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VFW Calabash Post #7288 Annual Veterans Day Observance

Veterans, family and friends gather at the VFW Calabash Post #7288 to honor veterans past and present.


Navy 245th Birthday Celebration

VFW Calabash Post #7288 gathers to celebrate the Navy's 245th Birthday


World War II and Pearl Habor Survivors Event 2018

The VFW Auxiliary National Organization Features VFW Calabash Post #7288 on their Facebook Page January 25, 2018.


Heroes On the Water (HOW)

Heroes On The Water's mission is to help warriors relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors.


Annual Fish Fry Dinners are back!

VFW Calabash Post #7288 packs the hall for its fish fry dinners each Friday during Lent and this year will be no exception!


2018 Voice of Democracy and Teachers of the Year Winners

VFW Calabash Post #7288 and VFW NC District 5 Teachers of the Year and Voice of Democracy winners for 2018.


2018 VFW District 5 Patriot Pen Winner Awarded Check

VFW Calabash Post #7288 announces the 2018 winners of the Patriot Pen competition: Grace Yardo (1st), Caroline McMullen (2nd), Raymond Estrella (3rd) and Ashley Norfleet (4th) all from Shallotte Middle School.


Post #7288's WWII Veterans to each Receive a Quilt of Valor

Jim Quigley was awarded a Quilt of Valor.


2018 St Patrick's Day Dinner

Plenty of Green at VFW Calabash Post #7288 on Saturday, March 17th


Lawmakers May Extend Agent Orange Benefits to 'Blue Water' Navy Vets

Lawmakers are resuming an effort that stalled in November to extend health benefits to about 90,000 sailors who served in Vietnam and were potentially exposed to Agent Orange.


'Blue Water' Navy Vietnam Veterans Closer to Receiving Agent Orange Benefits

Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans are one step closer to receiving Agent Orange disability compensation after it passed the U.S. House earlier this week.


2018 Teacher of the Year

Stacie Mann, Shallotte Middle School, selected Teacher of the Year.


Green Green, It's Green They Say...

The Day VFW Calabash Post #7288 Turned Green...


Helping In Every Way Possible

This will be needed and we're happy to furnish it...


Driving the Van is Just Part of the Job

Meet Al Kuzio, who drives the van at Summit Place Senior Living Center...


Lenten Fish Fry Dinners

Post Members and Fish Fry Volunteers Alike Look Forward to This Season Each Year.


A Hero Lost

Pat Patterson Passed Away Less Than Two Weeks After Moving From Calabash To Ohio...


A Triad of Tributes

Three Things That Make Veterans Day Weekend Special


Because They're Young

What better time to instill in America's youth the value of Old Glory...


Missing Him Already

We knew he'd return to his home state, but that doesn't make it easier.


Pat's Farewell Lunch

Pat Patterson, at age 96, has decided to move to Ohio. It's our loss...


Satisfying Young Appetites

The hunger for knowledge about Old Glory is nowhere more apparent than among these young Americans.


Serving the Deserving

They come every year about this time and we look forward to it all year long.


VETERANS HELPING VETERANS

It started small but did it ever blossom!


Veterans Helping Veterans

When Hurricane Matthew struck North Carolina with an aftermath of serious flooding, VFW Calabash Post #7288 heeded the call to help veterans in the areas most seriously affected.


We Will Never Forget

The Christmas Season is a great time to remember...


World War Two Honors

Our World War Two Veterans deserve all the honors we can bestow.


VFW Post 12196 Charter Ceremony


Vietnam Pinning Ceremony – April 4, 2020


NC State Basketball Appreciation Day


“Farewell to A Great American”


Calabash VFW Post 7288 Remembers Pearl Harbor Veterans

CALABASH VFW HOLDS Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance/WWII Veterans Luncheon


Change Email Password Instructions


Court of Appeal for Veterans Claims

Many veterans don’t know that they can get a free attorney to help them appeal a veterans benefits claim denial at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims


I Fought For YOU! -

A moving, patriotic tribute to our military, past and present.


NC Leader Magazine Media Kit


VFW Fact Sheet


NC Works Veteran Services

Employment Website


The Home Depot Foundation's Community Impact Grants 2018

Applications for The Home Depot Foundation's Community Impact Grants Program Are Now Being Accepted VFW Posts are encouraged to apply


The VFW Leader

New Leader Magazine


Veterans Day Video


Veterans Mentorship Program

American Corp. Partners


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VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador


VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members


Sport Clips Haircut's Record-Breaking $1.55M Donation Makes Education Goals a Reality for Hundreds of Veterans


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Together, VFW and Humana Provide More than 1 Million Meals in 2021


VFW Mourns the Passing of Past National Commander John Gwizdak


Season's Greetings from the VFW


VFW Remembers Former US Senator Johnny Isakson


Remembering the First End of the War in Iraq


Remembering Pearl Harbor 80 Years Later


VFW Remembers Bob Dole


VFW Commends DOD for Addressing Force-Wide Economic Challenges, Offers Support


VFW Joins Coalition to Help Afghan Evacuees


VFW National Commander Commends Administration's Actions on Toxic Exposure


What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?


BK Supports Veteran Families in November


VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero


A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School


Celebrating VFW Day


VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now


VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund


Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal


VFW Expresses Condolences, Frustration Over Operations in Afghanistan


A VFW Message to Veterans in the Wake of Recent Events in Afghanistan


VFW Awards Nearly $600,000 in Aid to Student Veterans


VFW Elects Matthew M. "Fritz" Mihelcic as New National Commander


Louisiana VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


VFW Congratulates Nation's Top Scouts


VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'


VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week


Uniting to Combat Hunger Targets 1 Million Meal Goal for 2021


VFW Expands Opportunities for Discounts to Members


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW National Convention Update II


2021 National Publications Contest Winners Named


VFW National Convention Update


VFW, Team Red ,White & Blue Join Forces For Veterans


Annual VFW Youth Scholarship Competitions Open


VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families


VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts


VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


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VFW Calabash Post #7288 Annual Veterans Day Observance

Veterans, family and friends gather at the VFW Calabash Post #7288 to honor veterans past and present.

Navy 245th Birthday Celebration

VFW Calabash Post #7288 gathers to celebrate the Navy's 245th Birthday

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Vietnam Pinning Ceremony – April 4, 2020

VFW Post 12196 Charter Ceremony

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce the naming of retired Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairm...

VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members

Now is the time for Congress to pass legislation to allow National Guard and Reserve members to rightfully earn GI Bill benefits for their time ser...