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VFW NATIONAL NEWS
- GEORGETOWN, Texas – Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off an annual drive today that you can participate in to raise $1.7 million by November 12, in support of the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. You'll join Sport Clips […]
- WASHINGTON – As 2022 comes to a close, I'd like to take this time to share some thoughts and my gratitude for the gift of life we have all been given. Since I took hold of the reigns as VFW […]
- 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, […]
- 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. […]
- 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 […]
- WASHINGTON – We have all heard a lot about Camp Lejeune as of late, but what do we know about the man it is named for? On this 247th Marine Corps birthday, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) salutes all […]
- WASHINGTON – On this Veterans Day, I want all veterans to know that "Every Veteran Counts." That phrase is my guiding slogan during my year as VFW's Commander-in-Chief, and that message is never more relevant on a day set aside […]
- WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is today announcing an agreement in which it is entrusting the experienced environmental litigation team at the law firm of Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea (BMBFC Law) with guiding and assisting […]
- WASHINGTON – As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I would like all of us to reflect with thankfulness in our hearts on the precious gifts of family, friends and comrades we have in our lives. Those of us who […]
- Background The Senate must pass this critically needed legislation before the end of the 117th Congress. The House has done its part, and now the Senate must finish the job. H.R. 1361, the Advancing Uniform Transportation Opportunities for Veterans Act, […]
VFW National News
John Smith Jr.
From Ron Scoville: Please have this posted to our members.
John Smith Jr., 94 years young passed away August 21, 2020. There will be a virtual funeral Wednesday 8/26/2020 at 13:00 from Bennett Funeral Home. For more details follow this link to the online obituary.
Bronze Star Presentation to William G. Cline (Video)
On 17 August 2020 Congressman Rob Wittman presented SPC Cline his Bronze Star that he earned during the Vietnam war.
VFW POST 9808 JuNE 2023 NEWSLETTER
On 29 April, the Shred-It truck was at the Post to receive and shred all your documents that needed to be disposed safely. This was a community event and there was a good turnout of both community residents and Post members. Thank you to Jim White and Ed Mann for assisting with this activity.
VFW POST 9808 MAY 2023 NEWSLETTER
Commander's Message Comrades,For a few days I thought summer had arrived, but we are back to cooler days and nights.Of course, we still have yard work to do. The grass is growing, flowers blooming andweeds are certainly taking over the flower beds if you don’t stay on...
VFW POST 9808 APRIL 2023 NEWSLETTER
Comrades,Spring has sprung!! With spring comes warmer weather, flowers blooming and lots of yardwork. The beauty of the earth is all around us. Help take care of the environment any wayyou can. It takes all of us to make it happen. Be careful as you begin your outdoor...
VFW POST 9808 MARCH 2023 NEWSLETTER
Commander’s Message Spring is just around the corner so start getting your yard tools and equipment in tip top shape. With Spring, comes the grass cutting season and lots of yard work. Pace yourself and do not attempt to do it all in one day. If by chance you have a...
VFW POST 9808 FEBRUARY 2023 NEWSLETTER
Post 9808 started the New Year off with a bang. Members celebrated by ringing in the New Year at the Post with a party. It was well attended and there was delicious food and fun had by all. Now, we are down to business and meeting milestones set at all levels. One of...
VFW POST 9808 January 2023 NEWSLETTER
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Comrades, Where did 2022 go? We shared in a lot of fellowship/comradeship at and away from the Post. We continuedto support Veterans and the community. Going into 2023, we will continue to support Liberation VeteransServices and Lonesome Dove as...
VFW POST 9808 december NEWSLETTER
Commander’s Message Comrades, 2022 is coming to a close and we look forward to the new year. This time of the year, we are busy getting ready for the holidays. I ask that we make time and check in on our comrades especially those we haven’t seen in a while.Our...
VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER NEWSLETTER
Commander’s Message Summer is winding down and fall is on its way. With the change of season comes leaves falling and lots of clean-up of our yards. Be careful as you reach down to pick up things. Snakes might just be hiding underneath those leaves or up against the...
VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE We did it!! Post 9808 was awarded the high level of achievement of All American. It took the entire membership to make this happen. Congratulations to every Member. I even had the honor of walking up on the stage to receive the award at the...
VFW POST 9808 AUGUST NEWSLETTER
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Congratulations to Post 9808 for achieving All State and being recognized at the State Convention. I also have been notified that we are being honored for making All American. I will receive our award while at the National Convention. These two...