9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Walk for Wheels

VFW Post 12180 Jr. Vice Commander Receives Recognition

Americanism Project

VFW Georgia Leadership Training

VFW Post 12180 Participate in the McDonough GA Annual Geranium Festival -2023

VFW Post 12180 Participated in the Lift Up Atlanta Summer Fun Festival - 2023

VFW Post 12180 Presents Awards to High School JROTC Cadets

VFW Post 12180 Awards Ceremony and Banquet

VFW Post 12180 Delivers Valentine's Day Gifts

VFW Post 12180 Member Recognized

VFW Post 12180 Participates in Toys for Tots Bagging Event

VFW Post 12180 Participates in the Wreaths Across America Event at Fort Benning Cemetery

VFW Post 12180 Assists in Soldiers Angels Food Distribution Event

VFW Post 12180 Participates in Veterans Day "Women Only" Luncheon

VFW Post 12180 Members Participated in Veterans Breakfast

VFW Post 12180 Member Honored on His 100th Birthday

VFW Post 12180 Conduct Recruiting Event

VFW Georgia Leadership Training 2022

VFW Post 12180 Participates in Lift Up Atlanta Summer Fun Festival

VFW Post 12180 Presents Awards to Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen Winners

VFW Post 12180 Presents Firefighter and EMS of the year award.

VFW Post 12180 Participates in the 2022 Memorial March in Stockbridge, GA.

VFW Post 12180 Participates in the 44th Annual Geranium Festival in McDonough, GA

VFW Post 12180 Presents Teacher of the Year Award 2021-2022

VFW Post 12180 Awards VFW Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Hampton Detective

Henry County VFW Post 12180 is proud to recognize Detective Jeremy Pirtle of the Hampton Police Department for his outstanding service and dedication to the community, as our Henry County VFW Post 12180 “Police Officer Award Recipient”

VFW Post 12180 presents ROTC award

Henry County VFW 12180 conducts Color Presentation Ceremony

Post 12180 Involved with House Makeover in Dacula, GA

The History of VFW Post 12180

The newly established Henry County (GA) VFW Post maneuvers across the landscape serving military veterans of all walks of life.

VOD/PP Award Winners

Congratulations to the Posts that had winners and all Posts that participated in these Core Programs. When the results of the Teacher and Public Safety are made available, I will let you know those winners as well.

Happy Veterans Day

Veterans Day message from the State Commander. Georgia Stands TALL!

2021-2022 Programs Winners

Department's 1st place Winners for Patriot's Pen, Voice of Democracy, Teacher of the Year and Public Safety.

Georgia Singer Wins at National

Abigail Lord of Georgia wins the National VFW Auxiliary Get Excited for the Red, White, and Blue national anthem singing competition in the K-8 division!

We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'

The VFW honors the service and sacrifice of US military men and women before and after the Korean War cease fire.

John Francis Gwizdak

Past National Commander-in-Chief John Gwizdak passed away on December 26, 2021

Corona Virus Message

Dear Georgia VFW Comrades, Family and Friends,

Proposed Change to the VOD Awards Presentation

During the COA Conference call of Thursday, March 26, the subject of the proposed change to the manner in which the VOD Awards are presented was discussed.

State Commander's Nomination Message for 2020-2021

To All Department of Georgia Posts

COVID-19 Update

Keeping our Veterans informed about VA Services during COVID-19

Update on VFW Canteens & Activities

Comrade Commanders, As promised, attached are the additional guiltiness from Governor Kemp. Please note the following items that pertain to the VFW.

Status of VFW Canteen/BINGO Operations


There are Georgia VFW Posts that are in danger of losing their Post Home due to the cancelation of bingo by the GBI and the Governor's closure of canteens. In some cases these activities are the only revenue streams for these VFW Posts.

July HQ's Bulletin and Planning Calendar

Congratulations to the Departments of Maryland, Maine, Pacific Areas, Mississippi, Europe, Arizona, North Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, Georgia, and New Jersey for achieving 100 percent in membership! Let’s make a final push to 100 percent in membership and show that we “Dared to Care.” Contact the National Membership Department at 888.JOIN.VFW (888.564.6839) or email us at if there is anything we can do to assist you with achieving your goals.

Updates from VFW State Headquarters

Comrade Commanders, I hope you are doing well and checking on your members as this Coronavirus continues to change our lifestyles. There are some items due to state headquarters and I want to be sure you have them on your radar.

Masks and Social Distancing

By order of State Commander Joel Willis

Politics in Posts

Comrades and Auxiliary Members, With the General Election coming up in November, it is important to remind you of our National Bylaws Article VII Miscellaneous Provisions, Sec. 702 Politics listed below.

