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.
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Latest Issue of the Advocate: February 2024
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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

VFW members work to preserve Michigan Civil Battle Flag

Leadership from VFW Posts 4545 12082 have joined forces in raising funds to restore and preserve the piece of Michigan’s history that followed the 21st Infantry Regiment through eight Civil War battles.

State Adjutant shares in-person memory of 1982 DC Vietnam Memorial dedication

VFW Department of Michigan Adjutant & Quartermaster Barry Walter attended the Washington D.C. Vietnam Memorial Dedication on November 13, 1982. Now, 76, Barry recalls being a 35-year-old VFW service officer, witnessing history for his generation of warriors.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Celebrates Women's History Month

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to celebrate Women's History Month throughout the month of March, recogni...

VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leading veterans service organizations, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW),