Welcome to VFW Post 6280-  Where we sky dive to get your attention! 

  • All State Team 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top ranking Missouri VFW Post 2016
  • National Outstanding Community Service Award 2015 

Our post not only actively supports our community, but state and national causes which affect veterans and their family members.    Ask us about our partnership with Visiting Angels and the Epilepsy Foundations.

Upcoming events:   

26 April 2019.  Veteran Affairs Day 1000 -1400 hrs at the joint American Legion Post 99/VFW Post 6280 in Dent County.   This 4th annual event provides Veteran outreach services (claims, benefit advice, VA healthcare enrollment) in support of 10 counties from the VA and Missouri Veterans Commission. State and federal elected officials will also be on hand.  Light lunch is provided by the Auxiliary.   See attached flyer:   

27 April 2019.  Crawford County UTV Ride.  Although this is outside our area, we plan to participate in our fellow VFW’s event.  Sponsored by VFW Post 7137 and CowTownUSA.  Link and flyer should be up soon on cowtownusainc.com website.   For more info see link:  https://youtu.be/QAjaUEqwPho  

4 May 2019.  Seize the Day Rolla 5K Run/Walk.  This is our second annual 5k fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas to be held at Veterans Memorial Park in Rolla on 4 May from 0900-1200 hrs.  See attached flyer for more information and registration:   2019 Seize the Day Rolla 5K   Paper registration and mailing info:  2019 Rolla Seize the Day 5k Run-Walk paper registration and waiver

11 May 2019. Ride for America 2019.  Sponsored by the American Volunteers and CowTownUSA.  This is a 50+ mile UTV/ATV ride on county roads in the rolling Ozarks of Dent County. We had over 86 UTV/ATVs at our last event.  Pre-registration can be done online at http://www.cowtownusainc.com/

Featured in:

  • Epilepsy Foundation’s national website – Athletes vs Epilepsy events (Oct -Nov 2016)
  • VFW’s Checkpoint newspaper – Petitioning for a full time VA clinic (Jan 2017 ed)
  • VFW Magazine – Sky Diving event (March 2017 ed)
  • Anita Kaufmann Foundation international website for our Seizure First Aid Training video

Home of the annual Veteran Affairs Day – Outreach services for Veterans and their families.  Check out our You Tube video: 


Check out our You Tube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3fCvkgeby9dI5N82UmVzUg


Memorial Day 2017 photos courtesy of Donald Dodd, The Salem News.

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has a rich tradition of serving veterans, military families and their local communities. We invite you to explore this website and our entire VFW Missouri network of sites to learn more about our organization.


If you are a veteran and would like to join the VFW, we invite you to fill out our Join the VFW form.

If you are already a member of the VFW, use the links below to find what you need quickly:

VFW WebMail – Mo VFW Foundation Latest News from the Department

Latest News from Posts in Missouri – Missouri VA Information

Post Website Directory – Department of Missouri By-Laws revised June 2011

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