A Veteran is any former member of the Canadian Armed Forces who successfully underwent basic training and is honourably released.” This also applies to the RCMP as their disability claims are managed by VAC.
ANAVETS is a Veterans’ organization
Hold or be entitled to receive a medal for Active Service overseas in Her Majesty’s Forces, the Merchant Navy, or the Canadian Corp of Firefighters.
Have volunteered for general service in some branch of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and have been honourably discharged or released.
have at least one (1) year of service with the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP.
Any member of Army, Navy or Air Force Cadets who have completed 3 years of service.
Have served one (1) year in the Armed Forces in any NATO country.
Have 2 years of service as a police officer, firefighter, correctional officer, customs, coast guard, EMT, fisheries or land and forest.
The membership dues are $35 per year.
Woodstock ANAVETS #95 meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month, excluding July & January at the Saint Gertrudes Church Hall at 7:00 PM
Sponsor of 318 Woodstock Army Cadet Corps
Offers annual bursaries at Woodstock High School, Canterbury SchoolNackawic High School, Hartland School and Northern Carleton High
Conducts FLAG DAY commemoration at various schools including,Debec, Southern Carleton, Canterbury, Nackawic Elementary,Woodstock Middle school, Centreville Elementary, Bristol Elementary,Florenceville Elementary
CANDLELIGHT TRIBUTE during Veterans Week at Woodstock Cenotaphby Woodstock Middle School
Assist Salvation Army in the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign
Coordinate with 318 Army Cadet Corps the annual Vimy Ridgecommemorative at the Woodstock Cenotaph
Arranged to have the VETERANS OMBUDSMAN visit and speak ontwo different occasions
Coordinated the refurbishment and restoration of the WoodstockCenotaph as well as adding names of Korean War and Peacekeepercasualties
Collected food and sundry items for the troops in Afghanistan
During Veterans Week scheduling is arranged so that every localschool is visited by a contingent of local veterans and also visitthe manor and Riverside Court for ceremonies
Arranged to have the wheels on the WW1 field gun restored