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Posted By Post 9808

December 17, 2020

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  • WASHINGTON – After years of persistent advocacy, National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tim Borland, families of loved ones affected by toxic exposures and other veteran service organizations, stood together behind President Joseph Biden at the White House as the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, the landmark bill focused on assisting toxic-exposed veterans, […]
  • WASHINGTON – Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organization of war veterans in the United States. It is a day celebrated not only by its members at Posts throughout the country and around the world, but also by the generations of veterans, service members, their families and communities that have benefited from […]
  • The following is an Op-ed by VFW National Commander Tim Borland, published by Military Times. WASHINGTON – When a recruit joins the U.S. military, they have a lot of tasks to complete – paperwork and ID cards, physicals, boot camp, and training for their military occupational specialty – all responsibilities they accept as part of wearing the uniform. In return for accepting these responsibilities, […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U.S. Navy, who has protected and defended freedom both at home and around the globe for the past 247 years. On Oct. 13, 1775, a resolution of the Continental Congress established what is now the United States Navy with "a swift sailing vessel, to […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce that today, TOMS King Services BURGER KING® franchisee's Chief Operating Officer Erin Hasselgren traveled to Salem, Ohio, to present VFW Post 892 and District 6 Commander Douglas Brannon with a $75,000 donation to the VFW Unmet Needs program. The donation, raised by 125 BURGER KING® franchise locations during their month-long […]