WELCOME TO VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS DEPARTMENT FLORIDA DISTRICT 6

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment

Our Mission: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans. 

Our Vision: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.

 
 
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Announcements

 - The 2023-24 Youth Awards Banquet honoring our Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pen, and Teacher of the Year will be held at the Ramada Inn by Wyndham Jacksonville located at 3130 Hartley Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257 on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 6pm.

- The 2024 Patriot's Pen Bowling Tournament will be on Sunday, 2/25/24 at the Batt Family Fun Center Bowling Alley, located at 1838 Cassat Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32210. 

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News & Events

Upcoming 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.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Requesting Veteran Records

Many have asked how to get a copy of their DD214 or correct their military records.

Student Veterans of America

GI Bill benefits are the most widely utilized benefits available to veterans. Moreover, veterans on college campuses have demonstrated an eagerness to not only organize but to lead in their communities while pursuing higher education. By supporting the nearly 1 million student veterans on college campuses today, the VFW has a unique opportunity to not only showcase the amazing work of our organization, but we can also harness this leadership potential to grow our organization for future generations of veteran leaders.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leading veterans service organizations, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW),

VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal

Claim Shark companies have made statements that they aren't breaking the law because they don't charge fees for "preparing" veterans' claims. Claim...

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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 surviving spouses 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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