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  • Nathan Metz spent a total of 11 years in the military with five years of active service in the Army, and another six years in the Ohio National Guard. After enlisting in 1991, he was immediately stationed in Germany for three years, followed by another two years at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. When asked […]
  • Members of VFW Post 10417 Harrison, Arkansas, have been busy the past few months. On April 13, the Post's annual celebration banquet was held to honor several individuals for their time and talents throughout the year. Three middle-school students were recognized for winning top spots in the Patriot's Pen essay contest. Kayden Ann Loveday claimed […]
  • This month, VFW magazine continues its "Destination Post Series." The series will feature 125 VFW Posts located in sought-after tourist destinations. Featured VFW Posts are those that make a real difference in the communities in which the Posts are located. This month's article takes VFW magazine readers to the Memphis, Tennessee, area. Overlooking the "Mighty […]
  • On the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa, three members of the VFW Department of Montana participated in bringing home the remains of an unidentified Marine killed in action at the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands more than 2,000 miles southwest of Pearl Harbor. VFW Post 10010 member Tim Sowa of East Helena […]
  • In a special ceremony on April 20 at Post 1333 in Neptune, New Jersey, World War II veteran Stanley Dubroff, 97, was awarded this year's Neptune Township/VFW Hometown Heroes Award. Nominated by Post 1333, where he serves as the oldest living member, Dubroff was selected by the Neptune Township Veterans Committee as its annual Hometown […]
  • VFW Post 10904 in Manchester, Tennessee, hosted its annual Vietnam-era Veterans Honors Dinner on March 28. Now in its seventh year, the dinner's purpose is to recognize Vietnam veterans and to treat them as they should have been treated when they returned home from Vietnam. The Vietnam-era veterans in attendance were told: -"Thank you for […]