Mike DeRosa Receives Prestigious Award At VFW National Convention

The Burger King Franchise Operator with the Big Heart has spurred his restaurants and fellow franchise operators on to raise over 2.6-million dollars for VFW’s Unmet Needs Program. Continue reading

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Governor Walker, WDVA Kick-off Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

President Barack Obama has proclaimed May 28, 2012 through November 11, 2025 as the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Continue reading

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STEVE LAWRENCE, PAST STATE COMMANDER AND FORMER QUARTERMASTER/ADJUTANT, DIES SUDDENLY

It is with great sadness that we announce that Steven D. Lawrence, who served from 2006 until he resigned on January 26th of this year as our State Quartermaster and Adjutant, died suddenly yesterday morning (February 21st). Steve Lawrence was a Past State Commander (2001-02). At the time of his death he was a Life Member and Commander of Oregon-Brooklyn-McFarland Post 10272. He held many other posts in his long VFW career, and was widely respected throughout the Veterans of Foreign Wars for his work at all levels. He was a tireless advocate for Veterans on the national scene and served as Chairman of the VFW National Legislative Committee. He is survived by his wife, Sue. Arrangements are in the care of the Ward Funeral Home, 130 S. 5th St in Evansville, WI. Visitation is planned for Sunday, February 26th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. The funeral is set for Monday, February 27th at 1:00pm. All services will take place at the funeral home, and burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Evansville. A full obituary and all details will … Continue reading

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Bachmann Removes VA Budget Cut Suggestion

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 4, 2011 — Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) posted a statement on her congressional website today that she would remove from consideration a $4.5 billion suggestion that would have affected payments made to disabled veterans. Continue reading

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VFW Will Defeat Bachmann Plan

COMRADES AND SISTERS: This is important that we all become pro-active, contact your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator concerning no cuts to America’s Veterans

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VFW Announces Legislative Priorities for 2011

As a new decade begins, VFW is more determined than ever to fight for key veterans’ issues.

“We’ve set some fierce objectives in this year’s Priority Goals, and we’re determined to see it through for our veterans,” explained Raymond Kelley, VFW Legislative Director. “But we need a lot of support to get the job done.” Continue reading

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January-February 2011 CheckPoint Magazine

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