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  • abbr. Veterans of Foreign Wars

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  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

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  • n. an organization of United States war veterans


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  • Milwaukee-based group that says "the real reefer madness" is when veterans get arrested for pot possession, has been using the acronym VFW on its website and promotional materials. Top headlines

  • A five-year lesson a building formerly occupied by the VFW is also in default.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The VFW is a good organization and it helps the veteran.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • His obit claims life membership in VFW Post 9061 but this is not true.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Athens County VFW is discussing allegations concerning Gyi's misrepresenting himself as a US military veteran.

    Dr Gyi

  • National Commander respond to this outrage by a person who holds high office in VFW California and was recently named Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United

    Heroes or Villains?

  • CIA - missions so covert medals and POW captivity secret ... yet name engraved on plaque hanging in VFW noting his POW status and a

    Heroes or Villains?

  • My limited experience with the VFW is that they are old warriors, many of whom view the history of war in terms of glory than of horror; and they are predominantly rightwing.

    Think Progress » VFW Commander Issues Qualified Apology For Saying Democrats Are ‘Betraying’ Veterans With Health Reform

  • The VFW is not a good enemy to have in a statewide race; I think that Blumenthal knows this, but is hoping that he can keep momentum until Friday, which is (I believe) the deadline for filing for the Senate primaries in Connecticut.

    CT VFW lays into Blumenthal for fake military claims. | RedState

  • A caravan of veterans will spend the days leading up to the May 6 primary traveling the state talking in VFW halls about Clinton's plans to increase benefits and access to health care for veterans and easing hardship on military families, issues that dominated the senator's question and answer session in Fayetteville.

    Clinton touts commander-in-chief credentials


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