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CLICK HERE FOR A VIRTUAL VISIT TO OUR GREAT STATE!

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SHARE THE VFW LEGISLATIVE & SECURITY PRIORITY GOALS 2014 WITH YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS & ASK FOR THEIR SUPPORT (CLICK HERE)

WV ELECTED OFFICIALS (click here)

West Virginia in the 113th Congress
(1st Session)

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To retrieve much more detailed biographical and contact information about a given Congressmember, click on the link across from the member's name.
Residents of West Virginia are represented in Congress by 2 Senators and 3 Representatives.  CONTACT & ASK THEM TO SUPPORT OUR VFW PRIORITY GOALS...
Member Name DC Phone DC FAX Contact Form
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D- WV) 202-224-6472 202-224-7665 http://www.rockefeller.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/em …
Senator Joe Manchin (D- WV) 202-224-3954 202-228-0002 http://www.manchin.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contac …
Representative David McKinley (R - 01) 202-225-4172 202-225-7564 https://mckinleyforms.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=5 …
Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R - 02) 202-225-2711 202-225-7856 https://capitoforms.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=58& …
Representative Nick Rahall (D - 03) 202-225-3452 202-225-9061 https://rahall.house.gov/contact
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NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
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(click here)

NATIONAL VFW COMMANDER IN CHIEF 2014-2015
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JOHN STROUD

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VFW ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 29, 1899

THANK YOU VETERANS! (click here)

A VETERANS SALUTE PHOTOSHOW 2013 (click here)

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DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA VFW WEBCOM (click here)

VFW WV WEBCOM NETWORK - DEPT. OF WV POST DIRECTORY *UNDER CONSTRUCTION (click here)

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VFW WV COMMANDER DOUG KNOTTS 2014-2015
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NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS!

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STATE OFFICERS

 

Commander Doug Knotts

Senior Vice CDR Elmer Hibbs

Junior Vice CDR Bob Kish

Adjutant/Quartermaster Kevin Light

Judge Advocate Jim Talerico

Surgeon Todd Kingsbury

Chaplain Brian Krebs

Inspector Chuck Haney

Chief of Staff Kelly Goddard

Past Commander  Bill Lambert

 

NATIONAL OFFICER

 

National Council Member Bob Caruthers

 

DISTRICT COMMANDERS

 

DISTRICT 1 Commander Robert Haight

DISTRICT 3 Commander Trenton Pauley

DISTRICT 4 Commander Mike Maphis

DISTRICT 5 Commander Jack Juniper

DISTRICT 6 Commander Gary McCord

DISTRICT 8 Commander Butch Chipps

DISTRICT 9 Commander Joe Gollie

DISTRICT 10 Commander Bill Sanford

DISTRICT 12 Commander Bill Cusson

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VFW & LAVFW STATE CONVENTION 2013-2014 PHOTOSHOW (click here)

VFW & LAVFW STATE CONVENTION 2014 PHOTOSHOW (click here)

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NEW OFFICIAL VFW WV WEBSITE: http://www.wvvfw.org/
*Way to Go VFW WV!* R/Peggy Foster Barker

ORIGINAL WEBSITE Built in 2003 at No Cost to the VFW WV by Webmaster Peggy Foster Barker-Authorized by Vote of the West Virginia VFW & Commander Samuel P. Baldwin. Peggy has Maintained, Updated Regularly & Paid a Monthly Fee to keep it on the Internet for 11+ Years In Honor of All Veterans & will con...tinue to do so indefinitely as it contains Info., Photos, Links, etc. which have not yet been included in the New Official Website.
http://pegbarker-ivil.tripod.com/vfwstateofwestvirginia/

FACE BOOK WALL FOR VFW WV: ADMIN. Peggy Foster Barker
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Veterans-of-Foreign-Wars-VFW-West-Virginia/125036274207183

LEGISLATIVE WEBSITE: http://pegbarker-ivil.tripod.com/ Webmaster Peggy Foster Barker
FACE BOOK WALL FOR LEGISLATIVE WEBSITE: ADMIN. Peggy Foster Barker
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ladies-Auxiliary-VFW-8516-WV/116655171735152

YOU WILL ALSO FIND FACE BOOK INTEREST GROUPS CREATED BY Peggy Foster Barker for All WV Posts/Auxiliaries, WV Elected Officials, Military & Other which run 24-7 with Updates.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR VFW WV (Click Here)

