The Advocate 
A Military Overseas Veteran Newspaper Publication
The Advocate is a monthly newsletter published by the VFW Department of Michigan. Here, you can see the latest news from department, upcoming events, post and district highlights and more.
If you would like your post or district featured in this newsletter for a special event or story, contact the editor at

September 2023
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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

VFW Michigan donates $15,614 to cancer research

The VFW Department of Michigan donated $15,614 to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for cancer research during their annual Fall Conference.

National POW-MIA Recognition Day: A look at the Missing Man Table

One symbolic gesture of remembrance commonly displayed in military related ceremony, is the Missing Man Table. This table is a physical reminder of service members who never made it home or remain unaccounted for.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World

WASHINGTON - During the last week of September, two VFW teams were simultaneously overseas, on different continents, engaging with...

Happy National VFW Day!

WASHINGTON - Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organiza...