THE VFW DEPARTMENT OF GEORGIA is sponsoring a Medicare 101 Briefing

Medicare 101 Briefing with national sponsor Humana including a question and answer period.There are no products to be sold. Following the Medicare briefing there will be a short briefing on the mission of the VFW. Presentation open to the public. Topic: Medicare 101 Date: November 5, 2020 Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm Eastern

Action Alert:

Tell Congress to Stand Up for Vietnam Veterans

Public Safety Awards

Public Safety Awards are due to the State Chairman, John Kepler, on January 1, 2021. You can email them to If you have any questions, he can be reached at 678-634-0065.

Update to VFW Foundation Post Pandemic Relief Grant eligibility criteria

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, VFW Posts have been severely impacted in their ability to cover operating expenses through conventional means such as canteen sales and fundraising events. To address the challenge, in August 2020 the VFW Foundation earmarked $680,000 for the VFW Foundation Post Pandemic Relief Grant (PPRG). Eligible Posts that own or lease their own Post Homes may apply for a grant of up to $2,500.


Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch has laid down a challenge to all VFW Posts for the month of January 2021!

100% Membership Club and Team 105 Member

State Commander Joel L. Willis Jr. and the Department of Georgia

Quartermasters Training Series

State Quartermaster Jeff Carroll and State Senior Vice Commander Kevin Hammond are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Mid Winter Conference and Awards Banquet

The Council of Administration has voted to cancel the Mid-Winter meeting due to the rise of coronavirus cases in Georgia. Our VFW family has been hit hard in recent weeks in cases and deaths.

Gun show

At the VFW Complex/Fairgrounds - Carrollton, GA

Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch has laid down a challenge to all VFW Posts for the month of February 2021!

This month is one where we all focus on love and commitment, and so we’re challenging our Posts to get our members to make a Lifetime commitment to the VFW by becoming Life Members!

All State Criteria Update

State Commander Joel Willis has waived the requirement to purchase of Buddy Poppies this year due to the shortage at National.

Operation September Freedom, Do you know a World War II veteran?

We want to celebrate them with the flight of their dreams.

FEMA Funeral Reimbursement Program

The FEMA Funeral Reimbursement Program will launch in a week or two. FEMA is reimbursing up to $7,000.00 for COVID-19 funerals to any family member who paid for a funeral. Please keep funeral documentation.

Wear a Mask

Gov. Kemp has lifted the mask mandate for Georgia. If you still feel comfortable wearing your mask, please do so.

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.

Harley Davidson of Atlanta 57th Anniversary Party

This Saturday, August 28, 2021, Harley Davison of Atlanta will be having their Celebration of 57 Years.

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

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!

VFW Elects Duane Sarmiento as New National Commander

VFW, Humana Team Up to Tackle Food Insecurity for Veterans

VFW National Convention Heats Up in Phoenix

Action Alert: Support Major Richard Star Act Amendment

VFW Calls on SECDEF to Recognize Operation Atlantic Resolve Service with Medal

Freedom 24/7

Barstool Sports & New Amsterdam Vodka Launch Campaign to Support VFW Post Renovations

VFW Names Virginia Post Winner of 2023 Community Service Award

VFW Celebrates Flag Day, Army Birthday

VFW Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act

VFW Remembers D-Day

VFW Acknowledges Pride Month

VFW Commemorates Memorial Day

VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day

VFW Troubled by Reports of Veterans Moved for Profit

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

Winners of VFW Publication Contest Announced

VFW Hosts Second Annual Day of Service

BURGER KING to Give Back to Veterans this Month

VFW Commemorates Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

VFW Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in American Business Awards

VFW Asks Speaker of the House to Honor the Promises of the PACT Act

The Washington Post Editorial Board Wants Veterans to Forfeit Earned Benefits

VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest

VFW Delegation Returns to Southeast Asia

VFW Proudly Sponsors Bataan Memorial Death March

Boozman Receives VFW Congressional Award

VFW Continues to Press Congress to Pass Legislation Positively Impacting Veterans, Service Members

Longtime Veterans Advocate to Lead VFW National Veterans Service

VFW Crowns 2023 National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW to Deliver 2023 Priority Goals on Capitol Hill

VFW Names First Post-9/11 Veteran to Lead Washington Office

VFW Commemorates Women's History Month

VFW Legislative Conference App Now Available

Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release Annual Report Ahead of White House Budget Release

VFW National Commander Visits Troops in Poland

VFW Commemorates National Black History Month

VFW Urges POTUS to Support Repeal of Concurrent Receipt Policy