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WELCOME TO HENRY COUNTY GA VFW POST 12180

Henry County GA VFW Post 12180
The Henry County (GA) Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 12180 would like to thank you and all veterans for service to our Nation. Veterans in the Henry County area that have served in foreign war conflicts or those that have served in South Korea are invited and encouraged to join us. We truly understand your experiences and are here to support your every need.
 
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

** VFW Post 12180, next meeting will be conducted online via computer and voice conference call over Zoom see date below: check your email for a message from the Post Commander or check your cellphone text messages for instructions. Please join the meeting no later than 10 minutes before the start time.
 
Date: April 8, 2020 (2nd Thursday) at 7 pm
The meeting will be hosted utilizing Zoom
 
 

Vietnam War Pinning Ceremony

Open to the public

Applications are now open for Rep. McBath's next Pinning Ceremony, which will be held virtually on March 29, 2021. Once you complete an application, you will be contacted by staff from Congresswoman McBath’s office with further information. All applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, February 16. For all questions or concerns, please contact the Sandy Springs District Office at (470) 773-6330 or events.mcbath@mail.house.gov. For more information on previous ceremonies, please see our press releases from events on November 11, 2019 and September 14, 2020. 

Established in 2008, the United States of America Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Pinning Ceremony honors veterans of the Vietnam War for their heroic service and pays tribute to their selfless contributions. Each participating veteran or family member will be honored with a commemorative lapel pin and certificate of special recognition as a token of the nation’s gratitude.

You may be eligible to participate if you fall into one of the following categories:
 
1) You served on active duty at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location of service.
2) You are an immediate family member (parent, spouse, sibling, or child) of a former, living American POW from the Vietnam War designated by the Department of Defense.
3) You are an immediate family member (parent, spouse, sibling, or child) of a veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. and who is not listed as missing or unaccounted for by the Department of Defense.
4) You are the surviving spouse of a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location of service. 

Please note that you do not have to submit a DD-214 to participate in the ceremony.

 
 
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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.

Post News

Important Info for Post12180 Members

Joint Memorial for former Tuskegee Airman Rudolph Archer

Post 12180 Involved with House Makeover in Dacula, GA

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Reminder Nominations Due April 30th - Mr/Ms VFW and Outstanding Service Officer of the Year

As a reminder the following nominations are due to Department Headquarters by April 30th.

Wear a Mask

CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. ** UPDATED GUIDELINES March 31, 2021 **

National News

Important info from National VFW

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave me...

VFW National Convention Update II

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business ...

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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.