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Honor Guard Members Commended

Ames and Fernholz recognized for exceptional service with Honor Guard


Kids Around The World

Members volunteer to package meals for kids


A Christmas Treat for Coatesville Lady Vets

Lady vets help other lady vets


Breakfast with Santa

VFW Post 845 entertains children on Dec. 17


Beware of Claim Sharks!

VFW headquarters warns veterans to be aware of scams


Lunch for Coatesville Medical Center vets

Post 845 treats Coatesville Vets to lunch


2023 Fall Festival

Post 845 Participates in 2023 Downingtown Fall Festival


Committee Chairs for 2023 - 2924

Commander appoints committee chairs


Senior Vice Commander Thomas Flick honored

SVC honored with membership upgrade to Bronze Legacy Status


New Program to Help Ailing Veterans

New Program provides funds to provide in-home healthcare services for qualifying veterans.


Passing The Gavel

Ernie Griffith Assumes Command


Swearing-in of new officers

Officers elected in 2023 take oath of office


2022 Public Safety Award

Post 845 presents Public Safety Awards


Eagle Scout Project

Eagle Scout project involves flag retirment collection box


Soldier Sanctuary

Post 845 assists in acquisition of van for Soldier Sanctuary


Halloween Party 2022

Prizes awarded for best Halloween costumes


Hometown Heroes

Hometown Hero banner program started in West Whiteland


2022 Golf Tournament

Post 845 Golf Tourney enjoys great weather


Installation of 2022-2023 officers

New officers take oath of office


2022 Officer elections

Elections held at April 5 meeting


Community Safety Awards

Post 845 presents awards to firemen, police officer


Breakfast with Santa

Santa visits Post 845 the week before Christmas


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


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


Newspaper-Summer Edition 2023


VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program

The VA's Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program. The grant is a three-year community-based grant program that will provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services


Boback’s Bill to Establish Purple Star School Program Passed by House Unanimously

Pennsylvania Legislation to establish the Purple Star School Program in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, advanced to the Senate after its unanimous passage in the House of Representatives Feb. 8.


Election by Acclamation

What is election by acclamation? Do you know your Roberts Rules?


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.


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VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Service


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching


Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts


VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World


Happy National VFW Day!


VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month


VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day


VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans


Have You Forgotten?


Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans


Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Elects Duane Sarmiento as New National Commander


VFW, Humana Team Up to Tackle Food Insecurity for Veterans


VFW National Convention Heats Up in Phoenix


Action Alert: Support Major Richard Star Act Amendment


VFW Calls on SECDEF to Recognize Operation Atlantic Resolve Service with Medal


Freedom 24/7


Barstool Sports & New Amsterdam Vodka Launch Campaign to Support VFW Post Renovations


VFW Names Virginia Post Winner of 2023 Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Flag Day, Army Birthday


VFW Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Acknowledges Pride Month