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Why Join the VFW?

Because our strength comes from you.
Simply put, the VFW strives to do good things for deserving people – our veterans, their families and their communities. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, we work every day to make a difference. It’s our strength as an organization. And, with each individual membership, we only grow stronger.

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Latest News

  • 30th NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony - The 30th NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 to honor 9 Veterans who served in the US Army, US Navy and US Air Force during World War I, World War II, Korea, and Peacetime. NJ Mission of Honor, has located these veterans with the cooperation of funeral directors from the George S Hassler ...
  • District 6 VFW & Auxiliary 67th Annual Gold Star Luncheon - District 6 will be hosting their 67th Annual Gold Star Luncheon on Sept 15th, 2018 at VFW Post 2179 in Port Monmouth, NJ. 1 Veterans Lane - 460 Route 36 Port Monmouth, NJ Point of Contact is Bill Grieman, PSC Cell- 732-600-3461 Email - rgbg789@aol.com
  • 2018-2019 QM and Club Manager Bond paperwork is available now - Please make sure to update your QM and Club Manager Bond for the new year. The Attached paperwork includes the QM Bond application, the price list, the Club or Canteen Manager Bond application and price sheet. Your current bond will expire August 31st, so make sure to renew your bonds for the 2018-2019 year. http://njvfw.org/download/2018-2019-bond-paperwork/
  • State Commander’s Homecoming - Come out and celebrate with our new State Commander Duane Sarmiento on July 14th at his home post Gibbstown VFW 5579. Ceremony starts at 2pm, there will be a Chinese Auction and 50/50. A $10 donation at the door will get you food, draft beer, and a glass. Address: VFW Post 5579 743 W. Broad St Gibbstown, NJ 08027
  • Congratulations to Duane Sarmiento, 2018-2019 State Commander - Duane Sarmiento was elected to the high office of State Commander for the year 2018-2019 at our 99th annual Department Convention which was held in Wildwood, NJ. We would like to wish Commander Sarmiento a very successful year and we look forward to working with you. To see pictures from our convention, please visit our Facebook page.

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Our Mission

To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

Our Vision

Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation’s largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans’ organization. With nearly 1.9 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in almost 7,000 Posts worldwide, “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS”.

The Department of NJ Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans’ service organization comprised of combat veterans and eligible military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. We are pleased to bring you this site. We created it to bring information to more vets than we could by traditional means.

The VFW and its Auxiliaries are dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs worldwide. For more information, please browse our website here at www.njvfw.org. If you’d like information on joining the NJ VFW or one of New Jersey’s Post, please Contact Us.

As the nation’s oldest major veterans’ organization, the VFW has an impeccable and longstanding record of service and stewardship. More than 4 million patriotic Americans, both members and non-members, entrust the VFW with financial contributions and dedicate millions of volunteer hours. Over the last decade, approximately 80% of support received from VFW members and patriotic Americans was applied directly to veterans service, community service, legislative advocacy and military service programs worldwide.

Some of Our Affiliates

NJ Auxiliary

NJVFW Auxiliary

Through our National Programs, we assist the VFW pass or block legislation that impacts veterans and their families, provide nearly a million volunteer hours in the VA medical system, conduct patriotic programs with thousands of students and offer hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for our nation’s youth.

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VFW Foundation

VFW Foundation

American veterans and active-duty military sacrifice so much to keep us safe and guard our freedoms. They demand nothing in return. But they do deserve something in return. The VFW Foundation fills in governmental assistance gaps for troops abroad, military families back in the U.S. and America’s often-forgotten veterans with programs that support all branches of the military.

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National Home for Children

VFW National Home for Children

The VFW National Home for Children serves as a living memorial to America’s veterans by helping our nation’s military and veteran families during difficult times.

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Student Veterans of America

SVA’s mission is to provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.

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