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National Day of Service

National Day of Service


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


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VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Flag You Carry


New Study Links Cancers to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination


VFW Action Alert: Pass H.R. 8371


VFW Commemorates D-Day in Normandy on 80th Anniversary


VFW Kicks Off 125th Anniversary Commemoration


VFW Honors LGBTQ Veterans' Service to Nation


VFW Remembers Our Fallen


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation


VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day


VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses


Cornerstone Caregiving Donates More than $100,000 to the VFW


Chief's Commentary: Aid for Allies Must Include Support for American Defenders


VFW Expresses Support for Free Speech, Not Violence on College Campuses


VFW Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


Burger King Franchisees Give Back to Troops This May


National Publications Contest Winners Announced for 2023-24


VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


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


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


Post News

Important Info for Post1956 Members

National Day of Service

National Day of Service

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.

District News

Important Info for District 3 Members

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National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...

Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Flag You Carry

WASHINGTON - On June 14, The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U...

Announcements


 




Commander's Corner

Commander Michael Cano

 

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars            Menifee VFW Post 1956   P.O. Box 321 Menifee, CA 92586

EIN: 95-3319357- 501(c) (19) Veteran Non-Profit: C2326557

 COMMANDER’S CORNER

 

 
June 14, 2024

Our Post has completed another banner year with successful accomplishments its VFW Programs, stellar Membership increase, and community visibility thanks to an excellent team of VFW members volunteering many hours to accomplish our Mission.
Here is a month-by-month notable accounts of our successful accomplishments:
January 2024:
Collaborated developing the 2024-2027 Strategic Plan for a regional non-profit Economic Development Coalition (EDC) in the Southwest Riverside County.
VFW Post members participate in the Unclaimed Heroes Ceremony at RNC
February 2024:
Participated in the Mayor’s Tech Idea Exchange – jobs for Veterans
VFW Programs Award Ceremony at Menifee Kay Ceniceros Senior Center
March 2024
Collaborated in the Mayor’s Charity Gala
Participated with our Post Auxiliary in delivering Spring Tea extravaganza
Coordinated with the City of Menifee – 2nd Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans
April 2024:
Participated in honoring cadets of Paloma Valley High School NJROTC
Collaborated with City of Menifee Better Together Community Beautification
May 2024:
Participated with Southwest Riverside County Higher Education Coalition in developing a resolution to establish a four-year University in the region
Participated in the Mt. San Jacinto College state of the college address
Collaborated with the City of Menifee in delivering Memorial Day 2024
Elected, appointed, and installed a new slate of officers for 2024-2025 June 2024:
• Participated at Miller Jones Mortuary flag retirement
• California VFW State Convention June 19 -23
• District 3 Commander John Z. Hernandez has provided recommendation to VFW State Commander our eligibility to be named All-American 4 years in arrow. We are now ranked 15th in Division 7, Nation-wide.