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As of yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, Iraq, or Afganistan the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 
 
 
 

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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September 11th Service

Nesquehoning VFW 9/11 service: ‘Americans came together that day

VA Disability Claims Backlog Spiked to 300,000 During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a backlog of about 300,000 new disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) said Tuesday

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U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Sean Baily gets PA VFW Eagle Award

HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Nathaniel Smith presented the Eagle Award to U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Sean Baily during the Pennsylvania VFW Midwinter Conference in Lancaster, Pa. Saturday, Jan. 22.

House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Advances Proposals to Benefit Female Veterans and Children of Military Families, Says Boback

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback(R)Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, on Monday led a voting meeting at which six pieces of legislation to benefit Pennsylvania’s military members, veterans and emergency responders were unanimously approved.

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VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation

"It has been more than four months since U.S. military operations in Afghanistan came to an end, and yet we still don't have clarity as to what wen...

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Jan. 17, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary will join the millions of Americans in honor...

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"That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their surviving spouses and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies."