Mike Cearley has been an active member of the VFW at the Post, District and Dept. For the last 25 years. He started in the VFW as an Honor Guard member of his Post and went on to hold numerous positions both at his Post and District 13. Currently holding the positions of Post 6311 Commander, District 13 Commander and State Inspector. Mike spent 8 and a half years in the Navy earning his eligibility during the Iranian hostage crises being awarded his first Navy Expeditionary Medal along with numerous other awards.