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  • Unmet Needs Grant 'Cleared the Fog' for Veteran on the Brink of Eviction
    Torrey Wingate of Rochester, N.Y., joined the United States armed forces after she met an Army recruiter who inspired her to become more. Wingate was first stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash., and went on to serve at Fort Myer, Va. During her time at Fort Myer, Wingate injured her back... Read more »
  • VFW to Discuss Veterans' Issues With Congress
    WASHINGTON – More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. will take to the nation’s capital the first week of March to advocate on behalf of America’s nearly 25 million veterans and military service members, as well as their families and survivors.   VFW members... Read more »
  • VFW and SVA Announce 2017 Student Veteran Fellowship Class
    WASHINGTON – Ten Student Veterans of America (SVA) leaders have been selected to join more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. when they converge on Capitol Hill, Feb. 26 to March 2, to advocate on behalf of all veterans, service members and their... Read more »
  • VFW to Deliver Veterans' Voice to Congress
    WASHINGTON — More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. are arriving in the nation’s capital this weekend to urge their members of Congress to continue transforming the Department of Veterans Affairs so that it can more efficiently and effectively serve America’s veterans. “The... Read more »
  • VFW Launches Mobile App for 2017 Legislative Conference
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With its 2017 Legislative Conference only weeks away, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has designed a new mobile event app to give attendees the tools needed to make the most of their visit to the nation’s capital. As the official guide to the... Read more »
  • VFW to Take Veterans’ Voice to Capitol Hill
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Next weekend, more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization begin rallying in Washington, D.C., to voice the concerns of veterans directly with the nation’s lawmakers during the 2017 VFW Legislative Conference, Feb.... Read more »
  • VFW Testifies: ‘Congress Must End Sequestration!’
    WASHINGTON — This afternoon, before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs Committees, Brian Duffy, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. delivered testimony focused on fixing the VA and ending sequestration. “Let me be perfectly clear: Congress must end sequestration!” he told... Read more »