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  • VFW Launches Campaign to Showcase Veterans #StillServing February 11, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to launch #StillServing, a campaign to bring attention to and honor the continued commitment and sacrifice of America's veterans. The men and women who bravely defend our nation often continue to selflessly serve their communities and country in ways beyond their military service. […]
  • Twisted X Signs on as Title Sponsor of VFW Youth Programs February 4, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce Twisted X has signed on to become the title sponsor of its annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen winners' trip. Twisted X, a longtime supporter of the VFW, initially announced its $130,000 multi-year commitment while presenting a $100,000 donation at […]
  • CDW Presents 10000 Donation to the VFW January 31, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Representatives from CDW presented a $10,000 donation on behalf of its CDW Gives program to VFW Quartermaster Debra Anderson today in support of the vital programs and services the VFW offers to our nation's service members, veterans and their families, free of charge. "The VFW was thrilled to receive this donation, […]
  • VFW Expects Apology From POTUS January 24, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "In light of today's announcement from the defense department that 34 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries as a result of Iran's retaliatory strike and President Trump's remarks which minimized these troops' injuries, the Veterans of Foreign Wars cannot stand idle on this matter. TBI is a serious injury and […]
  • Lawrence, Gallucci, Eshenbaugh Named to HillVets 100 Class of 2019 January 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Washington Office Executive Director B.J. Lawrence, National Veterans Service Director Ryan Gallucci and VFW Department of Texas Service Officer Terry Eshenbaugh were named to the HillVets 100 Class of 2019. "I wouldn't expect anything less from B.J. Ryan and Terry, three dedicated and committed leaders who fight and […]
  • VFW Awards 154 Student Veterans with Scholarships January 20, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce more than 150 student veterans from around the country have been selected as 2020 spring semester recipients of the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship." "Too often I meet veterans whose GI Bill education benefits have been depleted. For more than […]
  • VFW, Stars and Stripes Work to Bring More News to More Veterans January 9, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it has teamed up with the renowned source for military and veteran news, Stars and Stripes, to offer VFW members a 50% discount on unlimited digital access to news and information on web and mobile. "Stars and Stripes is certainly a […]
  • VFW, SVA Announce 2020 Student Veteran Fellowship Class January 6, 2020
    WASHINGTON - Ten Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) members and Student Veterans of America (SVA) leaders were selected for the 2020 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program Sunday at the SVA National Conference in Los Angeles, California. The 10 fellows will now join more than 500 VFW members on Capitol Hill in early March to advocate on […]
  • VFW Bids Congressman Roe Well Wishes on His Retirement January 3, 2020
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) bids Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) well wishes on his retirement at the conclusion of the 116th Congress. "Congressman Roe has been a staunch supporter of our veterans, service members, military families, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars throughout his career as both a veteran and public […]
  • VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest January 3, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is now accepting submissions for its 2020 National Publications Contest. VFW publications published up to four times annually, or five or more times annually, will be judged in four categories. The categories are: Department-level publications: Newspaper/Newsletter Defined as being printed on newspaper stock. Best Feature Story […]
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  • January February 11, 2020
    Veterans Bond with Surfing Dogs VFW Revs Up Awareness at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Iraq War Veteran Teaches Martial Arts Army Rangers Launch Operation Just Cause in Panama Listen to the 2020 January issue of VFW magazine here. 
  • February February 7, 2020
    Wounded Iraq War Vet Surprised by Home Makeover ‘Frogmen’ Led the Way on Iwo Jima Hockey Rekindles Camaraderie for Vets Army Vet Sets Sights on Career in Fashion **Attention VFW members: If you have written a book or an e-book bearing an ISBN or ASIN, submit a nonreturnable copy (or a link to the e-book) […]
  • November/December January 6, 2020
    Fallujah: Battle for Iraq's 'City of Mosques' VFW's Image 'Shines' Under the Sea 'The Polar Bears Are Finally Home' 30 Years Ago: The Fall of the Berlin Wall Listen to the 2019 November/December issue of VFW magazine here. 
  • October November 5, 2019
    Married Couple ‘Passes the Gavel’ at Texas Post Sunshine State Draws VFW Members to National Convention Remembering Afghanistan’s Outpost Keating ‘Rebel Vets’ Hike Nevada Desert Listen to the 2019 October issue of VFW magazine here. 