COMMANDERS MANUAL (Click here)

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WV VFW STATE CONVENTION 2011-2012 PHOTOS BY PAUL J. HOWE (click on link to view)

**Please submit photos (w/caption) or articles for the West Virginia Veterans Newspaper to Paul Howe, 2 Pheasant Ridge Rd., Bridgeport, WV 26330 or pj.howejr@gmail.com.**

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A SPECIAL SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS! (click here) **Wait until the Music on the Home Page plays thru before you click this link**

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF 9/11

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CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW INFO.

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POW-MIA CEREMONY AT THE WV VETERANS HOME

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Click on Logo for Further Info.

There are thousands of organizations, each with a specific purpose or goal. There are so many reasons why one should consider becoming part of an organization he or she believes in. By building an effective web site, we hope to get our message out to a larger audience of people interested in similar issues. Email Items you would like to add to this website to WebMaster at fosterbarker@yahoo.com

VFW LEGISLATIVE & SECURITY PRIORITY GOALS 2014 (Click Here)

FEDERAL BENEFITS FOR VETERANS & DEPENDENTS HANDBOOK (click here)

VA FORMS ONLINE (click here)

VFW HELPLINE 1-800-VFW-1899

PROGRAM RESOURCES/VFW DISASTER PREPAREDNESS BROCHURE (click here)

ACCESS MEMBERSHIP STATISTICS (click here)

VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT (click here)

TAKE A VETERAN TO SCHOOL DAY (click here)

***IF YOU HAVE PHOTOS OF VFW WV &/OR YOUR POST FUNCTIONS/PROJECTS & ARE WILLING TO SHARE THEM ON THIS WEBSITE-EMAIL THEM TO fosterbarker@yahoo.com  ALONG WITH YOUR NAME, ETC. SO THAT I CAN CREDIT YOU ONLINE & YOU WILL BECOME ELIGIBLE TO QUALIFY FOR A COMMUNICATION AWARD.***

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US Army (click here)

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US Marine Corps (click here)

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USNavy (click here)

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US Air Force (click here)

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US Coast Guard (click here)

CONTACT HQ:
Phone: 304-768-7514
    Fax: 304-768-1407

VFW WV ADJUTANT QUARTERMASTER
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S. KEVIN LIGHT

Access QuarterMaster Tools & Membership Stats (click here)

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WEBMASTER PEGGY J. BARKER WV LAVFW

BUILDING & MAINTAINING THIS WEBSITE IS MY GIFT TO OUR VETERANS IN GRATITUDE FOR THEIR SERVICE  & SACRIFICES FOR OUR NATION & OUR FREEDOM!

fosterbarker@yahoo.com

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NATIONAL MILITARY SERVICES DONATIONS/CHALLENGE (Click Here then Click on National Military Services on the right of the screen)

THANKS PLAIN & SIMPLE SUPPORTS OUR VETERANS & OUR TROOPS (click here)

 ***Rosie the Riveter film tells the fuller story of World War II.  A West Virginia nonprofit org. has created a model project for America to allow "Rosies" to be involved in helping their valid legacy to be passed on.  Women who built airplanes, ships and much more "on the home front" during WWII have not only been interviewed, but they are very involved in writing textbooks, creating Rosie the Riveter Parks, teaching adults and student the valid story of Rosies.   Film called, "We Pull Together, Rosie the Riveters, Then and Now" is available from Thanks! Plain and Simple, 304/776-4743, www.thanksplainandsimple.org  

FACES OF THE FALLEN - WV TROOPS (click here)

ULTIMATE SACRIFICE HEROES (click here)

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***CONTACT FAMILY MEMBERS STATIONED OVERSEAS (click here)

GULF WAR VETERANS (click here)

VETERANS HEALTH COUNCIL (click here)

NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD (click here)

HELP RESOURCES
VA Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

HELP FOR HOMELESS VETERANS (click here) Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) VA National Call Center for Homeless Veterans LIVE

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT (click here)

POTOMAC HIGHLANDS WOUNDED WARRIOR OUTREACH (PHWWO) (click here)

SIGNUP FOR THE VETERANS REPORT NEWSLETTER (click here)