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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.
 

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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.

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VFW Post 1079 Announces Kick-Off of Annual Education Competitions

ELYRIA, OH. (August 24, 2022) – Commander Walter Lijana of the Thomas Mihalis Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1079 announced the kick-off of this year’s educational programs. These programs consist of the Voice of Democracy Scholarship & Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay competitions, and the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest.

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