon Hawley (appointed)
Josh Kilgore (elected)
Scott McGill (appomted)
Shawn Cyr (appomted)
Teddy Mathis (elected)
Honor Guard
Jim Busi (Captain)
Eldrige Holloway (Captain)
Barbara Barney
Teddy Mathis
VACANT
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Bylaws & Resolutions
Barbara Barney (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
Jack Holcomb
Jon Hawley
VACANT
VACANT
Membership
Jack Holcomb (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
James "Stoney" Easterly
Jon Hawley
Michael Lowe
Scott McGill
Programs
Michael Lowe (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
Jack Holcomb
Jon Hawley
VACANT
VACANT
Bingo
Jon Hawley (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
James "Stoney" Easterly
Scott McGill
VACANT
VACANT
Buddy Poppy
Michael Starnes (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
Roger Hill
VACANT
VACANT
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Fundraising & Grants
Scott McGill (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
Teddy Mathis
VACANT
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Hospital
Walter "Mike" Scott (Chair)
Curtis Sims
Daniel Avalos
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
VACANT
VACANT
Marketing
Michael Lowe (Chair)
Dwayne Kilbourne (CDR)
Earnest Lawrence (QM)
Shawn Cyr
Teddy Mathis
VACANT
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VFW Post 5408 Past Commanders

YearCommanderDesignations
2021-2022Dwayne KilbourneAll State Co-Captain, All-American
2020-2021Arcus "Sonny" WilkersonAll-American
2019-2020Arcus "Sonny" Wilkerson
2018-2019Lewyn Poage
2017-2018William "Bill" Lienhop
2016-2017William "Bill" Lienhop
2015-2016Lavern "Vern" Johns
2014-2015Lavern "Vern" Johns
2013-2014Lavern "Vern" Johns