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2014-05-16 23:08:51

Gardena Nisei Memorial VFW Post 1961 to honor deceased Post members at their annual Nisei Memorial Day Service. Whittier, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Gardena Nisei Memorial VFW Post 1961 will hold their annual Nisei Memorial Day Service honoring all deceased Post members who served in defense of our country on foreign soil. The Service will be held on Monday, May 26, 2013, 9:00 A.M. at Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Gate 10, Whittier, CA 90601. Phone:...

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...

2013-03-08 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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'