Veterans Of Foreign Wars

Latest Veterans Of Foreign Wars Items
  • SGT. SHAFT: Flag presented during burial of veteran is on behalf of the president

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: I received an email that said that when the flag is presented to the family at a burial of a veteran, the words of presentation say: ".....on behalf of the Secretary of Defense." Is this true? I am shocked that the words no longer state "On behalf of the President of the United States.

  • SGT. SHAFT: Wife of vet worries about Agent Orange exposure

    Dear Sgt Shaft: My ex-husband was exposed to Agent Orange. Being married to him for 17 years, is it possible that I could acquire Agent Orange side effects?

  • ** FILE ** Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who is running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, speaks during a town-hall meeting at the Keene Recreation Center in Keene, N.H., on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. He also spoke in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Romney, on Perry turf, assails 'career politicians'

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney castigated "career politicians" Tuesday as he tried to distinguish himself from chief rival Rick Perry while on the governor's home turf in Texas.

Rep. Chet Edwards (right) listens to Army veteran Dan Poluda at the VFW post in West, Texas, on Wednesday. "I'm used to being a target," Mr. Edwards said. "This year there's clearly an anti-Washington environment, and I share those frustrations."

    EDITORIAL: VFW's election betrayal

    The names Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Boxer don't immediately convey the message "Support our troops." Yet somehow these leftist Democrats and other questionable characters made it onto the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee's (VFW-PAC) 2010 list of election endorsements. In response to the scandal, VFW national Commander Richard L. Eubank sacked the entire PAC board.

  • Rep. Ron Klein

    VFW at war over some of its PAC's endorsements

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee refused to rescind its candidate endorsements Wednesday, despite outrage from some veterans that its picks failed to represent the VFW's 1.5 million members.

  • SGT. SHAFT: Fears of exposure to Agent Orange

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: Is there a complete list of all the Navy units that may have been exposed to Agent Orange?

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