2021 VFW Fall Conference 


State Commander Michael Hoag, Department of New York, Veterans of Foreign Wars cordially invites you to attend the 2021 VFW Fall Conference on October sth and 9th, 2021 at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, New York 12205. 

The Council of Administration Meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 8, 2021 at 2:00 PM with the General Session on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM. There will not be a Council of Administration meal provided as there is a formal dinner scheduled for the evening. 

There will be a Testimonial Dinner in honor of Past Commander-in-Chief William "Doc" Schmitz along with Past Department Commanders Thomas Todaro and Thomas Howard and Past 

Department Presidents Debbie Casella and Mary Makosky. The dinner is scheduled for Friday, October 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM with a cocktail hour commencing at 5:00 PM. Please see the attached dinner registration form. 

There will be a Reception in honor of State Commander Michael Hoag and Department 

President Ruth Huber in conjunction with Commander Hoag's Homecoming at 6:00 PM on 

Saturday, October 9, 2021. The event will include a cash bar with complimentary drink tokens and heavy hors d'oeuvres. 

For room reservations please call the Albany Marriott directly at (518) 458-8444. The VFW rate is $117.00 per night. The cutoff date for reservations is Wednesday, September 22, 2021.