Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help.
State Fall Convention October 7-11, 2021 to be held in Montgomery, AL
November 11th marks the day that the major combat in World War I ended. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson named November 11th Armistice Day. In 1938, November 11th became a legal holiday with the name Armistice Day. The first national holiday to celebrate Veterans Day was held in 1947.
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Buddy Poppy Program has helped the Veterans of Foreign Wars live up to its motto, “to honor the dead by helping the living.” In August 1922, they adopted the poppy as the official memorial flower of the VFW.
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.
Designed to help grow you membership, this FREE Website that is Synced with National, for your Post / District* / Department, is chock full of tools that are easy to use.
As we commemorate POW/MIA Day on the third Saturday of September, let us take the time to remember and honor America's prisoners of war, those who are sill missing in action and their families.
You Are Not Forgotten
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.