Press Kit

With nearly 1.7 million VFW and Auxiliary members in 6,400 chapters around the world, the VFW provides vital assistance and support for America’s service members, veterans and their families. Below you’ll find resources and the history surrounding America’s largest organization of combat veterans.


VFW At a Glance

If you’re looking for high-level information about the powerhouse for veterans that’s been around since 1899, we’ve got you covered.

VFW Fact Sheet

The VFW provides vast levels of assistance and support every year, and this is a quick snapshot of just how far that service has gone.

VFW National Leaders

Meet the leaders elected to guide the VFW into the future

VFW Community Achievements

From youth scholarships to disaster assistance, get a glimpse of just how much the VFW gives back to local communities

VFW Legislative Victories

We’ve been instrumental in virtually every significant piece of veterans’ legislation passed in the 20th and 21st centuries.

VFW Service to Veterans

Whether we’re lobbying Congress and being a VA watchdog, or assisting veterans and transitioning military though the claims process, we’re a veterans’ greatest advocate. 

VFW Programs & Projects

The VFW’s dedicated to supporting America’s service men and women before, during and long after deployment with a wide array of assistance and support programs.

VFW Diverse Endeavors

We’re not a multifaceted organization for nothing. Here are several initiatives and special support projects we’ve been involved with. 

VFW Annual Report

2017 was a big year for the VFW. See what a difference our support and dedication made to America’s service members, veterans and their families. 

Past Commanders-in Chief

The who's-who of past VFW National Commanders-in-Chief.