Veterans Day 2016 - Plans underway
Plans are underway for the Veterans Day activities in the Garner area. Help can be used with so much going on at the same time. Check the schedule to see where you can help.
Would you re-marry your spouse? - Nov 11, 2016
Would you remarry your spouse? A local photographer is offering a chance to do just that. On Nov 11 this year, couples can renew their vows at Garner's premier wedding facility with outdoor and indoor facilities with professional photos of their ceremony at no cost. (read more)
Contact Congress to help our troops - Ongoing
In 2011, Congress passed the Budget Control Act which mandated cuts across the board. This cut has impacted our military training and put our troops at an increased risk of injury or death. Flight training has been reduced and maintenance on aircraft, ships and armored vehicles has been delayed. As you can see, this reduction of funds has hurt our military in being prepared. Contact our legislatures and tell them to end sequestration and remove the budget caps that Congress set back in 2011. North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis serves on the Armed Services and Veteran Affairs committee. He can be reached at 202-224-6342 or by letter at The Honorable Thom Tillis, United States Senate, Washington, DC 20510.
We accept old worn flags - ongoing
Do you have an old worn flag that needs to be destroyed? If so, drop them by the VFW any day, and we will handle it for your. They will be destroyed in accordance with the US Flag Code.
We now Recycle - ongoing
The Post now recycles cans, bottles, paper. There are bins for each of these items. And if you throw an item in the wrong container, and it gets out, the Post can be fined! So be sure to conform to the signs on all waste bins.
NC Veterans Resourse Guide - ongoing
On May 31, Governor McCrory announced the release of the 2016 NC4VETS Resource Guide. The guide provides valuable information for servicemembers, veterans and their families on employment, healthcare, benefits, housing, personal services and education resources across the State. Military and civilian providers also find it useful in identifying local resources. (download the guide)
What does the VFW do? - ongoing
People often ask what the VFW does. Many people think of it as a place to socialize. But it is much more. See what the VFW has done nationwide over the past few years
Women Veterans Call Center- 1-855-VA.WOMEN - ongoing
The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) answers questions and responds to concerns from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across the nation about VA services and resources. The call is free, and you can call as often as you like until you have the answers to your questions. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET. - Read more
Thanks to our many volunteers - Ongoing
Each month, many of our members work at the Post and in the community to support our veterans. To thank them all in each edition of the Post Newsletter, takes a lot of room - due to the number of people to thank. So we are now listing them here, with a big Thank You, so we don't miss anyone. Check out who we thanked this month.
Supporting our Military
View this inspiring presentation from the third graders of Tussing Elementary, Colonial Heights, Virginia. At the end of the song you can order the sheet music.
Our Post has several family members serving in the War on Terror. Also, the Post has adopted three Military units based from Garner, Cary and Knightdale US Army Reserve Centers.
Click here or on the yellow ribbon at the top of every page, to see how you can support our service personnel and their families.
Watch this excellent video of why we do what we do to support our military