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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


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


MN VFW Job Opening: Office Manager

Our State Headquarters Office is looking for an Office Manager...


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 Restorative Justice Act needs to pass

On Monday, July 20th, 2020, Veterans were let down by the Minnesota Legislators when they did not pass the Veterans Restorative Justice Act. However, it is believed that this will come back up during a third special session sometime around August 13th, 2020. It is time for all Veterans and all those that support Veterans to get the word out to our leaders that this bill must pass. The time is now to contact your legislators in Minnesota and let them know that you support the Veterans Restorative Justice Act.


3rd Annual Summerfest

John Durst Department Riders chairman announces the 3rd annual Summerfest event


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.


2020 CoA

Have you ever wonder what is a CoA, what does CoA stand for, what happens at CoA?


CANCELED - DEPARTMENT COVENTION

Department Convention is Canceled due to COVID-19


Staying Safe with COVID-19

The latest updates for the Department of Minnesota VFW in relation to COVID-19


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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


Hal Roesch II Elected VFW's New National Commander


More Than 1 Million Meals Raised for Food Pantries in Need


VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration July 20-24


Virginia VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named


VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial


VFW Pays Its Respects to the Fallen During Memorial Day


2020 National Publications Contest Winners Named


Ace Hardware, VFW Honor Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW Thanks White House Defense Department and VA for Weekly Briefs


VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions


VFW Cancels Reno National Convention


VSOs Call on President to Uphold 48-Hour Review


VFW Urges Congress to Pass the Major Richard Star Act to Ease the Financial Burden of Medically-Retired Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


#StillServing During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Call Out for Post and Department Stories


VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership


VFW Pays Tribute to the Service of Our Vietnam War Veterans


Scam Reminder


VFW Mobilizing, Combating Effects of Invisible Enemy


VFW Remains Committed to Service and Country Amidst COVID-19


VFW Demands Congress Hold VA Accountable for Failure to Grant Benefits to Vietnam, Post 9/11 Veterans Suffering from Toxic Exposures


VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW to Deliver 2020 Priority Goals to Congress


VFW Launches Campaign to Showcase Veterans #StillServing


Twisted X Signs on as Title Sponsor of VFW Youth Programs