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  • VFW, GAH Host Second Annual ‘A Day to Change Direction’
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Leading the national effort to change the barrier surrounding mental health, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and Give an Hour (GAH) are pleased to host their second annual “A Day to Change Direction” on Oct. 28, 2017. As our national day of service... Read more »
  • A Haircut at Sport Clips can 'Help A Hero'
      GEORGETOWN, Texas – The annual Sport Clips Haircuts’ “Help A Hero” campaign kicks off today, and you can help service members and veterans take the next step toward civilian careers through education when you visit a local store. Now through Veterans Day, November 11, you can “Help A Hero”... Read more »
  • 'We Can Prevent Homelessness'
    Bryan Meyer glances up from the pile of folders on his handmade, wooden desk at the Veterans Community Project (VCP) headquarters at 89th Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Mo. It’s 10 a.m. on a Friday, and there’s already a line of people at the door waiting to see... Read more »
  • VFW Covers Expensive Repair for Purple Heart Vet
    Retired Sergeant First Class Brian Livingston joined the Army while still attending high school in small town Grand Island, Neb. in 2000. He wanted to see more of the world, and believed strongly that he had a duty to serve his country. “It doesn’t matter how long you serve, just... Read more »
  • VFW’s Youth and Teacher Competition Deadlines Nearing
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the past 70 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has worked tirelessly to nurture patriotism through education, but time is running out for America’s students and teachers to become a part of that legacy this year.   The VFW is still accepting applications... Read more »
  • Airman Pursues Passion for IT
    Nathaniel Juarez, 27, of Greensboro, N.C., was recently awarded the VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship.” The funds will help pay his tuition as Juarez works toward his Doctorate in Information Technology. After enlisting and completing basic training at the age of 17, Juarez served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan,... Read more »
  • VFW Announces New Mental Wellness Campaign
    WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is launching a new nationwide campaign to focus on mental wellness within the military and veterans’ communities. Joined by three high-profile national partners, Give an Hour, One Mind, and PatientsLikeMe, the campaign kicks off during a joint press event inside... Read more »