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Flag retirement ceremony

Post 845 invited to flag retirement ceremony


Memorial Day events for 2021

Post 845 participates in 11 separate memorial services


2021 Post 845 Golf Tourney

2021 Post 845 Golf Tournament results


2021 installation of officers

2021 installation of officers


Veterans Day Ceremonies 2019

Adjutant Tom Ames suggests teaching students more about military conflicts


Pennsylvania News

Link to Pennsylvania Department of Veterans Affairs News


Customer Guidelines

Customer guidelines during the green phase of PA's reopening plan.


COVID-19 Safety Procedures

What we are doing to protect our customers.


Christmas Gift Bags

Post Assists Homeless Vets With Christmas Gift Bags


2019 Post 845 Golf Tournament

Golfers enjoy VFW Post 845 tourney on July 15


2019 Installation of Officers

Post 845 officers installed for 2019 - 2020 term on July 9


Honoring distinguished WWII veteran

Noted author thanks VFW Post 845 for rendering military honors


Easter Egg Hunt

Children enjoy Easter Egg hunt at Post 845


Wildlife program at Post 845

Game Commission Officer makes wildlife presentation at Post 845


Bravo Company party

VFW hosts holiday party for Bravo Company on December 1, 2018


U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Sean Baily gets PA VFW Eagle Award

HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Nathaniel Smith presented the Eagle Award to U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Sean Baily during the Pennsylvania VFW Midwinter Conference in Lancaster, Pa. Saturday, Jan. 22.


Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars held its annual Voice of Democracy Banquet

LANCASTER, PA – Saturday, Jan. 22, the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars held its annual Voice of Democracy banquet at the Wyndham Resort & Convention Center where the winners for the statewide competition were announced:


Obstacles don't slow Pennsylvania Guard chaplain assistant

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Over snaking slant walls and treacherous jumps, under menacing barbed wire and slogging up a steep climb with a 50-pound sack of sagging sand, Master Sgt. Joshua March pushed through and pressed on.


House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Advances Proposals to Benefit Female Veterans and Children of Military Families, Says Boback

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback(R)Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, on Monday led a voting meeting at which six pieces of legislation to benefit Pennsylvania’s military members, veterans and emergency responders were unanimously approved.


Boback Joins House Members to Offer Details of Support for Veterans Bill Package

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee, Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Adjutant General Mark Schindler, today stand in support of veterans across the Commonwealth by announcing a Veterans Day package of bills running in the House of Representatives this week.


VOD-Patriots Pen Winners

35th Year of the VOD-Patriots Pen Winners


Pennsylvania Based 28th Infantry Division Commissions New Print

The 28 Infantry Division Mess commissioned Mr. Larry Selman to create a print that commemorates the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. The print depicts 28 Infantry Division's contributions to the Global War on Terrorism.


Munhall-Witaker VFW Post 6673 Continues to be Successful Despite COVID-19

Munhall-Witaker VFW Post 6673 improved its post and continued its important mission of supporting the community despite COVID-19.


‘For Those Who Served’ Package of Bills Gains Traction in the House, Aims to Assist Veterans

Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee and other House members, along with Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), stand in support of the ‘For Those Who Served’ package of bills aimed at assisting veterans and their families.


Worth the visit: Our time at the World War I Memorial in Washington, DC

The new memorial honoring World War I soldiers is now open in Washington DC, located in Pershing Park at 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest for those who were not aware.


DLA Distribution Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award

VFW member and DLA Distribution employee Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award


Coraopolis VFW To Host Honor Parade Sept. 11

In recognition to those who served or are serving in the military during the Afghanistan conflict, VFW Keith-Holmes Post 402 will be hosting an honor parade starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, that will run from Thorn Run to Broadway in Coraopolis. Immediately afterwards, a celebration slated to include live music and food trucks will take place near the post home on Mill Street.


Boback Conducts Public Hearing on Restructuring of DMVA and Veterans Programs

TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee conducted a public hearing on Tuesday morning highlighting the potential restructuring of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and certain programs that the department administers.


Front Line Workers Day Feb. 20

Pennsylvania State VFW Commander Ronald J. Peters signed a proclamation setting Feb. 20, 2021 as Front Line Workers Day.


PA VFW Moves to a New Website Platform Popular Across the Country

The Pennsylvania VFW Headquarters recently transitioned to a new website platform.


Post 9788 in Horsham Sets a Great Example

VFW Post 9788 in Horsham, Pa. is starting to thrive after almost being non-existent.


28th Expeditionary Aviation Brigade Continues Mission in the Middle East

Soldiers from the 28th Expeditionary Aviation Brigade continue their mission through out the Middle East. Since this is a Pennsylvania National Guard unit many will have the opportunity to become VFW members.


Pa. auditor general confirms botched coronavirus efforts at veterans’ nursing home, calls on Gov. Wolf to finish investigation

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Wednesday released a new report on deficiencies at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center — where at least 42 people died of COVID-19 — and called on Gov. Tom Wolf to release the results of an investigation into how the state-run nursing home handled the coronavirus.


Special Report Raises Questions About How Southeastern Veterans Center Handled COVID-19 Outbreak

Officials released a special report on Wednesday that raises questions about how the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs managed the COVID-19 outbreak that led to dozens of deaths at veterans’ homes.


Legal limbo: Pennsylvania skill games continue to spark statewide controversy

Pennsylvania has not been shy when it comes to expanding gambling. In recent years, it’s exploded beyond the original slot machine casinos at horse racing facilities. You can now find table games and sports wagering in those casinos, I-Lottery, and video gaming terminals at truck stops.


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VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation


Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador


VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members


Sport Clips Haircut's Record-Breaking $1.55M Donation Makes Education Goals a Reality for Hundreds of Veterans


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Together, VFW and Humana Provide More than 1 Million Meals in 2021


VFW Mourns the Passing of Past National Commander John Gwizdak


Season's Greetings from the VFW


VFW Remembers Former US Senator Johnny Isakson


Remembering the First End of the War in Iraq


Remembering Pearl Harbor 80 Years Later


VFW Remembers Bob Dole


VFW Commends DOD for Addressing Force-Wide Economic Challenges, Offers Support


VFW Joins Coalition to Help Afghan Evacuees


VFW National Commander Commends Administration's Actions on Toxic Exposure


What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?


BK Supports Veteran Families in November


VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero


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


Celebrating VFW Day


VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now


VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund


Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal


VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan


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


VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans


VFW Elects Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic as New National Commander


Louisiana VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


VFW Congratulates Nation's Top Scouts


VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'


VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week


Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021


VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW National Convention Update II


2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named


VFW National Convention Update


VFW, Team Red ,White & Blue Join Forces For Veterans


Annual VFW Youth Scholarship Competitions Open


VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families


VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts


VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19