WELCOME TO POST 12074 KEN CHAPMAN

Veterans Still Serving

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 while currently on Active Duty or any Veteran who has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, The Gulf War, Vietnam, Korea, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns or one of the many Operations where hazardous duty pay, or a campaign medal was awarded. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.


Announcements

o  Post Monthly Meeting at the Gymkhana Club
5 February 2022
1000-1200 hours
 
Virtual meeting link to be announced prior to the meeting.
Join us after the meeting for lunch and comradeship.
 
 

o   Gather all personal information together in case of incapacitation or death. Don't make your situation any more stressful than it will be for your survivor. I've attached the "What My Family Should Know" form to make the collection of your personal information easier. To download Click Here.

 

o   Because of postal service interruptions around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual mailing of reporting forms SSA-7162 and SSA-7161 has been suspended. At this time, you do not need to take any action. SSA will not suspend your benefits if you have not completed and returned the forms. SSA will resume mailing the forms at a later date when conditions have changed.

News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

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.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post12074 Members

5.9% increase in Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security

Approximately 70 million Americans will see a 5.9% increase in their Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments in 2022.

New Post Members

Welcome the two newest members to our Post. Roland Fahie and John (Jack) Latrielle

District News

Important Info for District 5 Members

Dist V Video Conference Meeting Procedures

New Policy Procedures for Video Meetings

National Day of Service

National Day of Service at VA Cemeteries on 9/11 with Carry The Load

National News

Important info from National VFW

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Jan. 17, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary will join the millions of Americans in honor...

VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce the naming of retired Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairm...

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OUR MISSION

Our Mission: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

"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 surviving spouses 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."