NEWS


How more exposed veterans might get Agent Orange benefits.

VA proposes rule to extend presumed areas of exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides


Tips for veterans to protect against fraud

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has a fraud prevention website that provides resources for veterans, servicemembers and their family members to recognize, protect against and report fraud.


NATIONAL WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA DAY

DECEMBER 16, 2023 AT 12PM


WREATH DAY GRAVE MARKING

Saturday December 2 at 1000


Discounts and free stuff for Veterans Day 2023

Feel free to check out the link in the article...


The History of Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day is coming up shortly, but do you know the history of it?


Veteran Women's Coffee House

2023 Blue Star Mothers NY8 Sponsored event open to women veterans ONLY


Blue Star Mothers CARE PACKAGE DRIVE

Help send a little bit of home to our deployed Military!


On this day in 1945

23 February 1945: Four days after the initial landings on Iwo Jima, 1stLt Harold G. Schrier led 40 men from Company E, 2d Battalion, 28th Marines, up Mt. Suribachi to secure the crest and raise the small American flag that battalion commander LtCol Chandler Johnson had given Schrier


Martin “Marty” Cocca


Thanks to Boy Scout Troop 363

Members of BSA Troop 363 helped our Post remove flags from Webster Rural Cemetery over the weekend.


Happy Birthday to the US Coast Guard

Since 4 August 1790, the Coast Guard has been "Always Ready" to protect and serve the United States and its citizens at sea, on interior waterways, and in the air.


What to do on Veteran's Day in Webster, NY?

Looking for something to do on Veteran's Day? First, there will be a service for Veterans Day at the Veterans Park in the Village of Webster at 11:00 on Wednesday November 11th. Then, take a look at this list below - you might want to enjoy some of these offers being put out there to thank us...


Happy Birthday, US Marine Corps!

Brace yourself. Marines will be boasting of the birth of their Corps for the next few weeks...


VFW Post 9483 Open to New Members

Are you a Veteran in or near Webster, NY? Come check us out...


VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS AND FREEBIES

Please see below for a list of freebies and discounts being offered to veterans this year.


IMPORTANT DO NOT PROCRASTINATE

It is critical that you send a copy of your DD-214 (Discharge Papers) to your local County Veterans Service Agency. Do not send original, keep original in a safe place but known to all who may need it.


Veterans Day Message from Post 9483

Today, across this great Nation and around the World, Americans will pause to honor our brave fighting men and women. For more than 240 years, our Armed Forces have fought with honor, fearlessness and selflessness – risking their very lives, to underwrite the freedoms we hold so dear today. Men and women like


Veterans Month

President Proclaims November to be Veterans Month....


Veterans Online Shopping Benefit

Veterans can shop Exchanges on line


Department OTI

This is the only Department sponsored OTI session for the 2024-2025 year.


Commander-In-Chief Homecoming

Visit historic Savannah, Georgia


Iron Will

Gideon Entertainment presents a powerful story of veterans, their battles and their sacrifices. The challenges of war can extend to home. Witness veterans and their IRON WILL to never give


2024 New York State Legislative Priorities

Department Legislative Chairman Ann Marie Hogancamp has compiled the list of priorities this legislative year.


Update to Ordering Buddy Poppies

The VFW store has made a change in ordering Buddy Poppies in an effort to streamline the ordering and the processing of the Buddy Poppy orders. There is also a new Buddy Poppy that can be ordered.


Camp Lejeune Justice Act

There is a new voluntary process called the "Elective Option" to help veterans resolve qualifying claims


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

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence


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


Post News

Important Info for Post9483 Members

How more exposed veterans might get Agent Orange benefits.

VA proposes rule to extend presumed areas of exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides

Tips for veterans to protect against fraud

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has a fraud prevention website that provides resources for veterans, servicemembers and their family members to recognize, protect against and report fraud.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Department OTI

This is the only Department sponsored OTI session for the 2024-2025 year.

Iron Will

Gideon Entertainment presents a powerful story of veterans, their battles and their sacrifices. The challenges of war can extend to home. Witness veterans and their IRON WILL to never give

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

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 ...

Announcements

Our next meeting will be an Wednesday, April 10th 2024 at the Elks Club, 1066 Jackson Road, Webster NY 14580.  Dinner is at 1815 with the business Meeting at 1900 hours.  Election time!
 
 


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