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Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012
State VOD winner visits Washington, DC

Click to see a photo of our Department VOD winner in Washington.

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Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012

Click to see the Jan-Feb Checkpoint.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012

In This Issue 1. Pentagon Unveils New Strategic Guidance 2. TSA to Ease Military Screening 3. VA Expands Mobile Vet Centers 4. Korean War MIA Identified 1. Pentagon Unveils New Strategic Guidance: President Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey unveiled new strategic guidance at the Pentagon yesterday for a […]

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Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012
President Signs Veterans’ Jobs Bill Into Law

The VFW joined President Barack Obama and leaders in veterans’ advocacy at the White House yesterday [Monday] to sign the VOW to Hire Heroes Act into law. This comprehensive piece of veterans’ jobs legislation passed both houses of Congress with unanimous bipartisan support before reaching the president’s desk thanks in large part to the advocacy […]

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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

This Veterans Day, a ‘thank you for your service’ is being paid in the form of free meals and huge discounts from patriotic businesses across the country. VFW has compiled a list of some of the opportunities service members and veterans can take advantage of in honor of the upcoming holiday. Please note: Most companies […]

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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation is proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, participating Burger King” Restaurants will be raising funds for the VFW”s Unmet Needs Program throughout the month of November through the annual Burger King” Unmet Needs Fundraiser. Over 1,200 Burger King” Restaurants have participated since 2007 and have raised […]

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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Veterans of Foreign Wars today(Friday) declared victory in a Federal Lawsuit ( Rainey v VA) filed over allegations of religious hostility and unlawful censorship by the VA and its director of the Houston National Cemetery. Federal District Judge Lynn N. Hughes signed a consent decree ordering the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to […]

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Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 22, 2011 – The White House will not be sending a representative to the Veterans of Foreign Wars 112th National Convention in San Antonio, Texas, drawing harsh criticism and a rebuke from the leadership of the nation’s largest combat veteran’s organization. “The VFW has had a long-standing tradition of inviting the […]

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Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012

Click to see the July edition of The American Veteran

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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1, 2011 – The national commander of America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans’ organization is appalled over allegations of religious censorship at one of the nation”s national cemeteries, calling it a case of “bureaucracy running amok.” “This is a point in case of bureaucracy'or rather, a classic example of a […]