KANSAS CITY, Mo. – From the earliest days of America’s founding, our great nation has been blessed with generation after generation of patriots willing to lay down their lives in defense of our freedom and way of life. This Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the heroic patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice – those […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Auxiliary is excited to announce that it has achieved more than 100% in membership for the first time since 1993. More than 464,000 male and female members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign-based Auxiliaries stand united […]
Nearly 400 riders made a pit stop for fuel in Concordia on their annual journey to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor veterans of past and current wars. The VFW was on-hand to cover the cost of filling each biker's tank, totaling more than $1,900 in support.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Commander John A. Biedrzycki Jr. and Kansas City Mayor Sly James took part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National World War I Museum today to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the deployment of the Lafayette Escadrille.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 18, 2016) – Since 1949, Armed Forces Day has provided America the opportunity to celebrate and recognize the millions of men and women who have graciously answered the call of nations in need, bravely serving with dedication and honor. From defending our country in times of peril to helping on the […]
James R. Sweeney II and John A. Biedrzycki Jr., Special to Military Times: The 2016 National Defense Authorization Act created the blended military retirement system for which the Department of Defense had been screaming. Now, the Pentagon is trying to gut its overall value and availability to junior enlisted and officers before its implementation in […]
Pottsville, PA, - D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., is supporting the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) with a multi-year commitment through their “Respect. It’s Earned.” campaign. Yuengling’s #LagersForHeroes program is using social media to gain donations for the VFW’s many programs geared to assist veterans, service members and their families. Thanks […]
VFW has announced the winners of the 2016 National Publications Contest. Last year, the publications contest underwent significant changes to encourage continued participation. The contest’s reorganization created two new categories: Magazine and Best Feature Article. This year’s competition retained those changes.