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Memorial Park Update

2021 War Memorial Park Update


Keith-Holmes VFW Post 402 Veterans War Memorial Park

Post Memorial to receive a face lift.


Home Depot Foundation Community Impact Grant

Keith-Holmes VFW Post 402 has been awarded a Home Depot Foundation Community Grant to help refurbish the flooring in Main Hall Eating Area.


Merger Complete

A merger between Keith-Holmes Post 402 and Sewickley Post 5756 has been completed.


Coraopolis VFW To Host Honor Parade Sept. 11

In recognition to those who served or are serving in the military during the Afghanistan conflict, VFW Keith-Holmes Post 402 will be hosting an honor parade starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, that will run from Thorn Run to Broadway in Coraopolis. Immediately afterwards, a celebration slated to include live music and food trucks will take place near the post home on Mill Street.


DLA Distribution Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award

VFW member and DLA Distribution employee Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award


Worth the visit: Our time at the World War I Memorial in Washington, DC

The new memorial honoring World War I soldiers is now open in Washington DC, located in Pershing Park at 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest for those who were not aware.


‘For Those Who Served’ Package of Bills Gains Traction in the House, Aims to Assist Veterans

Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee and other House members, along with Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), stand in support of the ‘For Those Who Served’ package of bills aimed at assisting veterans and their families.


Munhall-Witaker VFW Post 6673 Continues to be Successful Despite COVID-19

Munhall-Witaker VFW Post 6673 improved its post and continued its important mission of supporting the community despite COVID-19.


Pennsylvania Based 28th Infantry Division Commissions New Print

The 28 Infantry Division Mess commissioned Mr. Larry Selman to create a print that commemorates the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. The print depicts 28 Infantry Division's contributions to the Global War on Terrorism.


VOD-Patriots Pen Winners

35th Year of the VOD-Patriots Pen Winners


Front Line Workers Day Feb. 20

Pennsylvania State VFW Commander Ronald J. Peters signed a proclamation setting Feb. 20, 2021 as Front Line Workers Day.


PA VFW Moves to a New Website Platform Popular Across the Country

The Pennsylvania VFW Headquarters recently transitioned to a new website platform.


Post 9788 in Horsham Sets a Great Example

VFW Post 9788 in Horsham, Pa. is starting to thrive after almost being non-existent.


28th Expeditionary Aviation Brigade Continues Mission in the Middle East

Soldiers from the 28th Expeditionary Aviation Brigade continue their mission through out the Middle East. Since this is a Pennsylvania National Guard unit many will have the opportunity to become VFW members.


Pa. auditor general confirms botched coronavirus efforts at veterans’ nursing home, calls on Gov. Wolf to finish investigation

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Wednesday released a new report on deficiencies at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center — where at least 42 people died of COVID-19 — and called on Gov. Tom Wolf to release the results of an investigation into how the state-run nursing home handled the coronavirus.


Special Report Raises Questions About How Southeastern Veterans Center Handled COVID-19 Outbreak

Officials released a special report on Wednesday that raises questions about how the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs managed the COVID-19 outbreak that led to dozens of deaths at veterans’ homes.


Legal limbo: Pennsylvania skill games continue to spark statewide controversy

Pennsylvania has not been shy when it comes to expanding gambling. In recent years, it’s exploded beyond the original slot machine casinos at horse racing facilities. You can now find table games and sports wagering in those casinos, I-Lottery, and video gaming terminals at truck stops.


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VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now


VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund


Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal


VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan


A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan


VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans


VFW Elects Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic as New National Commander


Louisiana VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


VFW Congratulates Nation's Top Scouts


VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'


VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week


Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021


VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW National Convention Update II


2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named


VFW National Convention Update


VFW, Team Red ,White & Blue Join Forces For Veterans


Annual VFW Youth Scholarship Competitions Open


VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families


VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts


VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration


Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships


VFW to Host #SportClipsSalute Week


Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran's Sexual Assault Allegation


VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide


Pandemic Won't Stop BK Support of Veteran Families


Calling All Middle and High School Students


Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic


The VFW Podcast Debuts Today


VFW Sport Clips to Host Virtual Walk for Veterans


Celebrate VFW Day


VFW National Commander Honors Two Louisiana Sheriff's Deputies for Heroic Actions


2021 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application Period Now Open


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $700,000 in Scholarships to Veterans


Hal Roesch II Elected VFW's New National Commander


More Than 1 Million Meals Raised for Food Pantries in Need