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
Latest Issue of the Advocate: May 2024
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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

VFW Michigan Riders Group shares Motorcycle Safety Tips

In preparation for riding season, VFW Michigan Riders Group Director Charlie Cline shares some tips on safety while operating a motorcycle this summer.

More than a Game: The legacy of the VFW Pool Tournament

In 1968, a friendly challenge to a game of pool was thrown out between VFW members from different parts of Michigan. Now, 56 years later, the VFW Michigan Pool League has attracted hundreds of veterans who compete annually.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation

Please see the following release from Ace Hardware.


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...