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  • VFW Members to #ThankBK for Continued Support
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary will be out in force on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19, 2018, to show their support and appreciation for BURGER KING® franchisees as part of the VFW’s second annual #ThankBK Appreciation Day.... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — President Donald Trump will be joining more than 10,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliary as they bring the 119th VFW National Convention to the Kansas City Convention Center this Saturday through July 25. The business sessions are... Read more »
  • Sustaining the Life of a Veteran Changed by War
    Patriotic Americans agree: to serve your country is the most noble thing a man or woman will do in life. As veteran Randy Fraser also knows, it often takes the support of a loved one on the homefront to manage and succeed in military life. 31-year-old Fraser, of Arizona, gives... 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 »