WELCOME TO VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS DEPARTMENT OF IOWA

Iowa VFW
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the Global War on Terrorism, or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.

 
 

Announcements

 
WHO13 is seeking Veteran nominations for their Salute to Veterans: We are seeking a photograph and information of veterans to feature on our Salute to Veterans. The salutes air Monday through Friday during out 10 p.m. newscast. You may send them using this link: Veterans Voices Nomination Form | who13.com or you may email the photo and information regarding the veterans to: news@who13.com Thank you for your service!
Rod Peterson - News and Content Director - WHO 13 - 1801 Grand Ave. - Des Moines, IA  50309
 
 
RENEW VFW MEMBERSHIP OVER THE PHONE
 
VFW MEMBER SERVICES (CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY)
 
Monday - Friday 8:15 am until 5 pm.
 
Please call 1-833-VFW-VETS or 1-833-839-8387 to safely renew or convert to Life Membership over the phone with a credit or debit card.
Also, VFW members can update their mailing addresses and or contact information.
 
Please click the link below "RENEW ONLINE" to safely renew online with a credit or debit card.
Thank you in advance for renewing and being a member of the greatest combat veteran organization in the world!

National News

Important info from National VFW

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A study published in January found an increased risk for cancers among troops and civilian contractors stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune ...

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OUR MISSION

"That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their surviving spouses and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies."