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As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

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 Funeral Information of John R Steel aka Jake. http://www.stjamesfuneralhome.com/obituary/John-Steele
 
The next Meeting is Tuesday, May 7, at 6 PM or 1800 HRS at 460 Lake Ave, St James NY
 
 
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE New members please bring your DD214 or your VFW Member number to the meeting so the Quartermaster can sign you up.
 
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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...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.

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Department of New York Legislative Breakfast

Tuesday May 21, 2024 at 8:30 in Room 711-A of the State Legislative Building located at 198 State Street, Albany, NY.

103rd Department of New York VFW Convention

June 6-9, 2024 at the Albany Marriott Hotel located at 189 Wolf Road Albany, NY.

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VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day

WASHINGTON - May 18 is Armed Forces Day, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins a grateful nation in paying tribute to the s...

VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses

WASHINGTON - In light of the recent Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General report of funding improperly pa...

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That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.