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A Place of Heart and Spirit

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'.


Persian Gulf War Memorial May Break Ground in 2021

Check out this article from the VFW Magazine about the Persian Gulf War Memorial.


Trump and Biden Answer VFW Questions

VFW Magazine asked questions to both Presidential Candidates on todays pressing VFW topics. See where they stand on these important issues.


National Suicide Prevention Month

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.


Minnesotans' Military Appreciation Fund

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.


PTSD Awareness Month

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.


Anit-Terrorism Awareness Month

August is Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month.


Red Knights Motorcycle Club

Have you heard of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club?


We need to act now to get The Veterans Restorative Justice Act - SF 33 Passed

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:


VFW Post 906 donates $100,000 to vets

VFW Post 906, Hutchinson, donated $10,000 each to the eight Minnesota Veterans Homes, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and the St. Cloud VA Medical Center.


State Convention June 12-16, 2024

The Department Convention is planned to take place June 12-16, 202 at the Kahler Grand Hotel, in Rochester. Details at a later date.


Veterans of Foreign wars announces this years youth scholarship contests

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.


Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Service


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching


Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts


VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World


Happy National VFW Day!


VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month


VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day


VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans


Have You Forgotten?


Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans


Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


Announcements

Country Line Dancing is here at the "V"!!  Hold Your Lady Tight Night will be every second and fourth Thursday.  Check out their Facebook or their Instagram for more details.
 
All Veterans please join us for "First Friday Veteran's Breakfast".  On the first Friday of every month we will have a free breakfast for ALL VETERANS (no need to be a member of the VFW).  Breakfast sandwiches, donuts, fruit, coffee, juice and water available.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP.

Check out our Calendar page and our Facebook page for more information on future events.   
 
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