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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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It's National VFW Day!


VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Services


Until They are All Accounted For


Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance


Where Were You on 9/11?


VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees


VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches


Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day


Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later


VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director


VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship


More Than 170 Veterans Receive VFW, Sport Clips Scholarships


VFW's Campaign to Highlight Members Wins International Honor


Applications Open for 2023 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation


The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act