  • April October 3, 2019
    Pat Tillman’s Legacy ‘Big 6’ Unite in Washington VFW Post is First ‘Remote’ VA Site Listen to the 2019 April issue of VFW magazine here.
  • May October 3, 2019
    Served the Nation, Now Succeeding in Business VFW Chief Tells Lawmakers ‘Do What is Right’ 50 Years Ago: Brutal Battle on Hamburger Hill California Wildfires: VFW Posts Rally to Help Those in Need Here’s the Latest on Veterans’ Memorials Listen to the 2019 May issue of VFW magazine here.
  • June/July October 3, 2019
    Normandy: 75 Years Ago U.S. Troops Train in Poland Veterans were the First to Land on the Moon WWII Vets Used GI Bill to Transform America Listen to the 2019 June/July issue of VFW magazine here.
  • August October 3, 2019
    Wounded Vets Inspire and Motivate Recruiters ‘Made it Happen’ in 2019 VFW’s Washington Centennial: Serving Veterans for 100 Years Listen to the 2019 August issue of VFW magazine here.  
  • September October 2, 2019
    This VFW Member is NASCAR’s Only Veteran VFW’s New Chief Wants you to ‘Dare to Care’ 10th Anniversary of Afghanistan War’s Battle of Ganjgal Texas Vets get Second Chances in San Antonio Court Listen to the 2019 September issue of VFW magazine here.
  • March April 1, 2019
    Black Rifle Coffee Company: We Will Hire 10,000 Veterans Montagnards: Vietnam’s Forgotten Mountain People 300th Marine Earns Medal of Honor 18 New Vets in Congress Listen to the 2019 March issue of VFW magazine here.  
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  • VFW Supports Burn Pit Legislation February 24, 2020
    VFW-supported legislation that could recognize veterans who were exposed to burn pits during the Global War on Terrorism was introduced Nov. 22 to the Senate. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) introduced The Veterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2019 (S. 2950). If made into law, it would recognize that […]
  • A Real Opportunity to Help Make History February 17, 2020
    Park University's Chief Advancement Officer Nathan Marticke says the school's dedication to veterans runs deeply. "It's in the DNA of our university," Marticke said. It's evident in the number of service members who earn degrees from the private, non-profit university located in Parkville, Mo., about 15 miles northwest of Kansas City. According to Marticke, some […]
  • Veterans Welcome at Ohio State February 3, 2020
    Since its formal partnership in 2013, VFW and the Student Veterans of America (SVA) have worked to advocate for improvement to benefits for student veterans around the world. Both veterans' organizations are led by veterans serving their communities and other veterans. The Ohio State University SVA chapter Vets 4 Vets is just one of the […]
  • Lawrence, Gallucci, Eshenbaugh Named to HillVets 100 Class of 2019 January 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Washington Office Executive Director B.J. Lawrence, National Veterans Service Director Ryan Gallucci and VFW Department of Texas Service Officer Terry Eshenbaugh were named to the HillVets 100 Class of 2019. "I wouldn't expect anything less from B.J. Ryan and Terry, three dedicated and committed leaders who fight and […]
  • VFW Bids Congressman Roe Well Wishes on His Retirement January 3, 2020
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) bids Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) well wishes on his retirement at the conclusion of the 116th Congress. "Congressman Roe has been a staunch supporter of our veterans, service members, military families, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars throughout his career as both a veteran and public […]
  • VFW, Senate Leaders Key in Axing Widow's Tax in New NDAA
    WASHINGTON - After a nearly half-century long fight, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its veterans service and survivor organization partners claimed victory with the termination of the contentious and embattled Military Widow's Tax as part of the presidential signing of the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act today. "This is a momentous victory for […]
  • VFW-Supported Burn-Pit Bill Introduced to House
    A bill introduced to the House could provide veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars who were exposed to burn pits the same VA medical care as Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange. The VFW-supported Jennifer Kepner Healthcare for Open-Air Burn-Pit Exposure (HOPE) Act, H.R. 4137, was introduced to the House by Rep. Raul […]
  • VFW Witnesses Landmark Presidential Signing of the POW MIA Flag Act
    WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) stood in solidarity with fellow members of the Veterans Service Organization (VSO) community as President Donald Trump signed the National POW/MIA Flag Act into law today. "This is a historic victory for every man and woman who courageously defended this nation and remain unaccounted for," said VFW National […]
