VFW Action Corps Weekly

VFW Action Corps Weekly is a weekly newsletter that keeps you up to date on many Veterans related issues

Earn Recruiting Pins

CINC Mihelcic has requested that you view this video on his new 5, 10 & 15 member recruiting pins and the significance of earning one of these pins.

Facebook Dept of Oregon

A social media page for the VFW Department of Oregon has been created


Training video for VOD/PP/TEACHER/BSA

Dashboard Training

Sorry I Missed it… That is ok. We got you covered.



Operational Cost Assistance Grant program

Grant Open Today

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Grant Opportunities for Small Business

Update for National Convention……

The NCoA voted to have the convention in KC Jul 30-Aug 4th. More info to follow soon. DON”T DO ANYTHING YET!!!

1-800-MyVA411: One phone number to reach VA

1-800-MyVA411: One phone number to reach VA

COVID-19 vaccination

Call VA Portland now to schedule your COVID Vaccination

Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts

VFW Posts can take advantage of top tier membership management systems




Newsletter March and April 2021

VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners

VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners

The 2021 Women Veterans Conference

The 2021 Women Veterans Conference will be held virtually on May 22.

Job Postings

Job posting for a Deputy Director, National Veterans Service in our DC office.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Small Business Administration will process Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications exclusively from businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees.

VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19 Moratorium includes evictions and foreclosures, and extends loan forbearance opportunities

Post serving as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site?

Post serving as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site?

Community Impact Grant for 2021

The Home Depot (HD) has opened their Community Impact Grant for 2021


Newsletter for Jan-Feb 2021

COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination for Veterans 75 years of age and older

COVID-19 Relief Package and Resources

COVID-19 Relief Package and Resources

The Mid-Winter Conference

The Mid-Winter Conference will be modified

Job Postings

Job Postings

VFW Guide for Post Service Officers is now available

VFW Guide for Post Service Officers is now available (FREE)

Post Pandemic Relief Grant

Post Pandemic Relief Grant (relaxed eligibility requirements)

Veteran Services Grant

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs Notice of Permanent Rulemaking

CINC December Challenge

CINC December Challenge

Job Fair

VA Portland Health Care System Job Fair


VA MISSION Act Telephone Town Hall

Help A Hero Scholarship Program

Sport Clips’ "Help A Hero" fundraising campaign runs from October 15 - November 11 **All Sport Clips locations nationwide**

New CSR File Online

Please make a not CSR reporting point of contact

Job Position Opening

Job Position Opening

Advertisement For Convention

Need the latest information for advertising for the June 2020 Convention. Look here

Newsletter November December

Newsletter November December

Job Opening

Job opening looking for an Assistant Service Officer/Claims Consultant

Town hall meeting

Let’s show the cap at our local town hall meetings.

Mid Winter Schedule

Everything Mid Winter


NOT ABLE TO ATTEND MIDWINTER CONVENTION?                      WE HAVE YOU COVERED! The VOD Banquet and Awards ceremony will be live streamed!   The banquet ‪begins at 6pm,  on 1 February 2020‬, you can catch it all on our website‬ follow link on the front page.

Oregon Senate Bill 1542

All hands on deck - come and testify in favor of the Vietnam War Memorial on the Oregon State Capitol Grounds. If you do not wish to testify, please attend to show moral support for this project!

Special invite for all Vietnam Vets

thank Vietnam veterans at the Governor’s Ceremonial Office of the Oregon State Capitol Building

Town Hall Invite (Lane Co)

Senator Merkley Town hall Invite for LANE County area.

Retention/Recruiting Seminars

Providing us the tools to become successful in managing our retention lists.

National HQ Bulletin

National HQ Bulletin (Click on to view whole document)

Recruiting Class (canceled)

ALCON Recruiting Class cancelled due to COVID 19 concerns

Important General Orders

Recent Crisis brings new Orders from Department


March/April Newsletter Please Note: District Meetings may be changed due to COVID19 Dept. Order Changes. Please Contact your District for current information.

New General Order

Recent Crisis brings General Order number 4 from Department.

Ride to Remember

Memorial POW-MIA Memorial HWY 26 Ride

Health and Welfare Campaign

The Buddy Check is essential during this time we are witnessing. Reach out and contact all your members in your Posts. Watch National’s recent video released.

National Convention Cancelled

Major News for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (National ONLY)

Department Convention

Oregon’s 2020 State Convention at the Mill Casino, North Bend is officially canceled. Hotel Reservation may be cancel after June 1st. . The wait being they do not have the staff right now due to the COVID -19 to cover that many cancelations. If you had purchased Program Book ad’s please send an email to department with your name, mailing address so we can refund your money. So very sorry for the inconvenience we will continue to update you on future events

No Delegate Fees

No delegate fees Since we won’t be able to have a delegate vote this year we won’t be requiring the posts to pay delegate fees. Save your money this year. Hopefully next year will be back to normal and then we will be requiring delegate fees again. Take care & stay safe

New General Order

Department releases the fifth general order.

Great news…

The judging for the Buddy Poppy displays will continue this year.

Department Goes Online This Year

Department of Oregon- Award, Memorial, Convention & incoming council workshop-Zoom Meeting June 12 2020 at 9am

Department of Oregon' OutGoing Council Workshop-Zoom Meeting

June 5, 2020. See calendar for details.


May 2020 Newsletter

Youth Scholarships

New Youth Scholarships for 2020-2021

Online Membership System (OMS) will remain open

Keep Pushing comrades so that we do not leave anyone behind


Veterans and Military Support Last minute requirement. Donation link below.

Membership Monday Webinar

Membership Monday Webinar Training Series Scheduled.

National Goes Zoom

All-American Program & All-American Dashboard Training Online with Zoom Membership Monday July 13, 2020, Zoom, 2-3 PM, CST

StillServing Event

VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration July 20-24


July August 2020 Newsletter

ODVA Tele-Townhall Scheduled

Attn veterans: you're invited to a Tele-Townhall on Monday, July 20 at 2PM with the VA's Under Secretary for Benefits Dr. Paul Lawrence. Dial 833-380-0417 to join, listen to VBA updates, and ask questions. #oregonvet

Grant Making Focus for the 2021 FY

The VFW Foundation is shifting its grant making focus for the 2021 fiscal year to provide urgently needed financial relief to VFW Posts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador

VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members

Sport Clips Haircut's Record-Breaking $1.55M Donation Makes Education Goals a Reality for Hundreds of Veterans

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Together, VFW and Humana Provide More than 1 Million Meals in 2021

VFW Mourns the Passing of Past National Commander John Gwizdak

Season's Greetings from the VFW

VFW Remembers Former US Senator Johnny Isakson

Remembering the First End of the War in Iraq

Remembering Pearl Harbor 80 Years Later

VFW Remembers Bob Dole

VFW Commends DOD for Addressing Force-Wide Economic Challenges, Offers Support

VFW Joins Coalition to Help Afghan Evacuees

VFW National Commander Commends Administration's Actions on Toxic Exposure

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

BK Supports Veteran Families in November

VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero

A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School

Celebrating VFW Day

VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now

VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund

Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship

VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal

VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan

A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan

VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans

VFW Elects Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic as New National Commander

Louisiana VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award

VFW Congratulates Nation's Top Scouts

VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'

VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week

Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021

VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

VFW National Convention Update II

2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named

VFW National Convention Update

VFW, Team Red ,White & Blue Join Forces For Veterans

Annual VFW Youth Scholarship Competitions Open

VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families

VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'

Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts

VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually

VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners

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