The 2023-24 youth essay competition is ongoing and open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to compete for prizes and scholarships at the Post, District, State and national levels. Deadline is October 31st, 2023 to the Post.
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Blood is essential to help patients survive surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. The need for blood is constant. But only about 3% of age-eligible people donate blood yearly. You can help the American Red Cross make sure that supply meets demand. -- Appointments are still available! --
The 2023-24 audio essay competition is ongoing and open to high school students to compete for prizes and scholarships at the Post, District, State and national levels. Deadline is October 31st, 2023 to the Post.
The 2023-24 nomination window is open for the VFW annual recognition of the nation’s top classroom elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America’s history and traditions effectively. Deadline is Oct 31st, 2023 to the Post.
The next Buddie Poppy Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday 11 Nov 2023 (Lowes Rochambeau Dr. & Ace Hardware Five Forks) and provides financial assistance in maintaining state and national veterans' rehabilitation and service programs and partially supports the VFW National Home for Children.
Don't forget to check the Events Calendar often for updated Post events and information!- Join us for dinner Friday (22 September) and some comradery. The planned menu will be posted on our Facebook page when it is announced. Dinner will start at 6:00 PM and run until 7:30 PM.
- Click here to view the current issue of the Department Newspaper to keep abreast of activities in the great state of Virginia.- VFW Department of Virginia Raffle 2023 Calendar drawings are held each Thursday for the period Friday thru Thursday. Results will be posted here.- The VFW Department of Virginia Raffle 2024 Calendars are out for $20.00 each, see the Post QM if you want one! There are 365 opportunities to win and you can win more than once.
...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.
Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
You were not alone over there. You are not alone now. There are 20
million veterans who would give their lives for you. Please don't take