NEWS

National Vietnam War Veterans Day Community Event

It was mentioned at District 10's meeting this month and encouraged by VFW Post 8469, that all are welcome and invited to participate in this public commemoration event in honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day.


Veteran in need of a Kidney Donor

A Navy Veteran, Martin "Marty" McGuirk, of Gainsville, VA, needs a Kidney Donor who meets age and health requirements.


Scout of the Year

Our Scout of the Year program provides members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts the opportunity to be recognized for their standout citizenship, patriotism, and love of country.


VFW announced Winners of VOICE OF DEMOCRACY COMPETITION

A teen from Virginia is in the Running to Win a $35,000 Scholarship from the VFW! This year's theme was "What Are the Greatest Attributes of Our Democracy?"


Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket

At last night's Post Meeting, February 19, 2024, the membership received a presentation about a valuable program serving veterans, the Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket (VTD). Comrade Don Sutherland from Blue & Gray Post 8469 was the presenter.


Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Take advantage of the benefits you earned through your honorable service to our great Nation.


Post Extends Hours for NFL Football Season

The Post has extended its hours for this year's NFL Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. Come and enjoy the games and comradeship.


PUBLIC NOTICE - Innovative Readiness Training Program

Posted outside John Lyon VFW Post 3150 is a public notice soliciting assistance from the Department of Defense's Innovative Readiness Training Program (IRT) to improve the installation of the 3" Artillery Piece located in front of the Post Home.


2024 Raffle Calendars

The Department of Virginia VFW 2024 Raffle Calendars are now available for sale in the Post and online through the Post's website. The sale of the calendars supports various Veterans' concerns.


Post Officer Elections

New Post Officers elected for 2023-2024 The following officers were elected for the new year, 2023-2024, at the April 17, 2023 Post meeting


Post's 2022 Strategic Plan

Past Commander Nancy Springer leads the initial work to create a strategic plan to assist the Post in remaining viable and growing in active membership and community involvement.


A Walk to Honor

John Lyon Post 3150 is a proud supporter of A Walk To Honor. Click the video below to learn more about Greg Washington’s walk to make a difference in suicide prevention.


Contact Listing for the 188th Congress

Attached is a contact listing for members of the 118th Congress. Posts cited in Congressional District listings are based on each Post's zip code representation.


7 News Salutes Veterans

A little-known secret is tucked away in Arlington, Virginia, where hundreds of veterans gather, swap stories, share memories, and find a place of refuge. 7News' Ashlie Rodriguez looks inside the John Lyon VFW Post 3150. Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (7News)


VFW Announces Kick-Off of Annual Scholarship Competitions

District Commander Robert Adamczyk of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Virginia District 10 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship competition. Local high school and middle school students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships.


DATA and NOVA Veterans Win Federal Grant to Help Senior or Disabled Veterans Get to Vaccination Sites

Reston, VA – MAY 5, 2021 – The Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) and the Northern Virginia Veterans Association (NOVA Veterans) have been awarded federal funding for a joint project to provide veterans who are disabled or over 65 with transportation to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. While vaccination availability has increased, an escalating critical transportation crisis is preventing our most vulnerable veterans from getting vaccinated. This is particularly problematic for those veterans who receive their medical care from distant Veterans Administration medical facilities and are without reliable transportation.


Wreaths Across America

Alexandria National Cemetery - Please help VFW Post 609 remember, honor, and teach on December 19 at 12:00 PM by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help.

Quantico National Cemetery - NOVA Veterans Association will be laying wreaths at Quantico National Cemetery from 16-19 December.


Post 7916 - April 2021 #Still Serving Post of the Month

The members of VFW Post 7916 in Occoquan, Virginia, have demonstrated a commitment to their mission of “Honoring the Dead by Helping the Living” throughout the pandemic. The Post made sure members received health and welfare checks so that those most at-risk, or in need, received essentials. They also delivered food to residents of the town and donated to a local food bank.


VFW - Our Service Never Stops

VFW Post 7916 and their auxiliary members were featured in the latest promotional video from VFW National.


2019-2020 District Awards Ceremony

District 10 held its annual awards ceremony on 1 March 2020 for the Teacher of the Year, Patriot’s Pen, and Voice of Democracy Programs.


District 10 Convention

The Virginia District 10 Convention will be held on 14 June 2020, 1300 at VFW Post 1503.


District 10 Election Results

District 10 held its annual elections and installation of officers on 6/14/2020 for the 2020-2021 year. Click More Info to see the results.


VFW Announces Kick-Off of Annual Scholarship Competitions

District Commander Robert Adamczyk of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Virginia District 10 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship competition. Local high school and middle school students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C.


Post 12218's First Change of Command

Western Prince William County Post 12218 will be conducting their first Change of Command Ceremony on June 8th, 1000 at Great Mane Brewery in Haymarket, VA. Come on out and support one of Virginia's newest Posts.


Vietnam Veterans - Welcome Home!

The United State of America Vietnam War Commemoration is holding a Welcome Home event at the National Mall in Washington DC on May 11th to 13th 2023.


Centennial Celebration

The VFW Department of Virginia is turning 100 this year and we are celebrating across the state with our members. Come join us at one of seven locations with food, fun, music and giveaways.


Gaming Townhall Input

The state of Virginia is changing the gaming laws and regulations in ways that may seriously impact VFW Posts. Your input is needed!


A Mission Like No Other: Bringing Our Missing Home


Virginia Veterans Foundation Announces Grants to VFW, Auxiliary

Nearly $6,000 for community service and Post home improvements all funded by Powerhouse Gaming.


Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


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


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Service


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching


Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts


VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World


Happy National VFW Day!


VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month


VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day


VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans


Have You Forgotten?


Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans


Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


Post News

Important Info for Post3150 Members

National Vietnam War Veterans Day Community Event

It was mentioned at District 10's meeting this month and encouraged by VFW Post 8469, that all are welcome and invited to participate in this public commemoration event in honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

Veteran in need of a Kidney Donor

A Navy Veteran, Martin "Marty" McGuirk, of Gainsville, VA, needs a Kidney Donor who meets age and health requirements.

District News

Important Info for District 10 Members

VFW Announces Kick-Off of Annual Scholarship Competitions

District Commander Robert Adamczyk of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Virginia District 10 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship competition. Local high school and middle school students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships.

DATA and NOVA Veterans Win Federal Grant to Help Senior or Disabled Veterans Get to Vaccination Sites

Reston, VA – MAY 5, 2021 – The Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) and the Northern Virginia Veterans Association (NOVA Veterans) have been awarded federal funding for a joint project to provide veterans who are disabled or over 65 with transportation to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. While vaccination availability has increased, an escalating critical transportation crisis is preventing our most vulnerable veterans from getting vaccinated. This is particularly problematic for those veterans who receive their medical care from distant Veterans Administration medical facilities and are without reliable transportation.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Post 12218's First Change of Command

Western Prince William County Post 12218 will be conducting their first Change of Command Ceremony on June 8th, 1000 at Great Mane Brewery in Haymarket, VA. Come on out and support one of Virginia's newest Posts.

Vietnam Veterans - Welcome Home!

The United State of America Vietnam War Commemoration is holding a Welcome Home event at the National Mall in Washington DC on May 11th to 13th 2023.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans

WASHINGTON - More than three decades later, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) continues to pay tribute to the nearly 700,000 mili...

Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'

Kansas City, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) alongside John Rich and his Redneck Riviera brand announced today a new oppo...