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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 Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced


VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage


VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs


Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington


VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service


VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill


Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day


VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests


VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans


VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day


VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General


VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music


VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners


VFW-Supported Toxic Exposure Bill Passes in the House


VFW Calls on Congress to Pass Bills and Finally Address the Needs of Veterans


VFW to Deliver 2022 Priority Goals to Congress at US Capitol


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


TopCoat Signs on as Newest VFW Member Benefit


Join the Inaugural VFW Day of Service


Prominent VSOs Issue Independent Budget Recommendations for the VA


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Join VFW and Humana in the Fight Against Food Insecurity


VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation


Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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


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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 Commemorates Armed Forces Day

WASHINGTON - This Saturday is Armed Forces Day, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins a grateful nation in in paying tribut...

VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero

WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic applauds Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del ...