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Thank You Willey Well Drilling Inc!

Thank You Willey Well Drilling Inc!

A big shout out to the crew at Willey Well Drilling for a job well done! We would like to thank them for their support and donation to Whirlwind Veterans and Warrior Retreat. Our sanctuary barn now has a new well and fresh water for our animals within reach. No more...

Meet Private Gobble

Meet Private Gobble

Meet Pvt Gobble - the Retreat's first pardoned one-legged turkey due to injury. Visit our Facebook page @WVWRINC for more on Pvt Gobble and his new journey at the Whirlwind Veterans and Warrior Retreat's Sanctuary Barn. His brothers and sisters depart Sunday to...

Thank You 6th Annual Stars and Stripes Golf Tournament!!

A huge Whirlwind Veterans & Warrior Retreat thank you to the 6th Annual Stars & Stripes Golf Tournament. A special thank you to Sue and Kim for all their hard work and dedication in supporting our military and veterans. P.S. Thank you Sue for the awesome...

John Levulis Building Dedication July 17, 2021

John Levulis Building Dedication July 17, 2021

The Retreat’s first building dedication was a success with a great turnout! Rain, sleet or snow we are always looking for ways to honor our veterans. Keep an eye out for updates on our page for future events. Please visit our Facebook page...

Second Fishing Pond Coming Soon to Whirlwind!

Second Fishing Pond Coming Soon to Whirlwind!

Take a look at our current project happening at the Retreat. Operating engineer apprentices from Local 17 are busy perfecting their skills building the new pond. Follow us on Facebook for weekly updates and pictures @WVWRINC.

Remembering Navy Veteran Petty Officer 3rd Class Jared Lee Metro

Today, Whirlwind Veterans and Warrior Retreat, Inc had the honor to attend the memorial service for Navy Veteran Petty Officer 3rd Class Jared Lee Metro. Jared was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident on September 11, 2020. A huge thank you to the Metro family for...

First New Building Named

First New Building Named

Whirlwind Veterans and Warrior Retreat has selected the name of who will be honored and always remembered at the Retreat site. Eden native Army Captain John Levulis was selected in the 2020 fundraiser for the new equipment building.

Wreaths Across America – BOGO! Ends January 15, 2020

Wreaths Across America – BOGO! Ends January 15, 2020

UY ONE GET ONE FREE! Any wreath purchased between now and January 15, 2020 will be MATCHED!!! We have added cemeteries for Eden and North Collins for Wreath Across America 2020! We need to purchase 1,575 wreaths to meet our goal, so please consider purchasing and...

Wreath Event 19 December 2020

Wreath Event 19 December 2020

Thank you to everyone who supported Whirlwind Veterans and Warrior Retreat this past weekend during the Wreaths Across America Event on Saturday 19 December. This was our 2nd year and WOW !   5 cemeteries and  1000 Wreaths were set at OUR Veterans headstones. The...