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Founded in Gilroy in 1946, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6309 is a patriotic veterans’ organization that fosters camaraderie among veterans of overseas conflicts. Its mission is to serve the veterans and the community and to advocate on behalf of all veterans. Worldwide there are nearly 2 million VFW members, including nearly 300 in Gilroy. To be eligible for the VFW a veteran must have served in the military on foreign soil, or hostile seas, and be issued a campaign bar with clasp by the U.S. Congress.
 

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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 Post6309 Members

Local VFW Names Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen Winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6309 recently announced winners of its local student patriotic essay competition, “What Makes America Great.”

Patriot's Pen Essay - Post Winner

Congratulations to Olivia Goldammer for being selected as Post 6309's winner of the Patriot's Pen.

Statewide News

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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.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide

WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) accredited service officers recove...

Pandemic Won't Stop BK Support of Veteran Families

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING franchise restaurants will...

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.