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Fairfield P.D. Honor Guard Take Part in Services for WWII Veteran Warren Schlapfer

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Members of the Fairfield Police honor guard on Friday assisted in the funeral services for Warren Schlapfer, who passed away at age 98.

Fairfield VFW Presents Check to St. Thomas More's Public Discipleship Ministry

FAIRFIELD, NJ – Fairfield VFW Commander Brian Gallagher, along with other VFW Post 7925 members, presented a check for $713 to Father Robert Lamirez, St. Thomas More (STM) Parochial Vicar

Fairfield Veterans Day Ceremony Includes Unveiling of 100+ New Memorial Bricks

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Another 106 memorial bricks were unveiled at Saturday’s Veterans Day celebration at the Fairfield VFW Post 7925. The original Freedom Walk was unveiled on Memorial Day containing nearly 200 bricks.

VFW post was on brink of closing, with just $600 in the bank, but town rallied to save it

FAIRFIELD — In mid-March, finances were looking dismal for VFW Post 7925. It had just $600 left in its bank account. Had the electric bill come that week, the post would have been in the red.

NBC4 NY: VFW Post Close to Shutting Down Saved by NJ Community

2021 Memorial Day coverage on the unveiling of "Freedom Walk" at VFW Post 7925

Fairfield VFW Cuts Ribbon on Freedom Walk

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Freedom Walk was officially opened to the public on Monday at the Fairfield’s VFW’s ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor all those who gave their lives as the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, to veterans and to Fairfield families.

Fairfield VFW Awards Two Local Students Who Won Essay Contest

Fairfield VFW Awards Two Local Students Who Won Essay Contest

Fairfield VFW Honors Veterans With First Honor Flag Project

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield VFW Post 7925 is paying tribute to veterans this week with the Honor Flag project.

Fairfield Brother and Sister Raise Money For Local VFW

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Siblings Eddie and Rachel Valenzano recently raised more than $400 for the Fairfield VFW Memorial Post 7925 with a weekly lemonade stand.

Silent Three-Hour Salute on Memorial Day Raises Funds for Fairfield VFW Post

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Wearing his Dress Blues uniform to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice on Memorial Day, United States Marine Veteran and Commander of Fairfield VFW Post 7925 Brian Gallagher held a three-hour silent salute to raise funds for the VFW, which was forced to close due to the pandemic.

Members of VFW Post 7925 Hold 3-Hour Silent Salute

Three members of VFW Post 7925 held a 3-hour silent salute to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day during the pandemic

West Essex-Area Residents Gather at Fairfield VFW Post 7925 for Memorial Day

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Following the West Essex Memorial Day Parade on Monday morning, more than 100 people—including the Fairfield Police Color Guard, the Fairfield Fire Department, West Essex First Aid Squad, Veterans, township council members Michael McGlynn, Joseph Cifelli and John LaForgia, the Lady Auxiliary and various other community members—gathered at the Fairfield VFW Post 7925

New Fairfield VFW Commander to Lead Memorial Day Ceremony For Fallen Service Members

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield VFW Post 7925, located at 45 Plymouth Street, is hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday at noon to honor fallen service members.

Fairfield VFW Post 7925 to Host First Professional Development Event for Veterans

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Memorial VFW Post 7925 is hosting its first professional development event for veterans called “Suits for Soldiers” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 on site at 45 Plymouth Street in Fairfield.

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VFW Acknowledges Pride Month

VFW Commemorates Memorial Day

VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day

VFW Troubled by Reports of Veterans Moved for Profit

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

Winners of VFW Publication Contest Announced

VFW Hosts Second Annual Day of Service

BURGER KING to Give Back to Veterans this Month

VFW Commemorates Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

VFW Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in American Business Awards

VFW Asks Speaker of the House to Honor the Promises of the PACT Act

The Washington Post Editorial Board Wants Veterans to Forfeit Earned Benefits

VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest

VFW Delegation Returns to Southeast Asia

VFW Proudly Sponsors Bataan Memorial Death March

Boozman Receives VFW Congressional Award

VFW Continues to Press Congress to Pass Legislation Positively Impacting Veterans, Service Members

Longtime Veterans Advocate to Lead VFW National Veterans Service

VFW Crowns 2023 National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW to Deliver 2023 Priority Goals on Capitol Hill

VFW Names First Post-9/11 Veteran to Lead Washington Office

VFW Commemorates Women's History Month

VFW Legislative Conference App Now Available

Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release Annual Report Ahead of White House Budget Release

VFW National Commander Visits Troops in Poland

VFW Commemorates National Black History Month

VFW Urges POTUS to Support Repeal of Concurrent Receipt Policy

Sport Clips Haircuts Donates Another $1.5M for Help A Hero Veterans' Scholarships

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

VFW Joins Navy Secretary in Ceremony Honoring Hero

New VFW Initiative to Safeguard Toxic-Exposed Veterans

VFW, SVA Name 2023 Student Veteran Finalists for Legislative Fellowship

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Happy Holidays From the VFW

Happy Birthday US Space Force!

Marking Milestones in Iraq

VFW Action Alert: Last Chance for Congress to Support Veterans this Year

VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'

VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

Be Proud of Your VFW on Veterans Day

"The Greatest of All Leathernecks"

VFW, Bergmann & Moore Collaborate to Assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

VFW Commemorates National Native American Heritage Month Observance

Ohio BURGER KING Franchise Donates $75,000 to VFW Unmet Needs

Happy Birthday US Navy!

Legal Loophole: Some Contracts Skirt Protections for Service Members

Veterans Win When You 'Help A Hero'

It's National VFW Day!