WELCOME TO VFW CA DISTRICT 12

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment

Proudly serving the Greater Bay Area Counties of : San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey. We have 15 Posts from South San Francisco to King City and 6 Auxiliaries. 
 
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.
 
 
Don't Forget to like us on Facebook at @VFWCADist12 and like the Auxiliary Facebook page at @VFWCAD12AUX

 
 

Announcements

2022 Golf Fundraiser
 
September 23, 2022
Check in starts at 11 am - Shotgun start at Noon
DeLaveaga Golf Course
401 Upper Park Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
 
For additional information call:
Ermelindo - 408-836-4697

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RENEW VFW MEMBERSHIP
OVER THE PHONE
 
VFW MEMBER SERVICES (CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY)
 
Monday - Friday 8:15 am until 5 pm.
 
Please call 1-833-VFW-VETS or 1-833-839-8387 to safely renew or convert to Life Membership over the phone with credit or debit card.
Also, VFW members can update mailing address and or contact information.
 
Please click the link below "RENEW ONLINE" to safely renew online with a credit or debit card.
 
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Thank you in advance for renewing and being a member of the greatest combat veteran organization in the world!
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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.

District News

Important Info for District 12 Members

Honoring our Posts & Auxiliaries

We have several VFW Posts & Auxiliaries that have reached or are reaching significant anniversaries. This article talks about all of our active Posts and Auxiliaries by years of service to District 12 Veterans!

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

WWII Vet 98-yo Birthday

VFW, OC Agencies, Celebrate U.S. WWII Navy Vet, Harold E. Carter's 98th Birthday Thursday w/Drive-By and Happy Birthday Song in South County

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.

National News

Important info from National VFW

It's National VFW Day!

WASHINGTON - Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organiza...

VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON - Despite news reports of veteran suicide numbers at their lowest since 2006, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is urg...

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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 surviving spouses 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."