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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.  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

We are approved to reopen the canteen on Monday, October 26that 10 am and will be open 7 days a week.

FHCC is now reserving appointments for flu shots to be administered starting October 5th.  Call (224) 610-7783 to make an appointment.  Walk-ins are not currently supported.  Other options are to contact the nearest CVS, Walmart or Costco who have partnered up this year for Veteran flu shots.
   

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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 Post7448 Members

Veteran Services Food Drive

We are accepting non-perishable food goods to help our homeless, needy Veterans, and families.

Veterans Assistance Commission

Here in Lake County, Illinois, we appreciate the dedication and commitment of the men and women who have served in the United States Military. In honor of your service, we have numerous resources to help support you and your families. You have served your country; now let us work for you.

District News

Important Info for District 5 Members

Operation Christmas Cheer 2020

Donations are being accepted for this year's Operation Christmas Cheer. Help make the holidays a little better for our Veterans.

Youth Program Competitions

Students can participate in a writing competition for local prizes and recognition. Winners can eventually get National recognition.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Calling All Middle and High School Students

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For students looking for scholarships to help lessen the financial burden college brings, it's not too late to ...

Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Even in a pandemic, veteran...

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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.