- The individual be a veteran or the son/daughter of a veteran
- Be a resident of Pennsylvania
Robert Hinkle is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: District 21 Meeting
Time: May 15, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 892 5606 8939
Passcode: Contact Commander Colonna or Bob Hinkle for passcode.
sevenfold 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
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 […]
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
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 […]
COVID-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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]