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Fort Drum Tour

Francisca Guilford, the National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and other members of the VFW Auxiliary along with Marlene Roll, New York State’s VFW commander, toured facilities […]

Stepping Into a New Age

For the first time in the history of the New York a woman has been elected to lead the Veteran of Foreign Wars. The pages of history change slowly at […]

VFW Files Suit Against VA

New claims procedure benefits the government, not veterans WASHINGTON (May 7, 2015) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Disabled American Veterans filed a joint lawsuit […]

VFW Partnering with Tractor Supply

Thank you to those Posts and Auxiliaries who have registered and are currently coordinating your event with your local Tractor Supply Store. For those who have not, it’s not too […]

VFW: CNN Anchor Comment Devoid of Reality

WASHINGTON (April 29, 2015) — Amidst the Baltimore street rioting this week came an on-air comment Tuesday from CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin that seemingly blamed the tension on military veterans […]

VA Standardizes Veterans Claims Forms

New regulations eliminate informal claims despite VFW opposition WASHINGTON (March 24, 2015) — The Department of Veterans Affairs last year proposed changes to regulations to eliminate informal claims that were […]

Teen from New York in the Running to Win a $30,000 Sholarship from the VFW!

High school students across the country recorded audio-essays on “Why Veterans Are Important to Our Nation’s History and Future.” One lucky winner was selected from each state to qualify for […]

VA Releases Veterans Choice Act Program Video

Yesterday, VA released an informational video on the Veterans Choice Program, an initiative that allows enrolled veterans who live farther than 40 miles from the closest VA facility, or who […]

Beretta Pushes Back on Army Rejection of M9A3 Pistol

The U.S. Army has now formally rejected Beretta USA’s proposal for a modernized version of the M9 9mm pistol. But Beretta is not giving up just yet […]

Veterans’ health care costs a ‘high risk’ for taxpayers

Veterans’ health care is a “high risk” budget issue that threatens to cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars unless longstanding problems are addressed, government auditors warned Wednesday […]