VFW Marks Passing of Past State Commander Don Cunningham

Past Wisconsin VFW State Commander Donald Otto Cunningham, age 83, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Comrade Cunningham served as Wisconsin VFW State Commander in 1988-89. Continue reading

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VFW Says: Boycott Mexican Products Until Tahmooressi Is Released!

“This is about politics, and if my government won’t do anything, then I guess we need to let the power of the purse take over. No products, no travel, a total boycott … then maybe a dialogue will start.” -VFW CIC Bill Thien Continue reading

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Summer Jobs at Ft McCoy; Hiring starts in July!

Summer Jobs to SUPPORT OUR TROOPS at Fort McCoy!! Work assisting our soldiers! Continue reading

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Janesville Post 1621 Co-Sponsors Fundraiser Poker Run in September

VFW Post 1621 is sponsoring this event and passing the word to our VFW comrades in the VFW who are motorcycle enthusiasts so they can learn about this event and come on down and take part in it. In fact ALL Veterans are invited to take part, as well as non-vets who want to support our troops and Vets! Continue reading

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Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay to be Site of Veterans Job Fair

National Guard members, reservists and their spouses who are seeking employment, looking for a better job, or need benefit information, should register and attend this event. Organizers are also looking for those employers to participate who want quality, hard working, dedicated and proven individuals. There is room for approximately 140 employers and service providers to register and attend this 5 hour career fair. The Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay was selected this year for one of the 100 Veterans Mega Career Fairs sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Department of Labor and other partners. We anticipate that a wide variety of Wisconsin and National employers will be attending along with various federal and state agencies. There is no cost to employers or those who attend this great event. In addition to the hiring fair, during this time we will be presenting six different types of employment preparation training workshops. Keep an eye right here for more information, and get yourself (or your business) registered today!

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Gov. Walker Appoints John Scocos as New Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Governor Walker has also appointed Jason Johns as WDVA Deputy Secretary. Continue reading

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September 20th Ride to Benefit Fisher House

Bikers are invited to participate in this great fundraiser. Fisher House of Wisconsin will benefit from the proceeds. Continue reading

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FIRECRACKER MEMBERSHIP RECRUITING CONTEST

TOP 3 MEMBERS WHO HAVE RECRUITED NEW MEMBERS
(7/1 – 7/8)
WILL RECEIVE $100.00 EACH

1. Sign up minimum of 3 new members (submit copies of applications by July 8th)
2. In case of ties 3 winners will be drawn Continue reading

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