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Pet Adoption 2024

Calabash VFW Post 7288 hosts Pet adoption fair


2024 Memorial Day

Calabash VFW Post 7288 Remembers the Fallen on Memorial Day


Last Living WWII Veteran

VFW Calabash Post 7388 Honors Their Last Living WWII Veteran


Flag Program to Third Graders at Union Elementary

VFW presents Flag Program to Third Graders at Union Elementary


2024 McMahon Scholarship

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Honors Winners of the 2024 Theresa McMahon Scholarship.


Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Honors Law Enforcement Officer of the Year


Buddy Poppy Princess

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Auxiliary Announces Buddy Poppy Princess


Quilt of Valor Presentation

VFW Presents Quilt of Valor


2024 Firefighter of the Year

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Honors Firefighter of the Year


Teacher of the Year

VFW Names Teacher of the year


Voice of Democracy

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Honors Winners of Voice Of Democracy Program


Scholarship Award to JROTC

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Presents Scholarship Award to JROTC


Patriotic Art Contest 2024

VFW Calabash Post 7288 Auxiliary invites students to compete in Patriotic Art Contest


2024 Fish Fry

VFW Calabash Post 7288 announce dates for Annual Lenten Fish Fry


Toys For Tots December 2023

VFW Calabash Post 7288 Leads Brunswick County in Toys for Tots Drive


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.


Calabash VFW Post 7288 Remembers the Fallen on Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2022


Daniel J. Kossler Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament

Calabash VFW Hosts Sesquiannual Charity Golf Tournament


Craft Fair

VFW CALABASH POST #7288 AUXILIARY INVITES PUBLIC TO A CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EXPO ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 3


VFW Auxiliary Craft Fair

VFW CALABASH POST #7288 AUXILIARY INVITES PUBLIC TO A Spring Craft Fair ON SATURDAY April 29, 2023


VFW #7288 Honors Those on Memorial Day

Calabash VFW Post 7288 Remembers the Fallen on Memorial Day. By Frederick Walton


VFW #7288 Celebrates Army Birthday

Calabash VFW Post 7288 Celebrate U. S. Army Birthday


2023 Buddy Poppy Queen

Calabash VFW Post 7288 Crowns Local Buddy Poppy Queen


Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor award ceremony held at the VFW Calabash Post 7288


VFW Calabash Post 7288 Auxiliary Donation Supports Children’s Coat Closet

VFW Calabash Post 7288 Auxiliary Donation Supports Children’s Coat Closet


VFW Calabash Post 7288 invites students to compete in Patriot Pen Scholarship

VFW Calabash Post 7288 invites students to compete in Patriot Pen Scholarship


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.


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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


Post News

Important Info for Post7288 Members

Pet Adoption 2024

Calabash VFW Post 7288 hosts Pet adoption fair

2024 McMahon Scholarship

The VFW Calabash Post 7288 Honors Winners of the 2024 Theresa McMahon Scholarship.

National News

Important info from National VFW

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

WASHINGTON - On June 14, The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U...

New Study Links Cancers to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

A study published in January found an increased risk for cancers among troops and civilian contractors stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune ...