NEWS

February 6, 2018


Post 1038 Auxiliary Wins First Place and Best of Show for their Buddy Poppy display at the 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting in Wisconsin Rapids on February 2-3, 2018.  Auxiliary President Patty Jansky designed and constructed the winning entry and Ellie Wittrock received an award for her hat table decoration.

VA Mail Order Pharmacy During Holiday Season

A reminder to our veterans that VA is focused on ensuring prescriptions are delivered in a timely manner throughout the holidays.


VA Calling for a Pause on VA-Backed Loan Foreclosures

VA has released the official guidance to mortgage servicers calling for a pause on foreclosures on VA-backed loans. VA expects that any foreclosures filed since November 17, 2023 will be put on hold, along with any other in-process or upcoming foreclosures on VA-backed loans. The foreclosure process will be paused for these Veterans through May 31, 2024, giving additional time to these veterans to find solutions to stay in their homes. Veterans who are struggling with VA-backed mortgage payments can visit the VA Housing Assistance website https://www.va.gov/housing-assistance/ or call VA at 877-827-3702 for assistance.


VFW WI Partners With Sierra Delta

The VFW Department of Wisconsin is pleased to announce its collaboration with Sierra Delta, a non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin. The partnership aims to launch the New State Commander's Project, a joint initiative focused on enhancing the lives of military veterans and their service dogs.


VFW Wisconsin Elects Ron Ramos as State Commander

VFW Wisconsin Elects Ron Ramos as State Commander, Alongside Mary Ann Christopherson and Ty Letto As Senior Vice Commander And Junior Vice Commander, Respectively


Mary Ann Christopherson Elected as Senior Vice State Commander for VFW Wisconsin

MADISON – July 6, 2023- The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Wisconsin is proud to announce the election of Mary Ann Christopherson as the Senior Vice State Commander. This esteemed position recognizes Christopherson's dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment to serving veterans and their families.


Local VFW Commander Ty Letto Elected as Wisconsin VFW Junior Vice State Commander

MADISON, July 6, 2023 - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Wisconsin proudly announces the election of Ty Letto as the new Junior Vice State Commander. This prestigious appointment reflects Letto's unwavering dedication to serving veterans and his commitment to making a difference in their lives. Letto currently serves as the Post Commander of Clarence Keske VFW Post 1163 in Beaver Dam.


VFW Honors Wisconsin Department Commander

Rathke, a Gold Legacy Life member of Post 1638 in Merrill, Wisconsin, is one of 48 VFW Department commanders worldwide to earn the title of All-American commander. Her hard work played an integral role helping the organization successfully remain focused on its service to veterans.


CPT James Ahn Memorial Scholarship

Annual scholarship sponsoring for a student who served in the U.S. Army Special Forces and is now a full time student. The award is for $1000.


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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!


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