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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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VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation


The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced


VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage


VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs


Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington


VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service


VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill


Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day


VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests


VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans


VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day


VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General


VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music


VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners


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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

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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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VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law

WASHINGTON - After years of persistent advocacy, National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tim Borland, families of...

VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It is with great sorrow that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announces the passing of past VFW Commander-in-...