Department News

NC VFW State Chaplain Dies

It is with great sadness that we inform all of you of Chaplain Smith’s passing. He passed away this morning (Sunday) at 9:50 with the family at his side.
Once arraignment are finalized they will be passed on.

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Purple Heart Eligibility Question

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has been asked to comment on an FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act requirement that tasks the Defense Department to review the Purple Heart’s current eligibility criteria.

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2014 Vander Clute Ride

Are you participating in the 2014 Vander Clute Ride? You’ll find information pertaining to the 2014 Howard E. Vander Clute, Jr. Memorial Motorcycle Ride on this page

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Past State Department Commander Passes

Past Department Commander and Past State QM William Cleveland Cox passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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Post Election Reports

Post Elections are coming soon. Do you know the rules for holding an election and submitting your post report on newly elected officers? It is in the national bylaws, but you can also find information in the April 2014 General Orders, No. 9.

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Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarships

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families.

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Taking Care of Veterans’ Caregivers

News from the VA on taking care of our veterans’ caregivers.

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50th Anniversary Vietnam War

The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act authorized the Secretary of Defense to conduct a program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and “in conducting the commemorative program, the Secretary shall coordinate, support, and facilitate other programs and activities of the Federal Government, State and local governments, and other persons and organizations in commemoration of the Vietnam War.” The commemoration period is from 2015-2017. Both military and civilian organizations will participate.

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General Order 8 – March 2014 – Released

The Department of North Carolina has just published the March 2014 general order. It contains information on the upcoming post and district elections as well as the 84th State Convention.

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Post Canteen Inspection Form

The form for use in inspecting post canteens has been updated. It is on the Downloadable forms page of the website. The form has 13-14.1 in the header. Do not use other forms.

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