  • VFW Donates $70,000 to Park University's Valor Medals Review Project November 22, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William "Doc" Schmitz presented a $70,000 donation to Park University President Dr. Greg Gunderson today in support of the university's research initiative into the awarding or denying of World War I military service medals based on racial bias. More than 367,000 African Americans fought […]
  • VFW Surpasses $9B in Benefits for Our Veterans Nationwide November 22, 2019
    WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Service Officers recovered more than $9 billion in benefits for veterans for the first time this past fiscal year. VFW service officers were responsible for the recovery of a total of $9,059,726,902 for veterans, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). "This is a true testament […]
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  • Veterans Helping Veterans on Reality TV Show February 21, 2020
    Randy Engness took eight days of vacation at the end of September to help a family he had never met. As commander of VFW Post 2204 in Rice Lake, Wis., Engness learned at the Wojcik family in Strum, Wis., about an hour away. They were going to be featured on the Lifetime Network's Military Makeover […]
  • Racking Up Success February 19, 2020
    U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Zabaldo was serving as a military journalist in 2004 in Baghdad's Green Zone. Propelled by patriotism, he had enlisted a few days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Three years later, he found himself in the middle of another terrorist attack, one of the worst enemy mortar assaults to hit […]
  • VFW Launches Campaign to Showcase Veterans #StillServing February 11, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to launch #StillServing, a campaign to bring attention to and honor the continued commitment and sacrifice of America's veterans. The men and women who bravely defend our nation often continue to selflessly serve their communities and country in ways beyond their military service. […]
  • 1,500 Toys January 31, 2020
    Students in the Garfield, N.J., school district were in for a treat at Christmastime thanks to VFW Post 2867 in Garfield. Pre-k, kindergarten and first-grade students had the opportunity to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Post home. Each child walked away with a gift and a tummy full of snacks. Post Commander Irwin […]
  • Iraq War Veteran Spreads Knowledge of Martial Arts January 27, 2020
    Re-introducing a Vietnam War veteran to martial arts set the course of one future veteran's life and spurred his desire to help others. Clay Worley, who discovered the ancient art form in his youth, served in the Army from 1997-98 with the 1st Infantry Division and 1st Armored Division in Bosnia and from 2003-04 with […]
  • A Once-in-a-Lifetime Hunt January 22, 2020
    Four Purple Heart recipients participated in the 37th annual VFW magazine-Donnan Gulch Outfitters Disabled Veterans Antelope Hunt this past October near Broadus, Mont. Doonan Gulch Outfitters is owned and operated by Russ and Carol Greenwood. The couple started hosting the annual hunt in 1982 because they didn't like the way Vietnam War veterans were treated […]
  • VFW Awards 154 Student Veterans with Scholarships January 20, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce more than 150 student veterans from around the country have been selected as 2020 spring semester recipients of the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship." "Too often I meet veterans whose GI Bill education benefits have been depleted. For more than […]
  • VFW's Image 'Shines' Under the Sea
    Just 10 miles off the coast of Dunedin Beach, Fla., in the Gulf of Mexico, exists a Circle of Heroes. It is a tranquil, peaceful place that offers comfort for veterans inclined - and prepared - to visit it. The first-of-its-kind underwater veterans dive memorial was dedicated on Aug. 5. VFW's Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief Fritz […]
  • VFW Hosts 60 Wounded Warriors, Families for the Aleethia Foundation's Friday Night Dinner
    WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) hosted 60 wounded warriors, their families and caregivers, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center staff Dec. 13 for the traditional Aleethia Foundation's Friday Night Dinner at The Capitol Hill Club. "It is an honor to break bread, share stories, and be part of the healing process for […]
  • A Holly, Jolly Christmas for Children at the National Home December 12, 2019
    For 90 years, the Military Order of the Cootie has been spreading Christmas cheer to the children of the National Home! Every year on the first weekend in December, they travel from far and wide to share the holiday spirit at the National Home. Friday evening, members of the VFW Department of Michigan District 8 […]