VFW Post 4737 1st Place Patriot's Pen (L to R) Marissa, Emma, (PP Winner), Olivia and Dave Kunz
Batavia Overseas Post 1197 holds an annual dinner for 1st responders from Batavia Fire Department(s),
There is still time to buy your tickets. You can pay for them on-line and we fill them out for you. Proceeds go to helping All Veterans in Need
Commander Boyer with Collin Sexton, First Place Award, 2019 Voice of Democracy
Riley Baldwin with plaque and her parents
Commander-In-Chief B. J. Lawrence has laid down a challenge to all VFW Posts for the Month of March 2019! March Weather brings new growth, and this is our opportunity as an organization to cultivate that membership growth in our Posts! For the month of March, the tip TEN Posts in each membership Division based on growth will be entered into a drawing for $1,000.
Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen Champions and parents visit the Abraham Lincoln Monument, on Saturday afternoon. The entourage visits President Lincoln's Tomb inside the monument and hears the significance of various architectural features of the tomb and its history.
Chief Sr VIce Doc and Commander Boyer
VFW National Home
"No One Does More for Veterans" We take it seriously. Many VFW Posts visits patients in VA Hospitals, Nursing Homes or the veterans home. Its what we do.
Plaque that Greets Visitors
2018-2019 Poppy Child Chloe
Because the VFW of Illinois is a 501(c)(19) organization, your donation is tax-deductible.
"There is no success like failure, and failure is no success at all."
"It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still."
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Posts and Districts that took the Department Calendars on consignment should send the money and stubs for sold calendars to Department Headquarters prior to the first of the year if possible.
...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.