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VFW Post 3629 Announces Fort Wainwright Unit Adoption

Fairbanks, AK (August 1, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Robert (Bob) Martin has announced the unit adoption of B. Co, 1-52 AVN, Sugar Bears, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The Post and its auxiliary are extremely honored to have this opportunity to support such a prestigious unit.


VFW Post 3629 Announces 2017 Fall/Winter Activities for Active Duty Military

Fairbanks, AK (August 28, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Robert (Bob) Martin extends a warm invitation all active duty military members to come join fellow comrades in the use of and attendance at Post activities.


VFW Post 3629 Announces 2017-18 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay Competitions

Fairbanks, AK (August 28, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Robert (Bob) Martin announced the theme of “America’s Gift to My Generation” for this year’s Patriot’s Pen essay writing completion and “American History: Our Hope for the Future” for this year’s Voice of Democracy audio essay competition. Student entry deadline is October 31, 2017.


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VFW Post 3629 Announces Selection of 2017 National Voice of Democracy Winners

Fairbanks, AK (June 14, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Bob Martin announced the selection of Emily Gage, a sophomore at Colony High School as a winner in the 2017 National Voice of Democracy Program and a recipient of the $1,000 Department of Mississippi VFW and Auxiliary Bernard McClelland Memorial Scholarship. Emily plans a career as a trauma surgeon and is sponsored by VFW Post 9365 and its Auxiliary in Wasilla.


VFW Post 3629 Announces Selection of 2017 National Patriot's Pen Contest Winners

Fairbanks, AK (June 14, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Bob Martin announced the selection of Andrew Drake, an Alaskan eighth grade student at Chapman School as a winner in the 2017 National Patriot’s Pen Contest and a recipient of the $500 Veterans of Foreign Wars of Ohio Charities National Patriot’s Pen Award. Drake is sponsored by VFW Post 10221 and its Auxiliary in Anchor Point.


Take Your VFW Post Back

"Take your VFW Post back, one bar stool at a time." - Brian Duffy I am very proud of the above quote. All JVC take very serious notice that this is what I fully support.


VFW Post 3629 Announces Post Winners of Voice of Democracy Scholarships

Fairbanks, AK (February 16, 2017) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Walter W. Watts, Jr. will recognize the local winner of the Voice of Democracy scholarship, Ben Davis, at the post’s general membership meeting on Sat, February 18 at 10 a.m.


VFW Post 3629 Announces Nominations for VFW/Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship Program

Fairbanks, AK (February 8, 2017)– Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Golden Heart Post 3629 Commander Walter W. Watts, Jr. announces the fall 2017 application period for the VFW/Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship program is now open through April 15, 2017.


Wearing unearned medal can be a crime; free-speech

Lying about receiving a military medal is constitutionally protected, but there’s no right to carry the lie a step further by wearing a combat decoration that hasn’t been earned, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.


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VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero


A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School


Celebrating VFW Day


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