MayJune 2017 Checkpoint

May/June 2017

Maryland Post Member Sees ‘Dream’ Come True in Hometown

New York Service Officer Says, ‘All Veterans Matter’

California Post Honors Medal of Honor Recipients with Highway Dedication

Texas Post Hosts Appreciation Dinner for Local Police

March/April 2017 Checkpoint
March/April 2017

Pennsylvania Post Surprises Police with Generous Donation

Wisconsin Post Establishes $125,000 Scholarship

Idaho Post Honors Vets with Hockey Match

Gulf War Vet Renovates Post and Boosts Membership

January/February 2017 Checkpoint
January/February 2017

New Post on College Campus is ‘Making History’

Ohio VFW Members Offer Warmth for Homeless Veterans

VFW Posts ‘Change Direction’ on Mental Health

Connecticut Veterans Honor Medal of Honor Recipients

NovDec 2016 Checkpoint
November/December 2016
  • Illinois Post Presents Special Award to Terminally Ill Child
  • Kentucky Veteran Enjoys Helping Others as a Service Officer
  • Posts Make a Difference for Those in Need During the Holiday Season
  • Panama City Post Raises More Than $7,000 for Veteran’s Daughter
Sept-Oct 2016 Checkpoint
September/October 2016
  • VFW Department of California Helps Veterans Regroup After Wildfires
  • Nevada Outreach Event Aids Vets and Adds Members
  • Convention Attendees Voice Opinions on VFW’s Strengths, Weaknesses and Future
  • VFW Health Fair Provides Screenings and Assistance with Claims
June July 2016 Checkpoint
July/August 2016
  • Michigan Post Leads Efforts to Rename Football Field for Fallen Marine
  • Voice of Democracy Winner Has a ‘Patriot’s Heart’
  • Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest Draws 131,000 Students
  • Three Departments Earn Multiple Awards in 2016 VFW National Publications Contest