NEWS

Explore the latest happenings at VFW 6208 Prior Lake Post, District 2, Department of Minnesota and National all in one place.

Post Canteen's Grand Reopening: An Amazing New Look, New Menu and Hours

With immense pride, our cherished Post Canteen reopens! Enhanced menu, extended hours, and remarkable sales milestones mark a historic moment. A salute to Susie McNeal and her team, exemplifying true resilience and camaraderie.


Welcome to vfw6208.org: Building a Stronger Veteran Community Online

Explore our new VFW 6208 website—funded by VFW National and local grants. Connect with services, insights, and a vibrant veteran community, redefining how you engage and thrive in the modern era.


Marine Corps League Donates $500 to Building Fund

MCL approved a $500 donation to the VFW for the Building Campaign and will be returning to the VFW for our Monthly meeting starting in Oct; every 3rd Thursday.


VFW 6208 Attends Fall Conference in Rochester, MN

Commander's Notes: The Fall Conference in Rochester was well attended, Chuck Dresen, Dave Thompson and I were there to get the latest information and updates.


The VFW Celebrates 75 Years of Community Support

Founded in 1946, the Prior Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6208 (VFW) is celebrating 75 years of community support. They are a nonprofit service organization comprised of U. S. military veterans that have served honorably in areas of foreign combat.


Brand New District Website

MN 2nd District has invested in a new website to help ensure members are informed of all the key events


VFW Post 906 donates $100,000 to vets

VFW Post 906, Hutchinson, donated $10,000 each to the eight Minnesota Veterans Homes, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and the St. Cloud VA Medical Center.


State Convention June 12-16, 2024

The Department Convention is planned to take place June 12-16, 202 at the Kahler Grand Hotel, in Rochester. Details at a later date.


Veterans of Foreign wars announces this years youth scholarship contests

Are you a student? Are you looking for scholarship opportunities? The Veterans of Foreign Wars has you covered, and the Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, along with your local VFW posts, wants to make that dream come true.


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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


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching


Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts


VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World


Happy National VFW Day!


VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month


VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day


VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans


Have You Forgotten?


Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans


Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Elects Duane Sarmiento as New National Commander


VFW, Humana Team Up to Tackle Food Insecurity for Veterans


VFW National Convention Heats Up in Phoenix


Action Alert: Support Major Richard Star Act Amendment


VFW Calls on SECDEF to Recognize Operation Atlantic Resolve Service with Medal


Freedom 24/7


Barstool Sports & New Amsterdam Vodka Launch Campaign to Support VFW Post Renovations


VFW Names Virginia Post Winner of 2023 Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Flag Day, Army Birthday


VFW Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Acknowledges Pride Month