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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:


State Convention June 8-12, 2022

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.


MN Student Wins National Voice of Democracy and $30,000

Rochester, MN Junior, Erin Stoeckig won the First Place honors for the National Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition and earned a $30,000 Scholarship.


Memorials for Dept. Chaplain Billy Murphy

MNVFW Charitable Association accepting Memorial Donations for 2020-21 Department Chaplain who passed away on February 17th , 2021... Trust established for his son


How to make your Post a Walgreens COVID-19 Vaccination Site

VFW Post and Walgreens COVID-19 vaccination site.


MN VA - Latest Info on COVID Vaccinations

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


2022 Schedule of Conventions & Conferences

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Upcoming Schedule of Conventions and Conferences, included are a few for the year 2023.


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.

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'


VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


Be Proud of Your VFW on Veterans Day


"The Greatest of All Leathernecks"


VFW, Bergmann & Moore Collaborate to Assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


VFW Commemorates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


Ohio BURGER KING Franchise Donates $75,000 to VFW Unmet Needs


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Legal Loophole: Some Contracts Skirt Protections for Service Members


Veterans Win When You 'Help A Hero'


It's National VFW Day!


VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


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


Until They are All Accounted For


Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance


Where Were You on 9/11?


VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees


VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches


Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day


Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later


VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director


VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship


More Than 170 Veterans Receive VFW, Sport Clips Scholarships


VFW's Campaign to Highlight Members Wins International Honor


Applications Open for 2023 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Announcements

We are a Toys for Tots drop of site Monday thru Saturday from 3-6 pm.  We are collecting toys until December 10th.  Please drop off a new, unwrapped toy for this great cause!!
 
Sadie Hawkins Dance on Saturday, November 12th from 7-10:30 pm.  Live music from the Arcades.  Full bar and cover only $8.  Open to the public.  
 
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