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This legislation would exempt the proposed memorial from a 30-year-old law


Campaign aims to raise awareness, improve research and much more

VFW on Tuesday officially announced at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., its campaign to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health – for veterans and non-veterans alike. 

CR averts government shutdown, but sequestration still law of the land

WASHINGTON — Congress averted an imminent government shutdown last night by passing a continuing resolution to temporarily fund the federal government for 10 weeks in fiscal year 2017, which begins Saturday. Congress also approved full-year funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs, which was a significant victory for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

VFW offers past and present soldiers its sincere appreciation

June 12, 2015

For patriotic Americans here and abroad, today is one of the most important days of the year.  On this momentous day, we celebrate the U.S. Army’s 240th year of service, as well as Flag Day.

First organized as the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, the Army we know today remains a courageous and formidable force in the protection of America and our Allies.

Three scouts rise above peers in national competition

June 03, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 3, 2015) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-15 Scout of the Year annual scholarship competition.  Established in 2001, the Scout of the Year competition was designed to reward eligible members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country with college scholarships of up to $5,000.

Keith to donate portion of his Wild Shot Mezcal to vital VFW programs

May 20, 2015

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Singer, songwriter and entertainer Toby Keith has two deep and abiding interests aside from music: giving back to those who fight for our freedom and premium Mexican liquor. Therefore, in yet another meaningful display of support for America's veterans, Keith has announced that he will join with the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) in several initiatives