29 Sep '16, 1pm

#VFW DAY CELEBRATES ORGANIZATION’S ROOTS Our Commitment to Our Nation's #Veterans Has Never Wavered https://t.co/L3odkpVjez

VFW Day Celebrates Organization’s Roots Our commitment to our nation's veterans has never wavered September 27, 2016 For 117 years, the VFW and its Auxiliary have proven that No One Does More For Veterans. From legislative activism to national veterans service, VFW continues its commitment to our nation’s veterans. That commitment began on Sept. 29, 1899, in Columbus, Ohio, when a group of veterans met to address the urgent needs of their brothers-in-arms. It’s a tradition that has never wavered. As you move forward to celebrate VFW Day 2016, reflect on the organization’s roots below. This is a firsthand account of the historic evening of Sept. 29, 1899. It was written by a founding father, James Romanis, for VFW’s Golden Jubilee in 1949 and later printed in VFW magazine for the 100th anniversary. He wrote it as though he were an outside observer. VFW Is Born By James Roma...

Full article: https://www.vfw.org/News-and-Events/Articles/2016-Article...

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