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Veterans of Foreign Wars: Post 7447

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Post 7447
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Steamed Shrimp Friday

Take Out Available

Shrimp FRIDAY NIGHT November 9th & November 30th OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ​U PEEL Steamed SHRIMP ​Other Menu Items Available ​Food served 4:00-8:00 PM
Category: Healthcare
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. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces. We trace our roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service. Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans' pension for them, and they were left to care for themselves. In their misery, some of these veterans banded together and formed organizations that would eventually band together and become known as the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. After chapters were formed in Ohio, Colorado, and Pennsylvania, the movement quickly gained momentum. Today, membership stands at more than 1.6 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary.

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