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    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »

    Press Releases

  • VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members will be out in force during the week of Flag Day, Monday, June 14, 2021, in an effort to show their support and appreciation for BURGER... Read more »
  • Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are proud to announce they are teaming up with the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, to kick off the start of the 2021 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign. Established in 2018,... Read more »
  • VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is teaming up with PerkSpot to offer VFW members meaningful discounts on everything from home goods and the latest gadgets, to entertainment, travel and big-ticket buys. With this expanded offering, VFW members will gain access... Read more »
  • Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags
    OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by giving away 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Consumers who visit... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update II
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business only, 122nd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The vote came just one week after the VFW announced the impossibility of the event taking place at the Baltimore... Read more »
  • 2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year's Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year's 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and... Read more »
  • VFW National Convention Update
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to hold its 122nd VFW National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, July 31-August 5, 2021, as originally planned. "While the VFW is disappointed that our national... Read more »