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    • Army Veteran Has the Grit to Pursue Her Goals August 15, 2017
      Samantha Bedore, 26, from Phoenix, Ariz., knew the opportunity to attend graduate school would help her pursue a better life for her and her family. But she worried that she’d be forced to take out huge student loans. U.S. Army veteran Samantha Bedore. Fortunately, Bedore found the VFW's “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" online. […]
    • VFW Releases ‘Brutal Battles of Vietnam’ to Commemorate 50th Anniversary August 14, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration efforts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is announcing the release of its latest publication, “Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972.” The one-of-a-kind, 480-page book, is the most comprehensive battle history of the war […]
    • VFW Awards Nearly $500,000 in Veteran Scholarships August 9, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans organization, is proud to announce 107 student veterans have been named recipients of a VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” for the 2017 fall semester. During its eighth-straight award period, the scholarship program will distribute […]
    • VFW Applauds Unanimous Senate Passage of Forever GI Bill August 7, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Today, in a true display of patriotic bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to pass S. 1589, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, informally known as the Forever GI Bill. “The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is extremely pleased with the swift passage of this […]
    • Vietnam Veteran Elected VFW National Commander August 7, 2017
      The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 118th National Convention today with the election of Keith Harman of Delphos, Ohio, as its new national commander. Harman served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969, including service in Vietnam as a crew chief and door gunner on Huey helicopters. During his […]
    • VFW Appoints New Adjutant General July 27, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brian Duffy was appointed adjutant general of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. yesterday at the 118th VFW National Convention in New Orleans, La. His appointment comes immediately following a year-long term as the national commander of the more than 1.2 million-member organization. He also becomes the first Desert […]
    • VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill July 27, 2017
      NEW ORLEANS —The U.S. House of Representatives last night showed unquestionable, bipartisan commitment to America's student veterans by voting 405-0 to pass H.R. 3218, the #ForeverGIBill. "The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States salutes the House for their unanimous support to improve veterans’ educational benefits,” said VFW National Commander Brian Duffy. "The vote proves that no matter the political […]
    • Shulkin to VFW: Right Care at the Right Place July 27, 2017
      This article was written by Megan Maloney and originally appeared on VAntage Point, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. On Monday, July 24, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin addressed an audience of VFW and Auxiliary members at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 118th National Convention in New […]
    • Medal of Honor Recipient 'Highly Recommends' VFW Vietnam Book July 25, 2017
      Medal of Honor recipient James E. Livingston spoke at VFW’s 118th National Convention on Tuesday to give his thoughts on the recently released Brutal Battles of Vietnam, a book compiled by VFW magazine’s former editor in chief, Richard Kolb, and former art director, Robert Widener. During a speech at the convention’s business session, Livingston, a […]
    • Defeat Unacceptable Choice Funding Legislation July 22, 2017
      Joint Statement from AMVETS, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) NEW ORLEANS (July 22, 2017) – As organizations who represent and support the […]
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    • Army Veteran Has the Grit to Pursue Her Goals August 15, 2017
      Samantha Bedore, 26, from Phoenix, Ariz., knew the opportunity to attend graduate school would help her pursue a better life for her and her family. But she worried that she’d be forced to take out huge student loans. U.S. Army veteran Samantha Bedore. Fortunately, Bedore found the VFW's “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" online. […]
    • VFW Releases ‘Brutal Battles of Vietnam’ to Commemorate 50th Anniversary August 14, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration efforts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is announcing the release of its latest publication, “Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972.” The one-of-a-kind, 480-page book, is the most comprehensive battle history of the war […]
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    • Army Veteran Has the Grit to Pursue Her Goals August 15, 2017
      Samantha Bedore, 26, from Phoenix, Ariz., knew the opportunity to attend graduate school would help her pursue a better life for her and her family. But she worried that she’d be forced to take out huge student loans. U.S. Army veteran Samantha Bedore. Fortunately, Bedore found the VFW's “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" online. […]
    • VFW Releases ‘Brutal Battles of Vietnam’ to Commemorate 50th Anniversary August 14, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration efforts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is announcing the release of its latest publication, “Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972.” The one-of-a-kind, 480-page book, is the most comprehensive battle history of the war […]
    • VFW Awards Nearly $500,000 in Veteran Scholarships August 9, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans organization, is proud to announce 107 student veterans have been named recipients of a VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” for the 2017 fall semester. During its eighth-straight award period, the scholarship program will distribute […]
    • VFW Applauds Unanimous Senate Passage of Forever GI Bill August 7, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Today, in a true display of patriotic bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to pass S. 1589, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, informally known as the Forever GI Bill. “The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is extremely pleased with the swift passage of this […]
    • Vietnam Veteran Elected VFW National Commander August 7, 2017
      The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 118th National Convention today with the election of Keith Harman of Delphos, Ohio, as its new national commander. Harman served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969, including service in Vietnam as a crew chief and door gunner on Huey helicopters. During his […]
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    • Army Veteran Has the Grit to Pursue Her Goals August 15, 2017
      Samantha Bedore, 26, from Phoenix, Ariz., knew the opportunity to attend graduate school would help her pursue a better life for her and her family. But she worried that she’d be forced to take out huge student loans. U.S. Army veteran Samantha Bedore. Fortunately, Bedore found the VFW's “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" online. […]
    • VFW Releases ‘Brutal Battles of Vietnam’ to Commemorate 50th Anniversary August 14, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration efforts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is announcing the release of its latest publication, “Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972.” The one-of-a-kind, 480-page book, is the most comprehensive battle history of the war […]
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    • Army Veteran Has the Grit to Pursue Her Goals August 15, 2017
      Samantha Bedore, 26, from Phoenix, Ariz., knew the opportunity to attend graduate school would help her pursue a better life for her and her family. But she worried that she’d be forced to take out huge student loans. U.S. Army veteran Samantha Bedore. Fortunately, Bedore found the VFW's “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship" online. […]
    • VFW Releases ‘Brutal Battles of Vietnam’ to Commemorate 50th Anniversary August 14, 2017
      KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration efforts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is announcing the release of its latest publication, “Brutal Battles of Vietnam: America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972.” The one-of-a-kind, 480-page book, is the most comprehensive battle history of the war […]

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