The U.S. Army is made up of the most dedicated, most respected soldiers in the world. These soldiers protect America's Freedoms while serving at home and abroad, and they are always prepared to defend the nation in times of need.
We are soldiers of the sea, providing forces and detachments to naval ships and shore operations. We are global leaders, developing expeditionary doctrine and innovations that set the example, and leading other countries' forces and agencies in the multinational military operations. These unique capabilities make us "First to Fight", and our nations first line of defense.
America's Navy is a force as relevant today as it's been historically significan for the last 238 years. The times may change, the threats may become more obscure, the complex nature of 21st century life may make the demand for such presence less obvious. However, now more than ever, the Navy is something to be aware of Something to be thankful for. Something to be proud of.
Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: developing airmen, technology to war fighting and integrating operations. These core competencies make our six distinctive capabilities possible.
We protect the personal safety and security of our people; the marine transportation system and infrastructure; our natural and economic resources; and the territorial integrity of our nation-from both internal and external threats, natural and man-made.
You can help us support Veteran and Community Programs.
The South St Paul VFW Post 295 is partnering with other local charitable organizations to restore the Veteran Memorial and grave stones of our deceased comrades, at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Please consider donating to the Oak Hill Project or another of our programs.
As many in South St. Paul may know, we do not run a bar anymore. We are still a post. We are still actively helping the community and veteran programs in our area. Like many other VFW posts we rely heavily on donations i.e., Poppy distribution and gambling proceeds.
Veterans Relief Fund i.e., vet home and hospital activities, holiday sponsorships and veterans in need.
Youth Programs i.e., Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pen, scholarships, youth camps and picnics.
Please DONATE NOW to give to VFW programs. You can pick the program you wish to donate to. Any amount is appreciated.
Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.
Our space at 1401 Thompson Ave, continues to improve. We have our gallery of past officers up on the wall. Our POW/MIA table is set up. The carpet is down. We hope to be ready for Veterans Day. All post members should come to a meeting to see the new space.We need active members. If we are to continue our good works we need more Post and Auxiliary members to come to meetings.
...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.