Anthony Laprocina 12th District Commander
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If you are a VFW member, we welcome you to the 12th District. We have 1 posts in the City of St. Louis and 9 in St. Louis County to serve the needs of our veterans. All of our posts have open membership.
If you are not a member of the VFW and are eligible to join by your service in combat or a hostile area we would like to invite you to join our organization. To find the nearest post, go to the District Information Tab at the top of this page. Click on Post Information which gives you a listing of our posts as well as their meeting schedule.
Why Join the VFW?
BECAUSE OUR STRENGTH COMES FROM YOU.
Simply put, the VFW strives to do good things for deserving people – our veterans, their families and their communities. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, we work every day to make a difference. It’s our strength as an organization. And, with each individual membership, we only grow stronger.
There are many more reasons to join.
Nationally, we have over 1,500 accredited representatives helping veterans fight for the VA benefits they have earned.
We have helped over 284,000 veterans recover $6.9 billion in the last 3 years.
We have awarded $5.1 million since 2004 to help cover the basic needs of veterans in times of crisis.
We have hosted 1.8 million service members at VFW Military Assistance Program events since 2005.
We award $3.3 million annually in scholarships and awards to middle and high school students.
Over $800,000 was awarded in scholarships to more than 200 veterans through our Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship” program in 2014.
If you would like to learn more about the VFW and our programs, I am but a phone call away. Please give me a call or email me from the contact information listed here. If you would prefer, we could meet at one of our posts.
I look forward to meeting with you and welcoming you to the VFW.