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VFW Post 210 helps a Veteran get around town.  Read story here
 
July 2019 VFW Post 210 100th Anniversary is our Focus.   For Full Events go to https:\\lakevilleveterans.com

 

Defense secretary will order military-wide stand down to address extremism

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told top Pentagon leaders Wednesday that he will direct a military-wide stand down to address extremism within the ranks, according to his top spokesman.


VFW Post 210 Lakeville MN Continue Mission

Post continues mission in helping local community


A century of service: Lakeville VFW Post 210 Anniversary Celebration to remember, honor the sacrifice of others

Organizers hope visitors will experience the full range of human emotion during the Lakeville VFW Post 210 100th Anniversary Celebration. From quiet contemplation to rising up and cheering, the slate of events July 8-14 will offer people that and much more.


Life after the Vietnam War

Lakeville VFW member hopes his story encourages Lakeville VFW Post 210 member Marc Anderson did not expect the call that came so quickly after he quit college in his junior year.


Mission-minded military hero to lead Pan-O-Prog parade

Terry Branham knew the helicopter he was piloting was going down in enemy territory.Terry Branham knew the helicopter he was piloting was going down in enemy territory. Leading six choppers into Cambodia during the Vietnam War at 21 years old, Branham’s Cobra attack helicopter had been struck in a barrage of ground-to-air gunfire as his unit targeted the enemy armed with .50 caliber machine guns.


Successful Poppy Drive

Most successful poppy drive in our long history!


Lakeville VFW’s bar closing opened outreach

Post 210 plans 100th anniversary Three years after the controversial closing of the VFW Post 210’s bar and restaurant, the organization is thriving, its funds going to help veterans in the community rather than toward restaurant and bar expenses.


Brand New District Website

MN 2nd District has invested in a new website to help ensure members are informed of all the key events


State Convention June 8-12, 2022

The Department Convention is planned to take place June 8-12, 202 at the Kelly Inn, St Cloud - Granite will host. Details at a later date.


MN Student Wins National Voice of Democracy and $30,000

Rochester, MN Junior, Erin Stoeckig won the First Place honors for the National Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition and earned a $30,000 Scholarship.


Memorials for Dept. Chaplain Billy Murphy

MNVFW Charitable Association accepting Memorial Donations for 2020-21 Department Chaplain who passed away on February 17th , 2021... Trust established for his son


How to make your Post a Walgreens COVID-19 Vaccination Site

VFW Post and Walgreens COVID-19 vaccination site.


MN VA - Latest Info on COVID Vaccinations

The Minnesota VA is doing 500-600 doses during the week and about 1200 on both Saturday and Sunday. As explained below, we're doing vaccinations both here and in CBOCs every weekend


2022 Schedule of Conventions & Conferences

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Upcoming Schedule of Conventions and Conferences, included are a few for the year 2023.


Veterans of Foreign wars announces this years youth scholarship contests

Are you a student? Are you looking for scholarship opportunities? The Veterans of Foreign Wars has you covered, and the Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, along with your local VFW posts, wants to make that dream come true.


Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation


The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced


VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage


VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs


Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington


VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service


VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill


Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day


VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests


VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans


VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day


VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General


VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music


VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners