AMVETS of Wisconsin Post #7

Truly AMVETS was born in the midst of war, for it was in August 1943, with victory still two years away, that a new organization, later to be known as American Veterans of World War II, had its beginning. Overseas the tide of battle was turning. The Allies had swept through North Africa and Sicily. In the Pacific fighting raged in New Guinea. Thousands of Americans had made the supreme sacrifice. Thousands more were being mustered out of uniform with battle wounds and medical discharges. These men who fought in history’s greatest war found it natural to seek each other’s company. They were united by similar experiences—in jungles, in the Arctic, in deserts, in mountains, at sea, and in the skies. Thus, out of such comradeship, AMVETS came to be.

Post #7 Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Meeting the second Tuesday of each month 7PM at Marine Corps League, 4715 Sherman Road

For more information call Post Commander
Jeff Bedward (920) 232-0750

Veterans, come join us at the Veterans tent here at Sawdust Days for good conversation and camaraderie among-est other veterans and supporters. We also have the AMVETS Auxillary and VVA Associates that help along with us. Support them also. And on the 4th after the parade, all veterans drink for free with us for a short period to celebrate your service.
When: July 3rd – July 7th
Where: Oshkosh Sawdust Days – Amvets Tent
Tuesday Time: 4PM – 10:00PM
Wednesday-Saturday Time: 12PM – 10:00PM


  • Hot Dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Brats
  • Nacho’s and Chips
  • Assorted Chips
  • Jumbo Pickles


  • Pepsi Products
  • Gatorade
  • Water
  • Budweiser
  • Bud Lite
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Wis Badger Amber
  • Lemon Shandy

Come visit Tuesday July 3rd till July 7th. Take to fellow vets and bring friends. A good time will be had. See you there!

Oshkosh Sawdust Days

The first annual Sawdust Days (then spelled Sawdust Daze) celebration was held in July of 1972. Events were held throughout the city, including Park Plaza, downtown, UW Oshkosh, along the Fox River and at South, Rainbow and Menominee parks, Activities included water skiing, a flower show, dances, a city breakfast, art fair, boat parade, fireman water fight, merchants dressed in period costumes, an Indian dance, EAA fly over, band concerts and vendor displays.

Festival Foods Fireworks / City of Oshkosh

The Festival Foods 4th of July Fireworks Brought to you by the City of Oshkosh will be shot on Wednesday July 4th at 9:45 PM from Monkey Island in Millers Bay, Menominee Park, Oshkosh, WI.

Veterans Parade

The 4th of July Veteran's Parade is Wednesday, July 4th starting at 9:00 am.

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