Membership

We are always looking for new members. We encourage you to learn more about VFW membership and the Auxiliary organization to find out if you are eligible to join.

VFW Membership Eligibility

Members must be a US citizen or national with an honorable discharge from the US armed forces or currently serving in the United States, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard. Membership also requires military service overseas during an operation or conflict and decoration with an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, a campaign medal or ribbon. A Leave and Earnings Statement showing receipt of hostile fire or imminent danger pay is also acceptable proof for membership eligibility. To become a VFW Member, go to www.vfw.org/join.

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One of own local MIA's is home. Sgt Mueller thank you for your service. Your march is over rest in peace. Welcome Home

Army Sgt. Gerald J. Mueller, 20, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, buried November 8 in Fort Snelling, Minnesota. In February 1951, Mueller was a member of Battery D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion (Automatic Weapons,) 2nd Infantry Division, which was part of a group known as Support Force 21 (SF21,) providing artillery support for the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) against the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF.) On Feb. 11, 1941, while the ROKA was making an attack north toward Hongch’on, the CPVF launched a massive counter-offensive. Unable to withstand the numbers, the ROKA withdrew south, leaving Mueller’s battery and the rest of SF21 behind to fight cut off from other friendly units. The following day, SF21 began movement south, fighting through ambushes and roadblocks, eventually making it to Wonju. Mueller, who could not be accounted for, was declared missing in action as of Feb. 13, 1951.
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Welcome home Cpl Baer. Your service is done rest in peace.

Army Cpl. Donald L. Baer, 20, of Racine, Wisconsin, will be buried November 11 in his hometown. In July 1950, Baer was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against forces of the North Korean Army in and around the city of Taejon (now Daejon), South Korea. On July 19, 1950, the North Koreans initiated a large-scale attack on the city in an attempt to destroy U.S. forces. Following the battle, Baer could not be accounted for and was declared missing in action as of July 20, 1950.
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Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Minnesota shared James Ballentine "Uptown" VFW - Post 246's post.

Thanks Ballentine for the video
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Chuck Sasse - a Veteran’s story worth watching. Thank you for your service, Chuck.