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    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now
    Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! GWOT Memorial Location Act With the recent end to the conflict in Afghanistan and the 20th commemoration of the attacks on 9/11,... Read more »
  • VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, and honor those who have served in the wake.... Read more »
  • Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting applications from student veterans who are interested in participating in the upcoming 2022 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship program. The fellowship, now in its eighth year, will bring select student veterans --... Read more »
  • VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Click here to view the official letter. The Honorable Mark Warner Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 703 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Marco Rubio Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence 284 Russell Senate Office Building... Read more »
  • VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan
    On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, we are saddened and angered at hearing the news of the tragic loss of American and Afghan lives in the cowardly attack outside of Kabul airport today. So far, twelve U.S. service members died and fifteen were wounded standing up for one... Read more »
  • A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan
    With the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) wants the veterans of the war in Afghanistan to know we stand with you. Scores of VFW members know the anger, frustration, and sadness you are experiencing after hearing the troubling reports and seeing the disturbing... Read more »
  • VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Together with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce 130 student veterans will receive nearly $600,000 in scholarships for the fall 2021 semester, courtesy of the VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program. See the full list of 2021 fall... Read more »