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2014-03-20 08:27:00

Show Goes Into Year Two With Its First-Ever Veterans Service Organization Partner--The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The timing for this couldn't be better. With major cuts in U.S. military spending now in the offing--and the decision to downsize the number of military personnel--literally thousands of career veterans will be asked to make the transition from the armed services to civilian life. They will be looking to parlay their military...

2014-02-28 23:04:44

Lake Ridge Academy freshman Ami Ishikawi was named the local and regional champion of the VFW Voice of Democracy contest. North Ridgeville, OH (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lake Ridge Academy freshman Ami Ishikawi was named the local and regional champion of the VFW Voice of Democracy contest. On January 25, 2014 Ami traveled to Columbus to attend the state awards ceremony celebrating the top twelve essays in Ohio's VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest. Ami was one of only 12 individuals...

Attack On US Veterans Website May Have Targeted Military Personnel
2014-02-14 10:34:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday security researchers identified a zero-day exploit (CVE-2014-0322) that had been served up from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) website. This attack reportedly targeted American military personnel during this week’s paralyzing snowstorm at the United States Capitol. Researchers at FireEye believe that those behind this attack, which may have also been coordinated to take place in advance of the Presidents' Day...

2013-11-05 23:33:13

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 845 in Downingtown, PA recently secured a full color LED sign to help spread the message of their commitment to preserving the memories of fallen soldiers as well as supporting active duty and their families. Downingtown, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 “A Veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve, is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', For an...

2013-07-26 20:21:31

FULLERTON, Calif., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who/- Charles Geitner is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Non-Profit Educational Services as a result of his role as a Coordinator with the Veterans History Project. In his current position, Charles is responsible for Strategic Planning; Non-Profit Management; Public Speaking; Community Outreach; Research; Event Planning; Social Media; Public Relations; Event Management;...

2013-07-19 08:26:43

Resource for U.S. Veterans Debuts at the 114th VFW National Convention AURORA, Neb., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heroes With Hearing Loss program, sponsored by Hamilton CapTel®, introduces veterans with hearing loss to resources and solutions that best meet their individual and unique needs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62613-heroes-with-hearing-loss-new-program-debuts-vfw-national-convention (Photo:...

2013-03-28 16:22:41

VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 to honor America's military heroes and their families DARLINGTON, S.C., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Longtime partners, Sport Clips Haircuts and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), proudly announce the return of the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series event to Darlington Raceway on Friday, May 10, 2013. It is the second consecutive year the two organizations have partnered to sponsor the Nationwide Series...

2013-03-08 23:03:00

DVNF urges our government and the public to remember the importance of funding the needs of our Veterans as the reality of the sequestration take hold in the months and years ahead. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation, a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is urging the public, Congress, and the Administration to...

2012-12-22 05:03:18

DVNF Cites VFW Post 308 in Newtown, CT and the Passing of Senator Daniel Inouye as Role Models for us all in 2013 Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (http://www.dvnf.org ), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is honoring veterans across America who never fail to serve their fellow man or woman and communities they...

2012-11-13 12:21:31

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASCAR legend Larry McReynolds has teamed up with the NFL's Troy Polamalu to stand "UNITED FOR VETERANS" this holiday season. "UNITED FOR VETERANS" is a historic awareness campaign launched by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW), dedicated to raising awareness and funds that help veterans secure their VA benefits, smoothly transition to civilian life and apply to receive assistance for necessities like rent,...