NEWS

CHANGES TO POST NEWSLETTER

Due to the extremely high cost of postage we can no longer to mail the Post Newsletters to each member. Therefore, effective July 2020 the Post will place the current newsletter on our new Webpage, VFW9650.org for review.  A limited number of Newsletters will be made available at the Post for those members who do not have access to a computer.   

NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2020

Post 9650 Newsletter Nov - Dec 2020


VFW Post 9650 Newsletter November - December 2020

VFW Post 9650 Newsletter November - December 2020


VFW post 9650 NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2020

THIS IS THE BY-MONTHLY EDITION OF THE POST NEWSLETTER


POST NEWSLETTER JULY & AUGUST 2020

VFW Post 9650 Newsletter for July and August 2020


JUNE 2020 POST NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9650 JUNE 2020 NEWSLETTER


WWII Vet 98-yo Birthday

VFW, OC Agencies, Celebrate U.S. WWII Navy Vet, Harold E. Carter's 98th Birthday Thursday w/Drive-By and Happy Birthday Song in South County


Leading California Veterans Organizations Call on Governor Newsom to Reopen Veterans’ Posts

Groups say COVID-related closures are preventing posts from providing critical services to veterans such as processing claims for healthcare and disability benefits.


Veterans Day 2020: Deals and freebies on meals for veterans, active-duty

On Wednesday, the nation celebrates veterans and active-duty military members. Restaurants are offering deals and freebies to mark the day and honor those who have served their country. Below are a few of those deals.


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

VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero


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


Post News

Important Info for Post9650 Members

NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2020

Post 9650 Newsletter Nov - Dec 2020

VFW Post 9650 Newsletter November - December 2020

VFW Post 9650 Newsletter November - December 2020

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

WWII Vet 98-yo Birthday

VFW, OC Agencies, Celebrate U.S. WWII Navy Vet, Harold E. Carter's 98th Birthday Thursday w/Drive-By and Happy Birthday Song in South County

Leading California Veterans Organizations Call on Governor Newsom to Reopen Veterans’ Posts

Groups say COVID-related closures are preventing posts from providing critical services to veterans such as processing claims for healthcare and disability benefits.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero

WASHINGTON - In a letter sent to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander M...

A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for ...

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CHANGES TO POST NEWSLETTER

Due to the extremely high cost of postage we can no longer to mail the Post Newsletters to each member. Therefore, effective July 2020 the Post will place the current newsletter on our new Webpage, VFW9650.org for review.  A limited number of Newsletters will be made available at the Post for those members who do not have access to a computer.   


 
VFW VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS.           
 
 

        

 

 The VFW is keeping up the fight FOR VETERANS in 2020.

         Thank you for all you do to support America's defenders. We simply could not help them transition to civilian life, continue their education, and file their VA claims with the expert assistance of VFW Service Officers without you.

         Thank you, Gregory.      

We want you to know what a difference you make for veterans of every generation. Your support of the VFW:           

  • Helped veterans receive more than $9 billion in earned benefit payments from the VA, which includes $1.6 billion in benefits paid to veterans in fiscal year 2019.
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  • Helped us administer over $5 million in financial assistance grants for military families in financial straits (since 2004).
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  • Awarded over $7.2 million through the VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" to help more than 1,606 veterans and service members continue their education (since January 2014).        

You can see even more ways your contributions help veterans on our VFW Fact Sheet.

         Your unwavering respect for the men and women who defend our freedom is very much appreciated. We’re honored to work side-by-side with you to protect veterans’ rights throughout 2020 and beyond.



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