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NATIONAL VFW DAY – September 29

NATIONAL VFW DAY

National VFW Day is celebrated annually on September 29. This day is devoted to the VFW organization and it’s members who have served our nation.

CELEBRATE

Honor the VFW members and veterans in your community. Let them know that you appreciate the sacrifices they have made for all of us. We truly are the land of the free because of the brave. Post on social media using #NationalVFWDay to encourage others to join in.

HISTORY

The VFW was established on September 29, 1899 by a group of veterans from the Spanish-American war. It has since grown to be the nation’s largest group of combat veterans. They continue “to honor the dead by helping the living.” The VFW promote patriotism, good will and youth scholarships. They also provide military assistance and community service programs, promote youth activities and volunteer many hours in their local communities.

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