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Nov 12 2012

Mojave Cross Stands Again

A war memorial cross that once stood on a rocky hilltop in a national park before being deemed unconstitutional and ordered removed was resurrected on Veterans Day at the stunningly stark Mojave desert site, capping a landmark case for veterans fighting similar battles on public lands.

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Nov 07 2012

Join VFW in Supporting Inaugural Working Wounded Games

More than 20 wounded warriors will converge on CrossFit Rubicon in Vienna, Va., this Saturday for the first-ever Working Wounded Games. Hosted in conjunction CrossFit Walter Reed and volunteers from other metro area CrossFit affiliates, the Working Wounded Games will allow veterans with combat-related disabilities to compete in an open-style competition that will benefit two new wounded warrior charities. The VFW is proud to serve as an inaugural sponsor for the event, which coincides with the 237th birthday of the Marine Corps and Veterans Day.

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Oct 15 2012

Sport Clips Helps Heroes Call Home

  Sport Clips Haircuts Launches 2012 Campaign to Help Heroes Call Home Nation’s leader in men’s and boys’ hair care challenges team members and clients to make calls home possible for deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members through the VFW’s Operation Uplink™ (October 15, 2012) – Beginning today, more than 950 Sport Clips Haircuts locations will …

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Aug 09 2012

2012 Year in Review

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Jul 29 2012

Vietnam Veteran Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Organization of Combat Veterans

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.

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Jul 24 2012

President Announces New Job Initiatives for Vets

President Barack Obama addressed about 3,500 attendees at today’s Joint Opening Session in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. He discussed various issues of importance to veterans, including: new employment and transition assistance for returning vets, VA health care, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Afghanistan War and creation of a medals database.

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Jul 13 2012

Governor Romney to Address VFW National Convention

The presumptive Republican candidate for this fall’s presidential election has accepted an invitation to speak before the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., which begins July 21 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. The event is closed to the public.

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Jun 27 2012

50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE VIETNAM WAR PROCLAMATION

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Jun 27 2012

Richmond International Raceway

   

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Jun 19 2012

All American VFW Post

The National VFW has awarded All American status to the following Posts as of 6/15/2012:   392 – Virginia Beach   1503 – Dale City   3150 – Arlington   3160 – Ocean View   8241- McLean   9808 – Mechanicsville   Congratulations to all of the Comrades of these Posts for their hard work …

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