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No One Does More For Veterans
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

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Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can. 

Announcements

Do you have a family member or close friend who is eligible to join the VFW and hasn't yet?  Consider buying them an annual or lifetime membership as a birthday gift, promotion, retirement, or other achievement.   

Memberships pay for: 
Service Officers who advise and complete VA Disability Paperwork to help veterans get through the red tape. It pays for their training, salary, office supplies, etc. 
Veteran Legislative Experts to help pass laws that protect military Veteran benefits
Scholarships & Grants
Health Care Assistance
Memorial Services
Military Quality of Life
National Security, Foreign Affairs, and POW/MIA efforts.

Memberships pay for community programs: 
Teacher of the Year
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Voice of Democracy Scholarship (high school)
Patriot’s Pen Scholarship (middle school)
Scout of the Year 

News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Vietnam Pinning Ceremony – April 4, 2020

VFW Post 12196 Charter Ceremony

National News

Important info from National VFW

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...

Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.