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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 Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, 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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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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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.

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VFW hosts Memorial Day ceremonies

The Veterans of Foreign Affairs-Shawnee hosted its annual ceremonies for Memorial Day at various cemeteries in Shawnee.a

Shawnee VFW to host Memorial Day ceremonies

The Veterans of Foreign Wars-Shawnee is hosting its annual ceremonies for Memorial Day at various cemeteries in Shawnee.

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A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan

The following is a message from VFW National Commander Fritz Mihelcic

VFW/VFWA OKLAHOMA EVENT DATES 2021-21

VFW Oklahoma and it's Auxiliary announces upcoming event dates.

National News

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VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero

WASHINGTON - In a letter sent to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander M...

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

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for ...

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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.
 
 

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