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9:17 PM - April 29, 2010

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522 Reedy Creek Road
Cary, NC 27513
Phone: 1-919-467-1188
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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE ARE ABOUT

The organization Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, more commonly referred to as the VFW, "traces its roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service: Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans' pension for them, and they were left to care for themselves. In their misery, some of these veterans banded together and formed organizations with what would become known as the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. After chapters were formed in Ohio, Colorado and Pennsylvania, the movement quickly gained momentum. By 1915, membership grew to 5,000; by 1936, membership was almost 200,000. The VFW became a government-chartered non-profit organization by an act of the United States Congress in 1936; as such, it receives no funding from United States tax receipts and is supported by charitable donations. The first VFW was founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1899. The current VFW was first formed in 1914 from the merger of two prior veterans organizations which both arose in 1899: the American Veterans of Foreign Service and the National Society of the…

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VFW National Award

VFW National Award

By Paul Hiser on September 28, 2008

The Commander in Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has honored our Post by the issuance of a Post National Recognition Award for the year 2007-2008, 2008-2009 ALL State Post and 2008-2009 ALL AMERICAN POST
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VFW BINGO

By Paul Hiser on October 15, 2009

VFW Bingo Every Thursday Night
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2008-2009 Patriot’s Pen Winning Essay

By Paul Hiser on April 23, 2009

Hear and see the 2008-2009 Patriot's Pen National Winning Essay
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2008-2009 VOD Scholarship Winner

By Paul Hiser on April 23, 2009

Take a moment to listen and see the 2008-2009 Voice of Democracy Winning Audio/Essay.
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This years VOD and Patriot’s Pen Essay Theme’s

By Paul Hiser on March 13, 2009

The Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Thomas Tradewell, Sr has announced this year's theme of the Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen's Essay Contests.
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10 reasons to join or to renew your VFW membership

By Paul Hiser on March 07, 2009

There are two simple ways to renew: return your dues notice coupon along with your payment or go on line and pay electronically.
To determine eligibility, please select the "membership Tab".

If your not currently a…
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Transition Assistance Advisors

By Paul Hiser on February 28, 2009

Transition Assistance Advisors helps Veterans to access Veterans Affairs benefits and healthcare services.
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Post Community Awards

Post Community Awards

By Paul Hiser on February 22, 2009

Friends, Family and Co-Workers come together to honor first responders, Teachers and Students at the VFW Franklin-Sloan Post in Cary.
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Coping with Deployment Separation

By Paul Hiser on February 16, 2009

Here are some tips to help families to cope with deployment separation.
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History of the Buddy Poppy

By Paul Hiser on February 14, 2009

Do you know the meaning and origin of the VFW "Buddy Poppy"?
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Cary Chamber of Commerce

Cary Chamber of Commerce

By Paul Hiser on February 09, 2009

The Franklin-Sloan Post 7383 recently became a member of the Cary Chamber of Commerce.
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1st-130th Attack Recon BN

1st-130th Attack Recon BN

By Paul Hiser on January 25, 2009

The Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars officially recognizes that the Franklin-Sloan VFW Post 7383 has adopted the 1st-130th Attack Recon BN known as the "Panthers".
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