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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VFW Gives Veteran a Fresh Start

Veteran receives VFW Unmet Needs grant after losing his job


America promises to take care of its veterans, but too often, many of them fall on hard times following their service. When that happens, the VFW is ready to step in and take action.

After suffering an injury during a temporary duty assignment for the Army, Richard Sanders lost his civilian job. Unable to make ends meet, he took on other work to supplement his income, but it wasn’t enough. Running out of options, he resorted to selling his personal items to cover basic necessities.

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Commander's Message Winter 2014

Jack Kane

It’s hard to believe the holidays are just around the corner. I’ve been traveling around the State visiting Districts, Posts,  talking with members, attending meetings and functions and talking with our legislators about veterans’ entitlements and benefits. During these visits I see that you’re all working hard to keep New Jersey strong in its efforts to help our veterans. I want to thank you, the VFW members of the Department of New Jersey, for all the work you have done and will continue to do for the VFW.


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Sat Dec 20, 2014 @12:00 - Sat Dec 20, 2014 @15:00
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