Department of New York Legislative Breakfast

 The Department of New York will be hosting a Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday May 21, 2024 in Room 711-A of the State Legislative Building located at 198 State Street in Albany, NY. Invitations have been sent to Legislators and Representatives inviting them to attend this important event. Please contact your home representative and make appointments to meet with them on this day to discuss our VFW legislative priorities. This is our chance to let our voices be heard!

Legislative Breakfast

VFW Department of New York Legislative Priorities 2024



The 103rd Department of New York State Convention will take place at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 on June 5-9, 2024.  Please click the following link to read the State Convention Letter from Convention Committee Chairman Robert Barnhart, PSC Convention Letter to VFW & Auxiliary Members 2024.

 Commander Daniel Kell Recognized in Congress

 Congress by Congressman Nick Langworthy of the 23rd District recognized Commander Dan Kell for all his work veterans after touring the Bath VA Medical Center, Bath NY with the Commander.

2024 Department of New York VFW Oral History Project

We have contracted with Publishing Concepts, Inc. to help collect stories from as many members as possible in order to produce the 2024 Department of New York VFW Oral History Project. Postcards and emails have gone out to New York State VFW members asking them to call and verify their membership information. This is not a scam.  The project is open only to our members.  Please consider telling your story - there is no obligation to purchase a book or any additional items.  The Department is looking to preserve the stories and memories of our members who have served.

Oral History Project flyer


UPDATE: Buddy Poppy Program

The VFW has a new Buddy Buddy called the Tin-Tab Poppy.  It is now available to be ordered as well as the traditional Buddy Poppy.

Buddy Poppy's can now be ordered via Credit Card as well as Check.

*Please note Price Increase for shipping*

**If you have any questions, please email our State Adjutant Robert Mitchell or call VFW NY Headquarters: (518) 463-7427**  



**If you need an Increase on your Bond, please email our State Adjutant Robert Mitchell or call VFW NY Headquarters: (518) 463-7427** 

UPDATE: Community Service Reporting

You can now submit your Community Service Reports online as you provide support to Veterans and your Community.

Instructions- Click Here


A satirical reflection by Author/Artist Phil Fehrenbacher

Phil enlisted in the Army in 1965 where you served for years in Vietnam.  He became a graphic designer and has worked for the state of Oregon for 26 years.  He retired in 2003 and started the Cartoon "In-Country".  The cartoons reflect his experiences during his tour of duty in South Vietnam.

There is a new cartoon everyday.