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  • Just 10 miles off the coast of Dunedin Beach, Fla., in the Gulf of Mexico, exists a Circle of Heroes. It is a tranquil, peaceful place that offers comfort for veterans inclined – and prepared – to visit it. The first-of-its-kind underwater veterans dive memorial was dedicated on Aug. 5. VFW's Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief Fritz […]
  • WASHINGTON – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) hosted 60 wounded warriors, their families and caregivers, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center staff Dec. 13 for the traditional Aleethia Foundation's Friday Night Dinner at The Capitol Hill Club. "It is an honor to break bread, share stories, and be part of the healing process for […]
  • "Service is not just a word to veterans, it's our way of life," said Zachary B. Allman, magistrate and VFW at-large member in West Virginia. "We are protectors of the people, and our tour of duty ends when our heart stops beating. Until then, we will fight." Allman's desire to serve has taken him from […]
  • KANSAS CITY, MO. – On Sept. 29, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is celebrating its 120th year as our nation's largest and most accomplished combat veterans service organization. In 1899, in a small tailor shop in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, 13 Spanish-American War veterans allied together with a determined resolve to […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Every Sept. 29, Veterans of Foreign Wars Day is celebrated at Posts and in communities around the world. VFW Day is a day devoted to recognizing our amazing organization and its selfless and committed members worldwide who continue to serve. The VFW has been unwavering in its devotion to veterans, service […]
  • Wearing a camouflage robe, Judge Wayne Christian presided over the ceremony for the 500th graduate of the Bexar County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) in San Antonio on May 6. Created by the Bexar County Commissioners and Criminal District Attorney's Office in 2010, the VTC works to rehabilitate vets instead of having them incarcerated following charges […]