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Help Veterans Get Assistance for Toxic Exposures

Years in the making.  In March of 2022, the US House of Representatives passed the Honoring our PACT Act with a vote of 256-174.  (PACT stands for Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics).  Primarily since the Vietnam War, veterans have been denied service through the VA for exposure to toxic particulates and other toxins (Agent Orange…
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What is a Penny War?

A Penny War is a fundraising tool in which everyone can participate. The VFW Post 3904 Penny War is a fundraising contest between the six branches whose members can be eligible for the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.  The winning branch will get bragging rights.…
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VFW Scholarship Program – Voice of Democracy

Continuing our series on VFW Scholarship Programs, the Voice of Democracy is an audio essay contest established in 1947 for students in grades 9 through 12.  The student who wins this competition receives a $30,000 scholarship from the National VFW along with scholarship at the Post, District and State levels. Voice of Democracy As with…
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VFW Scholarship Programs – Patriot’s Pen

I get asked by many if the VFW offers scholarship opportunities – the answer is a resounding YES! The VFW Scholarship competitions are currently in progress, please check back towards the end of the 2019-2020 school year for next year’s competition’s information.  The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed Patriot’s Pen and Voice…
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