Category Archive: National VFW News

Jul 22 2013

Dues increase passes

At the 114th National VFW Convention today the delegates passed a $10.00 Dues increase.

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Jul 18 2013

114TH VFW National Convention Rolls into Louisville

More than 10,000 members of the nation’s oldest and largest major combat veterans’ organization are rolling into the Blue Grass State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve national resolutions that will guide its advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and its veteran and military support programs across the country.

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Apr 16 2013

VFW to Host First Twitter Chat: Your Questions Wanted!

JOIN in on the discussion to get your questions answered.

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Apr 15 2013

VFW Statement on Distinguished Warfare Medal

WASHINGTON (April 15, 2013) — The Pentagon announced today that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has cancelled the creation of the Distinguished Warfare Medal, and instead will create a new device to affix to existing medals to properly recognize drone operators, cyber warriors and others who are making a tremendous real-time impact on battlefields far away. …

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Mar 21 2013

VFW Now Accepting Entries into 2013-2014 Scholarship Competitions

VFW announces it is now accepting entries into next year’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just two weeks after students from across the globe took home their share of nearly $3 million dollars in scholarships and awards from last year’s competitions.

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Mar 01 2013

VFW Says President Is Keeping His Promise

President Obama shares concerns for properly caring for military veterans.

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Feb 22 2013

VFW Washington Weekly – February 22, 2013

In This Issue:

1. Sequestration a Week Away
2. Others Want New Medal Ranked Lower
3. VFW Attends DOL Update
4. IB Lays Out VA Budget Needs
5. Nominate a Woman Veteran
6. VFW Discusses Student-Veterans in Higher Ed

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Mar 16 2012

New VFW Promotional Video

The National Veterans of Foreign Wars has unveiled their first video in their new “No One Does More For Veterans” campaign.

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Nov 23 2011

What Does Super Committee Failure Mean to VFW?

The congressional Super Committee has thrown in the towel and admitted they cannot reach a bipartisan agreement to cut a minimum of $1.2 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade. Under the law passed this summer, mandatory cuts will now take place across all federal departments and agencies beginning January 2013.

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Sep 14 2011

“This is My VFW” Membership Recruitment Video

Membership recruitment video shot at the 112th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars August 27-September 1, 2011.

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