"I Have Your Back"

    How often have your heard or said the words, “Don’t worry man, I’ve got your Back.”  It’s something that’s been said and heard in all generations of combat veterans and is  often heard today. Whether it was said to the point man on a patrol in Korea or Vietnam  or a soldier entering a […]

Urgent Message from State Commander Morgan

    Our future as the greatest veteran’s organization in the world depends on the Posts to continue to not only recruit, but retain those members they have recruited in the past. Your Post, Department and the National Organization can not survive in the future if we continue to lose members. -STARTING OCTOBER THE 10TH- As […]

VA Increases Agent Orange Illness Presumptions List

WASHINGTON (October 13, 2009) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is applauding Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki's decision to increase by three the number of illnesses that can now be linked to the herbicide defoliant Agent Orange, which was used extensively during the Vietnam War.   Today's addition of hairy cell […]

VFW National Convention – 2014

    The National Convention in 2014 will be in St. Louis.  This will be the first National Convention in St. Louis since 1948.  Mark your calendar now. Great opportunity to attend the convention and we will need a lot of volunteers.                                                   NATIONAL CONVENTION IN ST LOUIS                                                                           JULY  19TH THRU JULY […]

Past Commander-in-Chief James Goldsmith

To:                  National Officers                         National Council of Administration                         Past Commanders-in-Chief                         National Directors                         Ladies Auxiliary                         VFW Employees  From:             Allen “Gunner” Kent, Adjutant General  Date:             October 5, 2009     It is with sadness I inform you of the death of Past Commander-in-Chief James Goldsmith.  Jim passed away on Saturday, October 3, […]

Active District Weblogs

The following Districts have been active on their VFW WebCom Weblogs: Warning VA Scam on District  3 POW/MIA Event on District 8 Veterans Listening Post at St Charles on District 9 Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Briefing on District 12 District Meeting Change on District 17 District 18 Veteran Benefit Day on District 18     Many […]

Active Post WebLogs

    The following Posts have been active and adding stories and pictures to their VFW  WebCom Weblogs: Senior Expo for all of Adair County on Post 497 Kirksville Veterans Service Day and Recruiting Drive at Mtn View Post 3009 POW/MIA National Recognition Day atFarmington Post 5896 Misc Post notes on Winfield Post 5517 Various entries […]