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    6/5/2024 - Without our nation’s veterans, America wouldn't be the great nation it is today. Our youth deserve to learn about our rich history, traditions and the role of our veterans in creating and shaping America. Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects elementary, middle, and high school teachers to participate in the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher program. Please review the new rules and eligibility requirements and download the 2024 entry form...

    3/24/2014 - Each year for the past 15 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) has recognized three exceptional teachers for their outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and patriotism to their students. The Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award recipients are selected from entries submitted by local VFW Posts in the U.S. and overseas. The entries detail a local teacher’s act of promoting civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism...

    7/14/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliaries are rolling into the Show Me State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, and its veteran and military support programs across the country. Vice President Joe Biden has also accepted an invitation to address the delegates during their joint opening sessi...

    7/23/2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel explained to attendees the need to balance military readiness with mandated cuts to the Pentagon’s budget, also known as sequestration. He outlined his department’s four main objectives going forward: prioritizing core mission capabilities, maximizing combat power, strengthening military readiness, and honoring service and sacrifice. “DoD is not a corporation and cannot be run like one,” the secretary said, noting the Pentagon pays for ev...

    7/18/2013 - More than 10,000 members of the nation’s oldest and largest major combat veterans’ organization are rolling into the Blue Grass State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve national resolutions that will guide its advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and its veteran and military support programs across the country. “Our organization is governed by its members and elected delegates to our annual convention,” said John E. Hamilton, the national commander of th...

    3/14/2013 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Each year for the past 14 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has recognized three exceptional teachers for their outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and patriotism to their students. The Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award recipients are selected from entries submitted by local VFW Posts in the U.S. and overseas. The entries detail a local teacher’s act of promoting civic responsibility, flag etiquette and pat...

    5/21/2015 - AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL HONORS THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MILITARY WITH NEW WEEKLY PROGRAMMING BLOCK SALUTE TO SACRIFICE —AHC Partners with Nation’s Top Military-Focused Organizations Including American Legion, Bob Woodruff Foundation, Got Your Six, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Team Rubicon USO, and Veterans of Foreign Wars— —SALUTE TO SACRIFICE Airs Sunday Mornings from 9am ET to 12pm ET Starting Sunday, May 24— (Silver Spring, Md.) — American Hero...

    2/25/2015 - Kansas City, Mo. - Each year for the past 16 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) has recognized three exceptional teachers for their outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and patriotism to their students. The Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award recipients are selected from entries submitted by local VFW Posts in the U.S. and overseas. The entries detail a local teacher’s act of promoting civic responsibility, flag ...

    5/10/2016 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) proudly announces the names of three teachers selected as national winners in its annual citizenship education contest. There are three categories of competition: elementary school (K-5), middle school (6-8) and high school (9-12). Jessica Mosley, a fourth-grade teacher at Park Intermediate School in Weiser, Idaho, and a member of the United States Navy Reserve, was named the winner at the elemen...

    5/26/2016 - (Silver Spring, Md.) — American Heroes Channel (AHC) today announced SALUTE TO SACRIFICE 2016, the network’s second-annual multi-platform campaign honoring the valor and selflessness of our nation’s veterans and active duty service members. Together with partners and veterans support groups The American Legion, The Bob Woodruff Foundation, Got Your 6, United Service Organizations (USO), Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) and Blue Star Families, AHC wil...

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