June 10th, 2023, Mansfield, MA: VFW Department of Massachusetts elects James Morrissey as its Commander at its 103rd State Convention. James Morrissey joined the Navy after high school and spent a total of 10 years on active duty. His assignments included the USS Macdonough (DDG-39), NAWS Pt. Mugu, and the USS Independence CV-62. He attended aviation ordnance school and F-14 Armament school. Jim earned his VFW eligibility by receiving two Navy Expeditionary Medals and a Southwest Service Medal. He also received two good conduct medals, three Sea Service Ribbons, and two National Defense Service Medals. He is a life member of VFW Post 3264 in Mansfield, MA. Where he has served in various positions including Post Commander 2006-2014 earning all-state Post Commander and all State Quartermaster award. He was an All-American Post Quartermaster in 2017, and served as District Six Commander earning all-state District Commander in 2018-2019. Jim served as Jr. Vice Commander and later as Sr. Vice Commander for the department. Originally from Marshfield Jim now lives in Wareham with his wife Beth.
Massachusetts State Commander's and Auxiliary President's Special Project: Medic Now Foundation