ABOUT US

The VFW traces its roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service: Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans' pension for them,and they were left to care for themselves.
 
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In their misery, some of these veterans banded together and formed organizations with what would become known as the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. After chapters were formed in Ohio, Colorado and Pennsylvania, the movement quickly gained momentum. By 1915, membership grew to 5,000; by 1936, membership was almost 200,000. 

Since then, the VFW's voice had been instrumental in establishing the Veterans Administration, creating a GI bill for the 20th century, the development of the national cemetery system and the fight for compensation for Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange and for veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome. In 2008, VFW won a long-fought victory with the passing of a GI Bill for the 21st Century, giving expanded educational benefits to America's active-duty service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves, fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

The VFW also has fought for improving VA medical centers services for women veterans.

Besides helping fund the creation of the Vietnam, Korean War, World War II and Women in Military Service memorials, the VFW in 2005 became the first veterans' organization to contribute to building the new Disabled Veterans for Life Memorial, which opened in November 2010.

Annually, the nearly 2 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliaries contribute more than 8.6 million hours of volunteerism in the community, including participation in Make A Difference Day and National Volunteer Week. 

From providing over $3 million in college scholarships and savings bonds to students every year, to encouraging elevation of the Department of Veterans Affairs to the president's cabinet, the VFW is there.

Statewide News

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Inclement weather

Due to the inclement weather expected for tomorrow Jan. 9 please consider closing your post to protect our veterans and your patrons until after the storm passes. - Commander Schreiber

Happy Veterans Day

Veterans Day message from the State Commander. Georgia Stands TALL!

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans

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Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'

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Announcements

October 3, 2023
 
 Just as an FYI am sending all a listing of Post 6330 Canteen Events through the end of the year.  These are subject to change. 

1st Tuesday - Hillbilly Band 7pm

2nd & 4th Tuesday - Trivia 7pm (Bring a team)

1st and 3rdf Friday - DJ 6-10pm (Food available)

Saturday night dinner 4-6pm (menu varies - $12.00)

Saturday night bands 6-10pm * (Subject to change) 

1 Oct - South Paw

14 Oct - Last Tracks

21 Oct - N2U***

28 Oct - TBA (Southern Comfort Reunion)

4 Nov - South Paw

11 Nov - Last Tracks

18 Nov - N2U

25 Nov - Double Granite

2 Dec - South Paw

9 Dec - Last Tracks

16 Dec - N2U

31 Dec - N2U**

Special Events

10 Nov - USMC Birthday 5pm

11 Nov - Veterans Day Cookout

 

* $5 Cover charge at Door

**31 Dec - New Year's Eve - $25.00 includes snacks and party favors

***21 Oct - Steak Night $20.00

 SUNDAYS - Karaoke 1-5pm

 

PAMELA L. THOMURE

Commander

VFW Post 6330

Jonesboro

614-315-6364

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Just as an FYI our Post Membership Meeting has been changed to October 14th rather than October 21.

The VFW Fall Conference will be held that weekend and most of the Post officers will be attending the conference.  

 PAMELA L. THOMURE

Commander

VFW Post 6330

Jonesboro

614-315-6364

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There will be a BBQ and raffle. BBQ cost is $10.
 
 
Don't forget Post 6330 lunchtime Friday Fish Fry!  The best fish in town!  Every Friday 11 AM - 2 PM.
 
 
 
1st Annual Biker Run in Support of VFW Programs
 
Registrations begins:0900
Riders: $25/ Passengers: $10
 
Kickstands Up: 1200 (noon)
 
Bike run will be followed by a Cookout starting @2:00 PM.  Cookout is free to all riders and passengers. There will be a $10 charge to all others. Cookout fee includes food, soft drinks and band. We will also have a 50/50 raffle and some surprise gifts @$3.
 
Come out for a day of food, fun and support our veteran's and your local VFW.

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.