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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.


Major changes for Post 295

VFW Post 295 Gallagher - Hansen South St. Paul has sold their building


Brand New District Website

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


2021 Department Fall Conference

Mark your calendars, and make your reservations, it will be time for the fall conference soon


State Convention June 9-13, 2021

The Department Convention is planned to take place June 9013, 2021 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest.


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


Passing of Department Chaplain Billy Murphy

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the sudden tragic passing of VFW Department Chaplain Billy Murphy on February 17, 2021.


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


Midwinter Conference Goes Virtual

Due to COVID-19 Gathering Restrictions, the Department of Minnesota's Midwinter Conference is going Virtual in order to conduct the important business that takes place this time of year.


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.

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


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration


Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships


VFW to Host #SportClipsSalute Week


Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran's Sexual Assault Allegation


VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide


Pandemic Won't Stop BK Support of Veteran Families


Calling All Middle and High School Students


Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic


The VFW Podcast Debuts Today


VFW Sport Clips to Host Virtual Walk for Veterans


Celebrate VFW Day


VFW National Commander Honors Two Louisiana Sheriff's Deputies for Heroic Actions


2021 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application Period Now Open


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $700,000 in Scholarships to Veterans