WELCOME TO GHENT POST 5933

VFW Post 5933 Ghent NY
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Viet Nam, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

Announcements


Scheduled VFW Meetings at 6:30 p.m.April 23rd
 
 
May 31st: Veteran's Dinner
News & Events

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Membership

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post5933 Members

How you can help prevent Veteran suicide in 2023

The PACT Act Expands Veterans Health Care

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Department of New York Legislative Breakfast

Tuesday May 21, 2024 at 8:30 in Room 711-A of the State Legislative Building located at 198 State Street, Albany, NY.

103rd Department of New York VFW Convention

June 6-9, 2024 at the Albany Marriott Hotel located at 189 Wolf Road Albany, NY.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day

WASHINGTON - May 18 is Armed Forces Day, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins a grateful nation in paying tribute to the s...

VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses

WASHINGTON - In light of the recent Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General report of funding improperly pa...

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OUR MISSION

National VFW Mission Statement
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.
 
VFW Post 5933 Mission Statement
 
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard, and reserve forces. The mission of the VFW is to foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts; to serve our veterans, the military and our community: and to advocate on behalf of all veterans.