VFW Appoints New Adjutant General

VFW Appoints New Adjutant General Brian Duffy becomes first Desert Storm veteran to hold CEO position  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 27, 2017) — Brian Duffy was appointed adjutant general of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. yesterday at the 118th VFW National Convention in New Orleans, La. His appointment comes immediately following a…

Vietnam Veteran Elected VFW National Commander

Ending sequestration will remain a top priority under new leadership KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 26, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 118th National Convention today with the election of Keith Harman of Delphos, Ohio, as its new national commander. Harman served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969, including…

National Officers Assume Positions for 2017-2018

National Officers Assume Positions for 2017-2018 NEW ORLEANS – July 26, 2017 – Dee Guillory of Gloucester, Va., was elected National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 104th National Convention in New Orleans, La., today (July 26). A Life Member of Wilkins-Edwards Auxiliary 176, she joined…

VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill

VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill Senate now needs to swiftly pass education improvements NEW ORLEANS (July 25, 2017) — The U.S. House of Representatives last night showed unquestionable, bipartisan commitment to America’s student veterans by voting 405-0 to pass H.R 3218, the #ForeverGIBill. “The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States salutes the House for their…

VFW Auxiliary To Receive VFW Commander-in-Chief

VFW Auxiliary To Receive VFW Commander-in-Chief NEW ORLEANS – July 25, 2017 – Today marks the last time that Brian Duffy will address the VFW Auxiliary as VFW Commander-in-Chief. He will be escorted down the Aisle of Honor and then address the VFW Auxiliary delegation. Duffy served in the U.S. Air Force as a jet engine…

National President To Welcome Guests

National President To Welcome Guests NEW ORLEANS – July 24, 2017 – Today marks the third day of the VFW Auxiliary National Convention. National President Colette Bishop will honor Mary Ligon, founder of the Coffee Bunker in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a safe place for veterans to heal from their unseen wounds. Ligon will receive the Unwavering…

National President to Preside Over 104th National Convention

National President to Preside Over 104th National Convention NEW ORLEANS – July 22, 2017 — National President Colette Bishop, a Life Member of Ybarra-Gomez Auxiliary 8890, located in East Moline, Ill., begins presiding over the 104th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary at the New Orleans Convention Center here today (July…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 20, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 20, 2017 In This Issue: VFW on McCain’s New Fight VFW National Convention Rolls into New Orleans VFW Testifies in Support of New GI Bill Additions House Democratic Round Table DHA Working Group Veterans Legislation Roundup VFW-SVA Student Veteran Legislative Fellowship Opens Application Process VA Renews Rural Veteran Transportation…