VFW Woos Younger Members

By Kamala Lane, Associated Press

Eleven years after he was recruited by the Army, Gabor Nap was courted by another time-honored organization: the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

Over the past month, Sgt. Nap, a 31-year-old Iraq war vet, was invited to a brunch for recovering wounded veterans, attended a spaghetti social and dressed as the Phantom of the Opera for a Halloween party at the John Lyon VFW post, in Arlington. 

"They took me around to meet the other members, asked me where I was deployed and how I liked being in the military," he said. "I liked the way I was greeted." Click here to read more.