WELCOME TO MOUNTAIN LAUREL VFW POST 8612

No one does more for Veterans
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 World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

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FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND. The next District Meeting is in Nesquenohoning on September 19th 2:00 PM
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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 Post8612 Members

1,200 free meals offered while supplies last

Milford. The Center for Developmental Disabilities (CDD) and local veterans’ groups are offering food boxes through the USDA Farmers to Families program.

Autumn Baker wins Voice of Democracy essay contest

From the Pike County Courier Milford. Autumn's essay was submitted to the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars District 20, which includes Pike, Monroe, Carbon, and North Hampton counties, and emerged the winner. She was one of 23 students chosen out of 3,700 essays from all over the state. Autumn will represent the district in the Department of Pennsylvania’s contest.

District News

Important Info for District 20 Members

September 11th Service

Nesquehoning VFW 9/11 service: ‘Americans came together that day

VA Disability Claims Backlog Spiked to 300,000 During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a backlog of about 300,000 new disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) said Tuesday

Statewide News

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1,200 free meals offered while supplies last

Milford. The Center for Developmental Disabilities (CDD) and local veterans’ groups are offering food boxes through the USDA Farmers to Families program.

Autumn Baker wins Voice of Democracy essay contest

From the Pike County Courier Milford. Autumn's essay was submitted to the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars District 20, which includes Pike, Monroe, Carbon, and North Hampton counties, and emerged the winner. She was one of 23 students chosen out of 3,700 essays from all over the state. Autumn will represent the district in the Department of Pennsylvania’s contest.

National News

Important info from National VFW

A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for ...

Celebrating VFW Day

WASHINGTON - Each year on Sept. 29, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day is celebrated at Posts and in communities around the world....

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Post 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.