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The PACT Act

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.


Carry The Load

Here is a great charity to get behind, they help civilians to better understand the sacrifices being made by our Vet's.


VA SAVE LIVES Act signed into law today March 24


Community Affairs


Menifee Vietnam Memorial

City of Menifee to Honor Vietnam Veterans at Welcome Home Celebration Honorees at the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event will receive a challenge coin and dog tags commemorating their contributions and service during the Vietnam War


A Flag for Every Hero

Please join us for Post 1956 Annual Flags for Every Hero Memorial Day Ceremony


VFW Post 1956 Inaugural Day of Service

Paint Your Heart Out


2022 Menifee Independence Day Parade FLYER

The City of Menifee invites the community to celebrate our nation’s independence at the annual Independence Celebration


Concert for Hero's

The Riverside National Cemetery (RNC) in collaboration with the Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee to host the 2022 Concert for Heroes on Sunday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the cemetery’s amphitheater.


California Veteran – Summer 2022


ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS


Free TSA Precheck for disabled Veterans


Agent Orange Blue Water navy claims

VA News


VA publishes proposed regulations to improve the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

VA » Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs » News Releases


WWII Vet 98-yo Birthday

VFW, OC Agencies, Celebrate U.S. WWII Navy Vet, Harold E. Carter's 98th Birthday Thursday w/Drive-By and Happy Birthday Song in South County


Leading California Veterans Organizations Call on Governor Newsom to Reopen Veterans’ Posts

Groups say COVID-related closures are preventing posts from providing critical services to veterans such as processing claims for healthcare and disability benefits.


Veterans Day 2020: Deals and freebies on meals for veterans, active-duty

On Wednesday, the nation celebrates veterans and active-duty military members. Restaurants are offering deals and freebies to mark the day and honor those who have served their country. Below are a few of those deals.


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

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'


VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


Be Proud of Your VFW on Veterans Day


"The Greatest of All Leathernecks"


VFW, Bergmann & Moore Collaborate to Assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


VFW Commemorates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


Ohio BURGER KING Franchise Donates $75,000 to VFW Unmet Needs


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Legal Loophole: Some Contracts Skirt Protections for Service Members


Veterans Win When You 'Help A Hero'


It's National VFW Day!


VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Services


Until They are All Accounted For


Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance


Where Were You on 9/11?


VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees


VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches


Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day


Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later


VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director


VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship


More Than 170 Veterans Receive VFW, Sport Clips Scholarships


VFW's Campaign to Highlight Members Wins International Honor


Applications Open for 2023 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


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


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Post News

Important Info for Post1956 Members

The PACT Act

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

Concert for Hero's

The Riverside National Cemetery (RNC) in collaboration with the Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee to host the 2022 Concert for Heroes on Sunday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the cemetery’s amphitheater.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

WWII Vet 98-yo Birthday

VFW, OC Agencies, Celebrate U.S. WWII Navy Vet, Harold E. Carter's 98th Birthday Thursday w/Drive-By and Happy Birthday Song in South County

Leading California Veterans Organizations Call on Governor Newsom to Reopen Veterans’ Posts

Groups say COVID-related closures are preventing posts from providing critical services to veterans such as processing claims for healthcare and disability benefits.

National News

Important info from National VFW

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'

WASHINGTON - As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I would like all of us to reflect with thankfulness in our hearts on the ...

VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is today announcing an agreement in which it is entrusting the experienced environ...

Announcements

On Memorial Day, Monday 10am a group of 500 Chapter motorcycle rider organizations led by Black Sheep Riders of Riverside came to Riverside National Cemetery to present an incredible large donation to go towards construction for the resting place of "The Gift" which is the statue of the American  Indian Veteran Memorial.
 
We continue to seek donations to complete the construction and continue to raise funds for future maintenance. 

We welcome your donations at the Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee Vice Chair, Michael Cano, or you can login to www.vfw1956.org or contact Menifee VFW Post 1956, Post Commander, Michael Cano.