June 2017
VFW Member Dispatch

Across the nation, thousands of VFW and Auxiliary members are making preparations to attend next month’s 118th VFW National Convention in New Orleans, La.

From notable guest speakers and special presentations, to the installation of a new VFW Commander-in-Chief, our livestream coverage and event app will help ensure you won’t miss out on any of the week’s important events. Look for the VFW NOLA 2017 app early next month!

If you haven’t registered yet, don’t worry. There’s still time! Members can register by logging in to the members-only section of vfw.org, and selecting the convention registration link under Member Resources.

See what’s on the convention schedule and get additional details at www.vfw.org/convention, and be sure to look for #VFWConvention on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Your VFW Membership Team

Women's History Month

VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair

The VFW is working with the NRAEF to host a hospitality-focused virtual career fair on June 21. Open exclusively to service members, veterans and their spouses, register now!

Women's History Month

Annual Youth Essay Contests Open

Entries for the 2017-18 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions are now being accepted. Students may submit an application at their local VFW Post.

Women's History Month

VFW Member Continues to Serve Vets

Every day, VFW’s accredited service officers fight to ensure veterans receive the benefits they’ve earned. Service officer and VFW member, Bobbiejo Lazo, is no different.

VFW to Sponsors Bataan Memorial March

VFW Announces Top Teacher Awards

Theresa Early (K-5), Jeffrey Benes (6-8) and Steve Johnson (9-12) have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award.

VFW Supports WWarI Commemoration

Lagers for Heroes Campaign Kicks Off

D.G. Yuenging & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, has kicked off its second-annual Lagers for Heroes campaign. Proceeds will benefit the VFW’s assistance programs.

VFW Supports WWarI Commemoration

Henry Repeating Arms

Henry Repeating Arms is offering limited-edition VFW Tribute Rifles at special pricing. They’re a perfect addition to VFW members’ personal collections or to use as Post fundraisers! Learn more.


Wear your VFW pride

Wear your VFW pride with a new moisture-wicking T-shirt from the VFW Store.

Office Depot Discounts to VFW members
Save even more on office supplies with Office Depot’s VFW-exclusive discount.


Giving Gifts That Endure

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