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 […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Every Sept. 29, Veterans of Foreign Wars Day is celebrated at Posts and in communities around the world. VFW Day is a day devoted to recognizing our amazing organization and its selfless and committed members worldwide who continue to serve. The VFW has been unwavering in its devotion to veterans, service members and their families for 121 years. Whether it's […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will extend the existing moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, as well as extend VA loan forbearance requests, to June 30, because of COVID-19. The current moratorium extensions for evictions and foreclosures were set to end March 31. "We will do everything in our power to help Veterans, their families, survivors and our caregivers get through this […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On Feb. 27, 2021, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation will proudly celebrate its 25th anniversary. Established in 1996, to support the vital VFW programs which work to fill in governmental assistance gaps for service members and military families, the VFW Foundation is the official 501(c)3 of the VFW. As a nonprofit organization, the foundation receives no government funding, […]
  • 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 […]