WELCOME TO VFW POST 738

No One Does More for Veterans
 

Our Post is located at 2801 Dean Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317, the post was chartered in received in 1921. The Post's holds its monthly meeting on the lst Saturday of the month at 10:00 am.  The Post has been a  All American Post 6 time along with being a All State Post, also we are the Top Post for Community Service in the State for the last 3 years.   
We all so host an Auxiliary Charter, and a very active Honor Guard.  Cooties Pup Tent # 1 also meets here the 1st Sat of the Month at Noon.




 




Announcements

Des Moines Fairgrounds VFW Post 738 has the honor of being a All American Post for the 2021-2022.
 

 


 
 

 


 

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Membership

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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.

Assistance & Benefits

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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.

Post News

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July 2018 Iowa Voice

Iowa Voice July 2018

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Statewide News

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National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law

WASHINGTON - After years of persistent advocacy, National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tim Borland, families of...

VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It is with great sorrow that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announces the passing of past VFW Commander-in-...

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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."