119th VFW National Convention

119th VFW National Convention 



Kansas City, Mo., was the host city for the 119th VFW National Convention, July 21-25, 2018.

A number of distinguished guests and award recipients, as well as a number of elected officials from Missouri and Kansas appeared during the weeklong event. In addition to an address by President Trump, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford, Command Sgt. Maj. William F. Thetford, Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, Maximilian Uriarte and Andrew Lumish all received VFW national awards.

If you weren't able to make it to convention, you'll find highlights below.

Trace VFW 2
2018 UTCH
Six-String Soldiers VFW

VFW Patriotic Celebration

From the parade of Departments to an evening filled with the music of Sailor Jerri and Six-String Soldiers, you won't want to miss the 2018 VFW Patriotic Celebration!

Tuesday, July 24, 5:30 p.m.

Bartle Hall Kansas City Convention Center

Sailor Jerri VFW

119th VFW National Convention Sponsors:

Premier Sponsor


2018 USAA

Health Fair Sponsor


Patriotic Sponsors

Sport Clips   Burger King   TexasVFW

Henry      Twisted X    Inside Rx

Freedom Sponsors


Sprint    HWHL      Walgreens

Lockton Sprint CapTelComcast

Philips 2018  Juul 2018


Hero Sponsors


VES   TriWest      Ameritech

Cerner   Abestos

NYL    DirectTV