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VFW Post 7925 hosts its 1st Annual Food Truck Fest

Event to raise funds for Post and Community


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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Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Flag You Carry


New Study Links Cancers to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination


VFW Action Alert: Pass H.R. 8371


VFW Commemorates D-Day in Normandy on 80th Anniversary


VFW Kicks Off 125th Anniversary Commemoration


VFW Honors LGBTQ Veterans' Service to Nation


VFW Remembers Our Fallen


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation


VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day


VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses


Cornerstone Caregiving Donates More than $100,000 to the VFW


Chief's Commentary: Aid for Allies Must Include Support for American Defenders


VFW Expresses Support for Free Speech, Not Violence on College Campuses


VFW Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


Burger King Franchisees Give Back to Troops This May


National Publications Contest Winners Announced for 2023-24


VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans


Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'


VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service


VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day


New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship


VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests


Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans


VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs


VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal


VFW Washington Conference App Now Available


VFW Celebrates National Black History Month


VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack


$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans


VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Season's Greetings from the VFW


Happy Birthday, Space Force!


VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award


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


VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now


Thankful for the Life We Live


Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform


Happy Birthday, Marines!


VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'


VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay