Veteran Spouse Town Hall – November 8 at 6:00pm

Veteran Spouse Town Hall
Time: Nov 8, 2022 05:30 PM (Town Hall starts at 6pm)

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Meeting ID: 815 1202 8239
Passcode: 12345

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By |2022-11-08T15:35:20-05:00November 4th, 2022|District News|

28th Annual District 21 Barger Scholarship Golf Scramble

 A Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established at the 1989 VFW State Convention in King of Prussia, PA. in memory of Jack Barger, Sr. Department Commander who passed away during his term in office (1987-1988).
Six (6) $1,000 scholarships to eligible nursing student.
Candidates will be solicited through the Pennsylvania Nursing Association and its contacts with nursing schools in Pennsylvania. Recipients are chosen by a lottery conducted by the P.N.A with the VFW State Commander and the Barger Scholarship Chairman. Candidates must meet these qualifications
  1. The individual be a veteran or the son/daughter of a veteran
  2. Be a resident of Pennsylvania
There are […]
By |2022-06-25T09:42:37-04:00June 24th, 2022|District News|

Veteran Open House – Post 2493

Attention All Veterans!

VFW Post 2493 – Mount Wolf is having a Veteran Open House Saturday, March 26th from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM.

Stop in and learn what the VFW is all about and what we are doing for Veterans and our community.

In the dining room we will have refreshments and the following:

  • VFW Claims Representative on site
  • VFW programs representatives
  • Local Veterans Organizations
  • Local Veterans Support Organizations

Print event flyer.

By |2022-03-13T12:14:00-04:00March 13th, 2022|District News|

Barger Golf Outing – 2022 Information Coming Soon

Download and print event flyer & registration form

A Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund was established at the 1989 VFW State Convention, held at King of Prussia, PA.  This fund was in Memorial of Jack Barger, Sr., Department Commander, 1987-88, who passed away during his term of office.

A $500.00 scholarship was awarded in 1990 and over the past 20 years the amount and number of scholarships awarded has increased to six (6) $1,000.00 scholarships per year.

There have been various fundraising efforts made over the years but the two main efforts have been requesting donations from VFW posts and […]

By |2022-03-13T12:18:39-04:00July 18th, 2021|District News|

REBOOT: A Combat Trauma Healing Course

For Combat Veterans: a FREE 12 week training to address moral wounds from combat. The spiritual injuries are part of  the struggle with PTSD.

Thursdays (6 pm) starting January 7

James A. Danner – VFW Post 537
1095 Pines Road
Etters, PA  17319

FREE training – FREE supper – FREE childcare

Spouses urged to register with service member

Created to aid service members and their families work through their post-traumatic stress. The training focuses on healing the spiritual and moral wounds of war, whether a recent conflict or from 50 years ago. The training is a […]

By |2021-01-02T15:00:55-05:00December 31st, 2020|District News|

Buddy Poppy Shortage due to COVID-19

VFW Buddy PoppyCOVID-19 has had an impact on our organization in many different ways. One of the impacts is that our disabled veterans who assembled these poppies are not able to congregate and produce the buddy poppies as they have in the past. We have issued a challenge to all Posts and Districts; produce 100,000 Buddy Poppies and earn $2,000. This would provide some posts that are not able to open due to the COVID-19 a great way to earn the extra funds needed to keep the Posts afloat during this […]

By |2020-09-14T13:44:40-04:00September 14th, 2020|District News|

Commander’s Challenge – September 2020

Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch has laid down a challenge to all VFW Posts for the month of September 2020!

Although many of our VFW Posts are unable to operate in the accustomed manner during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the VFW is not about to stop our mission to assist our nation’s veterans, and for that we must focus on membership, namely recruiting and retaining members!

For the month of September 2020, the Post in each membership division that recruits, renews, and reinstates the most Annual members will receive a $500 stipend deposited into the Post account!

In addition, each Department with a winning […]

By |2020-09-10T14:41:34-04:00September 10th, 2020|Membership|

LCE Lists Top COVID-19 Complaints

The fact is, with counties changing status seemingly every week, and updated guidance being provided by the Governor’s Office and the PLCB, the level of confusion is somewhat high for tavern and licensed restaurant owners.

As such, the PLBTA reached out to the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for a list of top COVID-19 complaints against taverns and licensed restaurants since June 5. As Members know, there is an anonymous process to file complaints against licensed establishments.

On behalf of the PLBTA, the LCE canvassed its command staff and came up with a pretty wide ranging list of […]

By |2020-06-09T17:19:01-04:00June 9th, 2020|District News|

Passing of Ron Herman

Ronald G. Herman, 87, of West York passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at UPMC Memorial Hospital.

He was the husband of Phyllis E. (Norris) Herman and the late Luise Hilda Herman.

Due to the current public health crisis, the celebration of Ron’s life will be held at a later date.

In addition to his wife, Ron is also survived by two daughters: Betty Russell and Karen Hess, both of York; A son, Dr. Barry E. Herman of Easton; 13 grandchildren and great grandchildren; step children Paula Bauer, Susan Renzulli, Mollie Slyder, Kim […]

By |2020-05-02T18:54:57-04:00March 18th, 2020|District News|

Gov. Wolf Honors Inductees into Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame

Annville, PA – Governor Tom Wolf helped to honor two members inducted today into the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ prestigious Hall of Fame, recognizing their exceptional service to the department that supports Pennsylvania’s nearly 800,000 veterans and 18,000 members of the National Guard.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 (ret.) John K. Schreier of Selinsgrove, Snyder County; and John A. Brenner (posthumously) of Mt. Wolf, York County, are the 2019 inductees.

“Today we honor two courageous men who honorably served our commonwealth and our country,” Gov. Wolf said. “Chief Warrant Officer 5 John K. Schreier and John A. Brenner will […]

By |2019-10-31T13:37:24-04:00October 31st, 2019|District News|
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