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WELCOME TO PORTLAND

VFW 4090
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 
To see if you're eligible to join, contact us today.
 

Announcements

  • Congratulations Eddy Holcomb; Department of Michigan VOD winner
  • VSO office hours, March 23 starting at 08:00
  • Detroit Tigers Bus Trip, June 8
  • Win a Milwaukee 18 volt cordless tool set; Raffle tickets at the Post
  • Meal season is wrapping up soon... watch Facebook (VFW 4090, Portland MI) for our next meal
News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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Post News

Important Info for Post4090 Members

VOD State Winner, Could Nationals Be Next?

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) are wrapping up its annual Patriot Pen and Voice of Democracy essay programs for the 2023-24 program year. VFW Post 4090 yet again had a strong showing for both contests. The Patriot’s Pen is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students and the Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12. Congratulations to all VFW Post 4090 winners, especially Olivia Stahl, Isabelle Kissane, and Eddy Holcomb for placing at Districts. Olivia placed 3rd in PP and Isabelle placed 3rd in VOD. Eddy was selected as the district VOD winner. He then went on to win at the department level too. Next step… nationals.

Santa Visits the VFW

It's hard being the big guy at Christmas time... what with all the present wrapping and deliveries. That's why we were excited he was able to stop in VFW 4090 for a quick visit with the children and grandchildren of our members.

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 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),

VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal

Claim Shark companies have made statements that they aren't breaking the law because they don't charge fees for "preparing" veterans' claims. Claim...

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.