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My VFW Video

Membership recruitment video shot at the 112th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars August 27-September 1, 2011. Our thanks to all who participated in the production. Please share this video with all of your friends and veterans on your social networks. And of course, if you have not yet joined the VFW, click […] Continue reading →

POW/MIA Awareness Day

        Mountain View VFW Post 3009 recently replaced and disposed of the American flag flying over the Van Buren Senior Citizens Housing complex.  The Post also donated and raised the POW/MIA flag at the facility in preparation for POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday September 16th.  The POW/MIA flag now flies over the Carter County […] Continue reading →

Leadership Academy held in District 18

    The  Department of Missouri VFW first ever Leadership  Academy was held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Mtn Grove VFW Post 3770.  Department Officers attending were CDR Olin Parks, Sr-Vice CDR Phil Pippins, Jr-Vice CDR Lyle Seelinger, Quartermaster/Adjutant Jessie Jones, Surgeon Tom Mundell and Judge Advocate Jerry Jones.      Tw guests from out of […] Continue reading →

District 18 Commander Johnston Travels

(left to right)    Summersville, Mo VFW Post 7222 Quartermaster George Lockwood,  District 18 Commander Chris Johnston of Alton, Mo VFW Post 1014, District 18 Women in the VFW Chairman Ruth Vaughn of Mtn Grove, Mo VFW Post 3770 and Summersville, Mo Post 7222 Commander Terry Hartman.     Photo provided via courtesy of District 18 Veterans […] Continue reading →

District 18 School of Instruction

    June 18th, 2011 saw the members of District 18, Dept of Mo, VFW at Cabool Post 473 at the annual School of Instruction.  This year the Dept of Mo sent Department Commander Olin Parks and Women in the VFW Chairman Joy Smith of Post 280, Columbia Mo.  District 18 is blessed with two female […] Continue reading →

Women of the Armed Forces of the US

    If you served in an overseas area, received imminent danger or hostile fire pay, take pride in your foreign military service by joining  the Veterans of Foreign Wars.     Perhaps you have thought the Veterans of Foreign Wars as an organization composed mainly of men. But the truth is that thousands of women veterans […] Continue reading →