From Service in Vietnam to the Iraq War, veterans who once lived at VFW's National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, MI, share their fond memories growing up as the 'poor little rich kid'.
Check out this article from the VFW Magazine about the Persian Gulf War Memorial.
VFW Magazine asked questions to both Presidential Candidates on todays pressing VFW topics. See where they stand on these important issues.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. There are many resources out there on suicide prevention and awareness. If you are experiencing a suicidal crisis please call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
The Minnesotans' Military Appreciation Fund Block Party Fundraiser has been cancelled this year. Go to their website for more information on how you can support this important organization for Minnesota Military Veterans.
June is PTSD Awareness Month. We have many resources to help with this subject on our Resources section. Check out the PTSD Awareness calendar and PTSD Awareness Month resources site links when you click on PTSD Awareness Month in red above.
August is Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month.
Have you heard of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club?
VFW Members and VFW Auxiliary Members, time is of the essence -- we need your action now! We need two phone calls made. The calls takes a little over a minute to make, so you can do this in five minutes or less. A link to find your state senator and representative is in the comments. After you make the calls, comment “done!” Here’s what your local State Senator and State Representative need to hear; more info on this is in the comments also:
The Department Convention is planned to take place June 8-12, 202 at the Kelly Inn, St Cloud - Granite will host. Details at a later date.
Rochester, MN Junior, Erin Stoeckig won the First Place honors for the National Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition and earned a $30,000 Scholarship.
MNVFW Charitable Association accepting Memorial Donations for 2020-21 Department Chaplain who passed away on February 17th , 2021... Trust established for his son
VFW Post and Walgreens COVID-19 vaccination site.
The Minnesota VA is doing 500-600 doses during the week and about 1200 on both Saturday and Sunday. As explained below, we're doing vaccinations both here and in CBOCs every weekend
Mark your calendars for the 2022 Upcoming Schedule of Conventions and Conferences, included are a few for the year 2023.
Are you a student? Are you looking for scholarship opportunities? The Veterans of Foreign Wars has you covered, and the Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, along with your local VFW posts, wants to make that dream come true.
The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
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