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 By Carol L Allen    Events    

Lest We Forget

Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover April 2024

With the warmer temperatures and change of seasons, "a young man's (and woman's) fancy turns to thoughts [of fishing]". Throughout the Southwest the focus is on both fresh and salt water fishing. If... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar April 2024

Tour de Scottsdale APR 12TH – APR 13TH HOURS7:00am – 5:00pm ADMISSION$125 The Honor Health Tour de Scottsdale offers challenging and scenic courses that will undoubtedly push the limits of cyc...  Website

 
 By Jim Allen    Wildlife    April 1, 2024

Big Tony

Big Tony is a success story. We have had a number of these stories since we began the VFW 3513 Alley Cat Rescue several years ago. Unfortunately, these success stories don't make it any easier to... Full story

 
 By Donald W. Meyers    Events   

Vet Is Home

By Donald W. Meyers Yakima Herald-Republic Eighty-one years (2022) after he joined the U.S. Navy, Patrick Lloyd Chess is back home in Yakima. Chess, who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl... Full story

 
 By WOOT    WOOT    March 1, 2024

Mission 22

At Mission 22, our commitment could not be more personal. Mission 22 was founded by Veterans. Most of our staff are Veterans, spouses of Veterans, or have immediate family members who have served in... Full story

 
 By WOOT    WOOT    March 1, 2024

'Roger That'

The term "Roger that" is a widespread term for confirmation, either between truckers on their CB radios, kids playing back and forth with walkie-talkies, or even face to face. But it's easy to adopt... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

VFW Auxiliary's Art Contest

Each year, more than 4,000 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-... Full story

 
 By Tom Cole Marine Retired    Events   

Ann Margret Risked Her Life For The Troops

Ann-Margret is gorgeous, vivacious, and talented in so many ways. Singer, song writer, actress, dancer: she had it all. She was every man's girl next door and every man's wish - a dream girl, every...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

The Story Of Smokey

In February 1944, an American soldier discovered a Yorkshire terrier dog in an abandoned trench in the jungles of New Guinea, which received the nickname "Smokey". It was owned by Ohio corporal... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover December 2023

It's the season of giving. We have had suggestions for boaters, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts overall, and veterans. But, what about the other members of our "extended family" - our wonderful... Full story

 
 By WOOT    WOOT    December 1, 2023

VFW National Home

The Mission "The VFW National Home assists military, veterans, and their families with children, by creating a foundation of services and resources to achieve their personal and family goals in order... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Fall Colors

The gorgeous palette of autumn colors paints Arizona's state parks. It IS possible to experience vibrant fall colors in Arizona - you just need to know where (and when) to look. Several of Arizona's... Full story

 
 By WOOT    WOOT    November 1, 2023

Joint Chiefs of Staff

We Salute All The United States Armed Forces Especially on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States. The armed... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   
VFW 3513 Scottsdale

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Buddy Poppy

Before Memorial Day in 1922, VFW conducted our first poppy distribution, becoming the first veterans' organization to organize a nationwide distribution. The poppy soon was adopted as the official... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover October 2023

You - the people, the citizens, the patriots, the Americans - all are the wind beneath our country's wings. With your loyalty and support, our eagle flies free, unencumbered by a divided citizenry,... Full story

 
 By Jim Allen    WOOT    October 1, 2023

We The People

Note - You can tell by the reference to Biden being in office for two years that I wrote this some time ago. However, can't you see how much worse things have gotten in that short time with the Biden... Full story

 
 By Jim Allen    WOOT    September 1, 2023

Don McDowell Outdoors

Don McDowell Outdoors is hosted by Don McDowell with a slew of guests from politicians, members of the AZ Game & Fish, avid hunters and anglers and so many more! Each Sunday you can be sure to hear... Full story

 

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Offers Two Scholarships

The VFW Auxiliary adds three opportunities to win. The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in... Full story

 
 By WOOT    WOOT    September 1, 2023

Is Virus The Least Of Our Worries?

Click Here To Add Your Comment We often hear that your health is the most important thing. I have come to realize that health is not the most important thing. Freedom is the most important thing and... Full story

 

Strong Country, Weak Leadership

The United States of America is without a doubt the strongest and most powerful nation in the world. No nation has the financial power, the military power, or the nuclear power of this nation. BUT,... Full story

 
 By Carol L. Allen    WOOT    August 1, 2023

There Are Many Ways To Help Our Veterans

Editor's Note: Although there are many ways to help and honor our veterans, here is a summary (in no particular order) of some. Even though there are some ratings -- by letter -- below, this... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Shooting Sports    August 1, 2023

Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association Shotgun Division

Phoenix, AZ -Bring your friends and family on Saturday, September 9th, to shoot sporting clays at Ben Avery's Clay Target Center, 5060 W. Skeet Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85086. Hosted by Arizona State... Full story

 
 By WOT    Events   
MANA House

MANA House Serves Homeless Vets In Phoenix Arizona

https://manahouseaz.org/about-us Formerly known as Madison Street Veterans Association, the MANA (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) House is a peer-support organization of homeless and formerly... Full story

 
 By WOOT    Events   

Jimmy Stewart

Publisher's Note - I recently saw "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" with Jimmy Stewart. In today's times people everywhere could benefit from seeing this movie. We are at a crossroads with our country.... Full story

 

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