WELCOME TO VFW DISTRICT 5

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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 war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

 
 

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ATTENTION: CORONA VIRUS - 19

We have received several phone calls regarding canceling meetings and/or gatherings. The bottom line is it's up to the membership. Commanders need to call, email, etc., to check with your line officers and those members who generally come to the meetings to get a vote on what you want to do. When making your decision, please be advised that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order to cancel all events over 50 people. The mandate began Friday, March 13 at 5 p.m. and last through Sunday, April 5 at 5 p.m.

If you decide to continue with business as usual, please inform the membership if they're sick or those with a compromised immune system to stay at home. If you decide to close or cancel meetings, please let Department know along with Norman Mauldin at unreper@gmail.com or (248) 767-3260.

Here is an excerpt from a letter received from National regarding this issue ...."We all must exercise calm and flexibility in the wake of this concern. Posts and Districts must still fulfill their duties and responsibilities to elect officers for the ensuing year prior to their respective Department Conventions, but all should be flexible in when and how those responsibilities are met.

At the end of the day, the VFW has a job to do and a solemn promise to keep to those veterans, service members, and their families for which we work. Now more than ever we must find solutions in the face of adversity and strive to meet the needs of those who rely on the vital services we provide."
 


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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.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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District 5 Meeting 16 August 2020

Cancellation of Department & District 5 Events

Cancellation of Department & District 5 Events

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CampTrotter sign up form 2020-21

Scott"s Commander Shirt

National News

Important info from National VFW

Hal Roesch II Elected VFW's New National Commander

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More Than 1 Million Meals Raised for Food Pantries in Need

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce its 2020 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign has raised more ...

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."