VFW National News

Posted By Post 9808

December 17, 2020

Category - News

  • WASHINGTON – In a letter sent to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic urged Secretary Carlos Del Toro to name the newest commissioned surface combatant ship the USS Telesforo Trinidad, after a sailor who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions more than 100 years ago. "The VFW strongly believes […]
  • GEORGETOWN, Texas – Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for U.S. service members and veterans – the largest scholarship program of its kind. Donations can be made now through November 13 at any Sport Clips location or by texting "HERO" to 71777. On Veterans Day, November 11, participating stores will offer free haircuts for […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchise restaurants will again raise funds throughout the month of November in support of the VFW's Unmet Needs program. Now in its 15th year, the annual campaign encourages BURGER KING® customers to donate $1 or more to the program with their purchase. "With even more service members […]
  • WASHINGTON – For the members the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), as well as the millions of others who have worn the cloth of our military, all veterans share a common bond. At one time in their lives, they raised their right hand and solemnly swore an oath to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States." No matter if they served for […]
  • WASHINGTON – On Veterans Day, the Biden Administration announced a series of actions that VA will take to address the health conditions veterans experience due to burn pits and other toxic exposures. The announcement was well-received by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), as it has continuously urged Congress and both the current and previous administrations to address toxic exposure since the issue came […]