GOD BLESS THE U.S.A.

ERIE COUNTY COUNCIL AUXILIARY

to the VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA

2017 - 2018

"Our Veterans' Love is More Precious than Gold"

"Catch the Dream for Our Veterans"


"Till the Last Shot's Fired"

by Trace Adkins & the West Point Cadet Glee Club

Dept. of New York VFW AUXILIARY
NATIONAL VFW AUXILIARY
ECCA Officers
ECCA Chairmen
ECCA Auxiliaries
Erie County Council VFW
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
The Salute
Our Sons & Daughters
Music by Dave Edwards
Digital Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Honor Flight
2018 ECC CONVENTION INFORMATION
2018 SIXTH DISTRICT CONVENTION INFORMATION


VFW AUXILIARY MEMBERS:

The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nation’s oldest veterans’ service organizations and our members are the relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. We have nearly 465,000 members nationwide who volunteer millions of hours and fundraise millions of dollars for charitable projects that benefit veterans, military service personnel, and their families.

Through our National Programs, we assist the VFW pass or block legislation that impacts veterans and their families, provide nearly a million volunteer hours in the VA medical system, conduct patriotic programs with thousands of students and offer hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for our nation’s youth. With more than 4,000 Auxiliaries, there is likely one in your area working to improve the lives of America’s uncommon heroes..

VFW AUXILIARY MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

The VFW Auxiliary started with a small group of women who wanted to serve veterans. Today, we have nearly 465,000 members representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Help us grow by asking someone you know to join us and help us serve veterans and their families, active-duty military and their families, and promote patriotism across our great nation.

VFW Auxiliary Members:

•Must be citizens of the United States or a United States National, and at least 16 years old.

•Those eligible are:

◦Husband/Wife

◦Widower/Widow

◦Father/Mother

◦Grandfathers/Grandmothers

◦Sons/Daughters

◦Grandsons/Granddaughters

◦Brothers/Sisters

Of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Those eligible for membership in the VFW are those that have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.

Proof of service is required for eligibility and must be obtained by the applicant.

Information on a veteran’s service record can be obtained by contacting:

National Archives and Records Administration

Phone: 1-866-272-6272

Veterans Military Service Records/ or

Veteran Request

If you have membership questions or need more information, please contact us at info@vfwauxiliary.org.

MALTA Go Live is HERE!! The MALTA portal is now open to everyone. Go to www.vfwauxiliary.org and click on “Member Login”. You will be directed to create a login to MALTA. If you need assistance, please call the toll-free number.

ERIE COUNTY COUNCIL AUXILIARY MEETINGS:

The Erie County Council VFW Auxiliary meets at 7:00 PM at the Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Post 6251 - 2450 Walden Avenue - Cheektowaga, NY 14225 every 4th Monday of the month.

AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2017 NEWSLETTER

IMPORTANT DATES: 8/13 - Veterans Day at the Erie County Fair ~~ 8/28 - ECCA Meeting: Pot Luck @ 6 PM--Meeting @ 7 PM ~~ 9/10 - District 6 AUX Meeting

2017 ECC CONVENTION INFORMATION

2017 SIXTH DISTRICT CONVENTION INFORMATION

MOST RECENT MEMBERSHIP REPORT


NEXT ECCA MEETINGS:

4th Monday of the month at 7 PM at Pvt.Leonard Post Jr. Post 6251 - Cheektowaga,NY

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