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.



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The Cost of War

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags

Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year

VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day

VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero

VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent

VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act

Winners of Publications Contest Announced

VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage

VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs

Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington

VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service

VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill

Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act

VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day

VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests

VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans

VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act

VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General

VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music

VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners

VFW-Supported Toxic Exposure Bill Passes in the House

VFW Calls on Congress to Pass Bills and Finally Address the Needs of Veterans

VFW to Deliver 2022 Priority Goals to Congress at US Capitol

VFW Celebrates Women's History Month

TopCoat Signs on as Newest VFW Member Benefit

Join the Inaugural VFW Day of Service

Prominent VSOs Issue Independent Budget Recommendations for the VA

VFW Celebrates Black History Month

Join VFW and Humana in the Fight Against Food Insecurity

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