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"Share the Load"
Houston County Post is an up-and-coming post that is attempting to lead the way in what National VFW is labeling, "Not Your Grandpa's VFW". With free Wi-Fi, free streaming TV, in a well lit & smokeless hall. We regularly have games and events held in a family friendly environment. We're changing the face of our VFW, but our foxhole is only part of the what is changing.
We are, and are looking for, team players that are interested in doing their best they can to help other brother and sisters in arms, in whatever capacity they may be called up on to serve. If that's not you, that's ok! No matter what, you're always welcome to come and join us in whatever way you feel most comfortable in doing so. We'd love to have you! Come on in, talk with our members, share your stories, and feel the difference of the comradery that all of our members extend to all who enter. Join our team and help "Share the Load!"
 

Announcements

Join us at the Jimmie Ross Veteran's Center, every third Thursday of the month for our monthly members meeting. Dinner starts at 5:30 PM, meeting starts at 6 pm.
News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post9689 Members

Pre-Need Eligibility for VA Cemetery Burial

VA Under Secretary of Memorial Affairs Matthew T. Quinn spoke about pre-needing eligibility for burial benefits during a presentation at the 124th VFW National Convention. Over the last five decades, VA has expanded the number of national cemeteries creating more access for urban veterans and jumpstarting an initiative for those in rural areas. However, Quinn revealed that only 16% of veterans will choose a VA national cemetery for their final resting place. Read more about national cemeteries or learn more about VA burial benefits.

A Education Benefits Fraud Alert

As student veterans prepare for the 2023-2024 academic year, the VA Office of Inspector General (VA OIG) is warning about education benefits fraud. Some VA-approved schools engage in fraudulent activity that involves disparities in tuition rates and billing practices for veterans versus civilian students for the same courses. The VA OIG asks that you report any such cases. Learn more about the signs of fraud or submit a complaint.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Grand Old Opry Salute to the Troops

The event is Grand Ole Opry’s Salute the Troops concert event sponsored by Humana. May 21 at the Grand Old Opry 7:00 PM show time

Tennessee State Convention 20-22 June

This is the annual meeting for department elections.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

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