YONKERS CITY POST 1666

Yonkers Community Center of Americana

WELCOME TO YONKERS CITY POST 1666

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 
 
 

Announcements

Comrades,
For those Veterans who do not have Veteran ID.  Great for many reasons.  Please click on the link below for details.
 Veteran ID Card Release

Jim McGovern
Commander "All American" Post 1666

Local Veteran gets Recognized in Hometown.
Hometown Hero

News & Events

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Membership

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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.

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Important Info for Post1666 Members

Transition & Employment Services

When you leave military service behind, the transition to civilian life can often be turbulent. From understanding how your military skills translate to the civilian world, to facing the world of resumes and stressful interviews, the VFW's Transition and Employment services are committed to providing all service members and veterans with the resources and assistance they need to find a job befitting of their skills and military service. Knowing what civilian employers are looking for helps the VFW provide you with resume and interview tips that really work. We're dedicated to providing you with key resources and services designed specifically to help you find meaningful work!

GI Bill Transfer

Pentagon Slashes GI Bill Transfer Eligibility Window

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Overseas Veteran OCT NOV DEC 2018

DOC is SR Vice

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 25, 2018) — William J. "Doc” Schmitz, of Corning, N.Y., was elected Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. on July 25, 2018, at the 118th VFW National Convention in Kansas City, MO.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Painting Away the Trauma

In the aftermath of experiencing war, some VFW members have returned to their previous passion art to manage post-traumatic stress disorder (PT...

'What We Do Changes Lives'

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of VFWs National Veterans Service (NVS) Department. That is a century of working on behalf o...

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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 widows 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.