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Red Cross Honors VFW Post 1503's Blood Drive Campaigns with an Outstanding Service Award

The American Red Cross has recognized VFW Post 1503 as an Extraordinary Blood Program Partner who stood with the American Red Cross during the COVID-19 pandemic. American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern conveyed the certificate in a letter to Post 1503 Blood Drive Chairman Ben Guinan on November 12, 2020.


JUNE 18th, 2020 UPDATE & CLARIFICATION

Comrades and Auxiliary of Post 1503, Here is a little clarification of what was discussed in the general membership meeting on Wednesday, in reference to the Phase II & III entry rules. Members are referred to as Comrades and or Auxiliary and those with door cards. PHASE II - Comrade & Auxiliary Members are allowed to bring non member spouse/partner as was suggested. Spouse's / Partners without door cards and who are NOT members may not come into the canteen without member. No guests allowed, due to the 50 people limit during phase II. PHASE III - Same rule applies as the 50 person limit. If limits are raised to 100 or more, then the Post management and leadership would consider modifying the rule to allow immediate family members to also come in. Under both phases, if the capacity reaches the maximum limit, the first people to be asked to leave would be the Non-members. This is a very difficult issue that we are dealing with and it is not pleasant. Please bare with us as we all get through this together. Thanks for understanding Post Leadership & Management.


JUNE 12th UPDATE

Comrades and Auxiliary of Team Chesty: The news we have ALL been waiting to see. Click on the June 12th text above to view the attachment with the Rules and Regulations that each Comrade and Auxiliary are required to follow upon re-opening the Post. Please Click On The Article To Read POST 1503's Guidelines On Reopening. NOTE !! Sunday, June 14th is the United States Army's 245th Birthday. Please celebrate safely. June 14th 1775 to June 14th 2020 HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!


Should Post 1503 be closed it will be posted here as soon as the information is received by the webmaster. You may also call the post at (703) 670-4124


Wreaths Across America

Alexandria National Cemetery - Please help VFW Post 609 remember, honor, and teach on December 19 at 12:00 PM by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help.

Quantico National Cemetery - NOVA Veterans Association will be laying wreaths at Quantico National Cemetery from 16-19 December.


VFW - Our Service Never Stops

VFW Post 7916 and their auxiliary members were featured in the latest promotional video from VFW National.


2019-2020 District Awards Ceremony

District 10 held its annual awards ceremony on 1 March 2020 for the Teacher of the Year, Patriot’s Pen, and Voice of Democracy Programs.


District 10 Convention

The Virginia District 10 Convention will be held on 14 June 2020, 1300 at VFW Post 1503.


District 10 Election Results

District 10 held its annual elections and installation of officers on 6/14/2020 for the 2020-2021 year. Click More Info to see the results.


VFW Announces Kick-Off of Annual Scholarship Competitions

District Commander Robert Adamczyk of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Virginia District 10 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship competition. Local high school and middle school students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C.


A Mission Like No Other: Bringing Our Missing Home


Virginia Veterans Foundation Announces Grants to VFW, Auxiliary

Nearly $6,000 for community service and Post home improvements all funded by Powerhouse Gaming.


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VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration


Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships


VFW to Host #SportClipsSalute Week


Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran's Sexual Assault Allegation


VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide


Pandemic Won't Stop BK Support of Veteran Families


Calling All Middle and High School Students


Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic


The VFW Podcast Debuts Today


VFW Sport Clips to Host Virtual Walk for Veterans


Celebrate VFW Day


VFW National Commander Honors Two Louisiana Sheriff's Deputies for Heroic Actions


2021 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application Period Now Open


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $700,000 in Scholarships to Veterans


Hal Roesch II Elected VFW's New National Commander


More Than 1 Million Meals Raised for Food Pantries in Need


VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration July 20-24


Virginia VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named


VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial


VFW Pays Its Respects to the Fallen During Memorial Day


2020 National Publications Contest Winners Named


Ace Hardware, VFW Honor Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW Thanks White House Defense Department and VA for Weekly Briefs


VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions


VFW Cancels Reno National Convention


VSOs Call on President to Uphold 48-Hour Review


VFW Urges Congress to Pass the Major Richard Star Act to Ease the Financial Burden of Medically-Retired Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


#StillServing During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Call Out for Post and Department Stories


VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership


VFW Pays Tribute to the Service of Our Vietnam War Veterans


Scam Reminder


VFW Mobilizing, Combating Effects of Invisible Enemy


VFW Remains Committed to Service and Country Amidst COVID-19


VFW Demands Congress Hold VA Accountable for Failure to Grant Benefits to Vietnam, Post 9/11 Veterans Suffering from Toxic Exposures


VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW to Deliver 2020 Priority Goals to Congress


VFW Launches Campaign to Showcase Veterans #StillServing


Twisted X Signs on as Title Sponsor of VFW Youth Programs


CDW Presents 10000 Donation to the VFW