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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

 

Memorial Day 2024 Schedule

Information for members on upcoming Memorial Day schedule. Scroll down to see poem "In Flanders Fields"


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


2024 Scout of the Year Selected

Minnesota VFW announces Ryley Symicek as its 2024 Scout of the Year


VFW Post 906 donates $100,000 to vets

VFW Post 906, Hutchinson, donated $10,000 each to the eight Minnesota Veterans Homes, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and the St. Cloud VA Medical Center.



State Convention June 12-16, 2024

The Department Convention is planned to take place June 12-16, 202 at the Kahler Grand Hotel, in Rochester. Details at a later date.


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 Action Alert: Pass H.R. 8371


VFW Commemorates D-Day in Normandy on 80th Anniversary


VFW Kicks Off 125th Anniversary Commemoration


VFW Honors LGBTQ Veterans' Service to Nation


VFW Remembers Our Fallen


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation


VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day


VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses


Cornerstone Caregiving Donates More than $100,000 to the VFW


Chief's Commentary: Aid for Allies Must Include Support for American Defenders


VFW Expresses Support for Free Speech, Not Violence on College Campuses


VFW Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


Burger King Franchisees Give Back to Troops This May


National Publications Contest Winners Announced for 2023-24


VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


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