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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Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses and VA Benefits

Are you a Gulf War veteran? The 2012-13 Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Task Force Report (PDF) details VA’s improvements in health care and services for 1990-91 Gulf War Veterans.

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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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NC Takes 3rd in Voice of Democracy

Our on scene reporter, State Adjutant Bruce Edwards, just announced that North Carolina’s Voice of Democracy winner, Luke Ball, won $10,000 and 3rd place out of 54 places nationally at the VFW National VOD competition!

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Patriots Pen National Winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced the national winners for 2014 Patriot’s Pen competition.

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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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