Category Archive: National VFW News

Sep 14 2011

National Convention Wrap Up

America’s largest organization of combat veterans has elected a Vietnam War veteran to head the 1.5 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Richard L. DeNoyer, a resident of Middleton, Massachusetts, was elected VFW Commander-in-Chief on September 1, 2011, during the 112th VFW National Convention, held August 27 – September 1, in San …

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Aug 02 2011

VFW letter: the debt deal’s done, now what?

Dear VFW, Ladies Auxiliary and Supporters:

The president this afternoon signed congressional legislation to raise the federal debt limit and reduce government spending. The larger question is now how this all impacts veterans, service members, their families and survivors.

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May 14 2011

VFW Washington Weekly – May 13, 2011

In This Issue: 1. Defense Bill Includes TRICARE Increases 2. New Vet Employment-Transition Bill 3. House Hearings 4. Korean War MIA Identified 1. Defense Bill Includes TRICARE Increases: The House Armed Services Committee approved its version of the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act this week. The $533 billion defense bill (H.R. 1540) provides a …

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May 14 2011

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is unique because all of our members have served overseas in a combat zone. Our nation is in debt to all of those who served, and we understand that returning home and reintegrating into society can cause stress in many aspects of life. Because of this, VFW is participating …

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May 14 2011

BUFFALO WILD WINGS to Partner with Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation

Visit your local participating restaurant and support the VFW Foundation. Participating Buffalo Wild Wings?” locations are showing their support of the troops by partnering with the VFW Foundation to support the Return the Favor™ campaign. Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of guest??”s food purchase when the guest shows their military ID card, VFW membership …

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May 14 2011

VFW Names 2011 WebAward Winners

The VFW Communications Department has selected the winners of the 2011 VFW WebAward Competition. This year nearly 60 entries were received. Judging was based on navigation, load time, design and overall content. Entries were divided into two separate categories: VFW Departments and VFW Posts/Districts. The first-place winner in the Department category is the Department of …

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Apr 16 2011

VFW CheckPoint Magazine Mar/April 2011

Click here to read the latest CheckPoint Magazine.

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Mar 12 2011

VFW Washington Weekly – March 11, 2011

Click here for a wrap-up of the 2011 National Legislative Conference and see the Commander-in-Chief’s testimony before Congress.

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Mar 02 2011

VFW Takes Veterans’ Issues to the Hill

Since 1949, VFW’s annual National Legislative and Youth Scholarship Conference has provided an opportunity for VFW’s Commander-in-Chief and other key leaders to testify on behalf of veterans on Capitol Hill.

Topics covered this year will include: minimizing the VA claims backlog, decreasing veteran unemployment, improving VA health care and many more.

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Jan 10 2009

VFW Washington Weekly – January 9, 2009

In This Issue: 1. Senate Hearing on New VA Secretary Nominee 2. VA to Begin Enrolling Category 8 Veterans 3. Reserve Retirement Bill Introduced 1. Senate Hearing on New VA Secretary Nominee: The Senate VA Committee will hold a confirmation hearing next week on the nomination of retired Gen. Eric Shinseki to be Secretary of …

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