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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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