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Teen from Oregon in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW

Dylan Leebrick

High school students across the country recorded audio-essays on this year’s theme: “Why My Vote Matters.” We’ve selected one winner from each state to qualify for the grand prize, a $30,000 scholarship to the college or technical school of their choice. Hear

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest

Young american creative patriotic art contest

Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The scholarship contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.The Young American Creative

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Continuing Education Scholarship

continuing education

The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school. Details: The Continuing Education Scholarship

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7th

Pearl Harbor

On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers staged a surprise attack on U.S. military forces in Hawaii. In a devastating defeat, the United States suffered 3,435 casualties and loss of or severe damage to 188 planes, eight battleships,

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Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year

Action Corps Sign Up Today

Background:  In July, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, to end the injustice of denying Vietnam, Korean DMZ, and Thailand veterans who suffer from life-threatening health conditions the care

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Annual Veterans Breakfast

I enjoyed attending my first Veterans Breakfast hosted by the City of Tualatin this morning at the Juanita Pohl Center. The agenda for the morning was: Master of Ceremonies Councilor Frank Bubenik Color Guard Tualatin Police Dept “Star Spangled Banner”

Christmas Gifts for Veterans at VA Hospital – December 12th at 8:30AM

Kathy Walsh

Dear Auxiliary Brothers and Sisters, My name is Kathy Walsh and I am the Veteran of Foreign Wars Representative for the Department of Oregon at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center. I am writing you today to invite all those that

Veterans Day Concert

The Founding Band

From IrishPDX.com As a token of our appreciation to you Veterans, we are offering a discount to the upcoming concert at the Sherwood Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:30pm! The band, The Founding will be

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2018 Regatta Run, Record Number of 586 Entrants

Today’s 10th annual Regatta Run was one for the record books, as we enjoyed both sunshine and a record number of 586 entrants. Our community showed up in force to support this memorial fundraiser that honors Cpl. Matthew Lembke as

Regatta Run 5K, This Saturday

Regatta Run, 2016

Just a few days until race day! Our registration numbers are already well above last year at this time, and we are likely to get close to or over 600 participants! Great weather is ahead for the weekend- so come

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