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3rd ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY BANQUET

FOOD, FUN @ FIREWORKS All are Welcome!!


Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Joining the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry is faster than ever for #Veterans. We’ve updated the eligibility verification process—greatly eliminating delays.


VA Finally Accepting Applications For Veteran ID Cards

VA Finally Accepting Applications For Veteran ID Cards


VFW-Sport Clips Scholarship Program Tops $4 Million!

Program names 118 student veterans to share $550,000 this spring semester


Germantown native helps found first VFW in Australia

Germantown native Steven Sartain is one of the founding officers of the very first and only Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts in Australia. Mount Hawthorn Post 12163 was chartered on May 7 and made history as being the first VFW Post chapter created in Australia.


A Veteran’s ashes are in limbo in Cambodia; VFW members want to help

The ashes of Air Force veteran Jimmie Herschal Sillavan are still being held by a Cambodian funeral home nearly two years after his death.


Broadview native Cherish McNamara among the founders of the first VFW post in Australia

Broadview Heights native Cherish McNamara, pictured with her children, Liam and Cailin, is senior vice commander at the first and only VFW post in Australia. Read about her journey, from serving as a pilot in the Air Force to achieving the rank of major.


VFW help Rovers

Rover Crew of Subiaco associate with Post 12163 and assist with 4th of July, VFW rewards crew.


Chillicothe native and former Lancaster resident runs Australian VFW post

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12163 may be in Western Australia, but it has a decidedly Ohio flavor to it. Post Commander James Maughmer was born in Chillicothe and is a former Lancaster resident.


Dist V Video Conference Meeting Procedures

New Policy Procedures for Video Meetings


National Day of Service

National Day of Service at VA Cemeteries on 9/11 with Carry The Load


Student Loan Forgiveness

President Trump: "I'm taking executive action to ensure that our wounded warriors are not saddled with mountains of student debt.”


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A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School


Celebrating VFW Day


VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now


VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund


Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal


VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan


A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan


VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans


VFW Elects Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic as New National Commander


Louisiana VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


VFW Congratulates Nation's Top Scouts


VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'


VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week


Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021


VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW National Convention Update II


2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named


VFW National Convention Update


VFW, Team Red ,White & Blue Join Forces For Veterans


Annual VFW Youth Scholarship Competitions Open


VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families


VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts


VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration


Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships


VFW to Host #SportClipsSalute Week


Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran's Sexual Assault Allegation


VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide


Pandemic Won't Stop BK Support of Veteran Families


Calling All Middle and High School Students


Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic


The VFW Podcast Debuts Today


VFW Sport Clips to Host Virtual Walk for Veterans


Celebrate VFW Day


VFW National Commander Honors Two Louisiana Sheriff's Deputies for Heroic Actions


2021 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application Period Now Open


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $700,000 in Scholarships to Veterans


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3rd ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY BANQUET

FOOD, FUN @ FIREWORKS All are Welcome!!

Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Joining the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry is faster than ever for #Veterans. We’ve updated the eligibility verification process—greatly eliminating delays.

District News

Important Info for District 5 Members

Dist V Video Conference Meeting Procedures

New Policy Procedures for Video Meetings

National Day of Service

National Day of Service at VA Cemeteries on 9/11 with Carry The Load

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A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for ...

Celebrating VFW Day

WASHINGTON - Each year on Sept. 29, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day is celebrated at Posts and in communities around the world....