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More than a Game: The legacy of the VFW Pool Tournament

In 1968, a friendly challenge to a game of pool was thrown out between VFW members from different parts of Michigan. Now, 56 years later, the VFW Michigan Pool League has attracted hundreds of veterans who compete annually.


More than a Game: The legacy of the VFW Pool Tournament

In 1968, a friendly challenge to a game of pool was thrown out between VFW members from different parts of Michigan. Now, 56 years later, the VFW Michigan Pool League has attracted hundreds of veterans who compete annually.


VFW Michigan delegation honors Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C.

The Michigan VFW delegation presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C., in solemn remembrance of their sacrifice on March 2, 2024


VFW members work to preserve Michigan Civil Battle Flag

Leadership from VFW Posts 4545 12082 have joined forces in raising funds to restore and preserve the piece of Michigan’s history that followed the 21st Infantry Regiment through eight Civil War battles.


State Adjutant shares in-person memory of 1982 DC Vietnam Memorial dedication

VFW Department of Michigan Adjutant & Quartermaster Barry Walter attended the Washington D.C. Vietnam Memorial Dedication on November 13, 1982. Now, 76, Barry recalls being a 35-year-old VFW service officer, witnessing history for his generation of warriors.


VFW Michigan awards life membership to Korean War Silver Star Recipient for community leadership

The VFW Department of Michigan awarded Bill Schrader a life membership after his many years of community service.


A Haunting at Department

When you find yourself alone at the VFW Department of Michigan Headquarters building, you may hear footsteps, doors slamming, or unexplainable noises that send a chill down your spine.


VFW Michigan donates $15,614 to cancer research

The VFW Department of Michigan donated $15,614 to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for cancer research during their annual Fall Conference.


National POW-MIA Recognition Day: A look at the Missing Man Table

One symbolic gesture of remembrance commonly displayed in military related ceremony, is the Missing Man Table. This table is a physical reminder of service members who never made it home or remain unaccounted for.


September is National Suicide Prevention Month

September marks National Suicide Prevention month, and unfortunately, the topic of suicide is something all too familiar to the veteran community.


2023 Camp Trotter Camping season comes to a close

VFW Camp Trotter for Children has just wrapped its 2023 camping season. This year the camp welcomed 187 children to campus for four weeks of summer camp, 65 of which were returning campers.


National Auxiliary President plants tree at VFW Michigan headquarters

VFW Auxiliary National President Carla Martinez came to the VFW Department of Michigan and Auxiliary Headquarters August 15, 2023 to help plant a Bloodgood Japanese Maple Tree.


VFW recognizes Michigan post commander with Distinguished Service Award

Modesto De la O, out of Post 1370 in Pontiac, Michigan, received the Distinguished Service Award at the Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW National Convention July 25.


VFW Honors Michigan Department Commander

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce John Griffith has achieved All-American status as a Department commander.


New commander takes charge of Michigan’s VFW

Marine Gulf War veteran leads VFW as a “bridge” between wartime generations


VFW National names Michigan All-American Recipients

Congratulations to our Past State Commander John Griffith, Districts and Posts that made All-American this year in Michigan!


VFW National Home attains Gold-Level Veteran Friendly Employer status with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

“We are an organization that supports veterans, it only makes sense that we not only employ veterans but give them the tools they need to be successful in their jobs as well as improve their quality of life. “said VFW National Home Executive Director Michael Wilson.


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VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


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


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching


Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts


VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World


Happy National VFW Day!


VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month


VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day


VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans


Have You Forgotten?


Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans


Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!