Military/Press Releases

Burger King® Franchisees to Launch VFW Unmet Needs Fundraising Campaign

The annual fundraiser enters its eighth consecutive year KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 30, 2014) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation is pleased to announce that for the eighth consecutive year, Burger King® Franchisees across the country will host a fundraiser to benefit the VFW Unmet Needs program during the month of November. Patrons of participating BURGER KING® Restaurants are encouraged to donate $1 or mor ... More

GLOCK to donate $50,000 to the Young Marines at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting

SMYRNA, GA ( Oct, 2014) -   GLOCK will continue to support the Young Marines organization by contributing another $50,000 at 10 a.m. (EST), Monday, Oct. 13, at the GLOCK Booth #3824 at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Expo, held Oct. 13 – 15, 2014, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon PL, NW, Washington D.C. Media are invited to attend the event as the check is pre ... More

Designing Spaces™ Welcomes GLOCK as Sponsor of Military Makeover Series on Lifetime TV

(POMAPNO BEACH, Fla. – PR.Com – September 30, 2013) Award-winning home improvement show Designing Spaces™ airing on the Lifetime channel has teamed up with GLOCK for the “Designing Spaces of Hope – Military Makeover” series, scheduled to air three consecutive Fridays beginning November 21, 2014 at 7:30 am (ET/PT). R. Lee Ermey, spokesperson for GLOCK, will host the three-part series. Ermey, “The Gunny”, ... More

VFW Hosts Leadership Summit to Benefit Student Veterans

Event is VFW’s latest show of support to America’s future leaders Kansas City, Mo. (October 2, 2014) – The VFW will host the 2014 Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Summit Oct. 2-4 in Kansas City. The VFW’s involvement with the upcoming summit is in keeping with its commitment to ensuring America’s student veterans have the tools and support needed to succeed in their education endeavors. D ... More

VFW, SVA Fellowship Program to Bring Student Veterans to Capitol Hill

New fellowship will allow today’s student veterans to share their concerns with Congress  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 3, 2014) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. announced a new program developed in conjunction with Student Veterans of America (SVA) that will offer legislative fellowship opportunities for up to 10 student veterans to join VFW advocates on Capitol Hill next March. The announcement came at ... More

VFW Youth Scholarship Competition Deadline Quickly Approaching

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The VFW is still accepting entries for the 2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The deadline for student entries in both contests is Nov. 1. The VFW’s scholarship competitions are dedicated to promoting patriotism among America’s youth. Students are asked to submit an essay in response to a question or statement on a subject that encourages them ... More