Established on 20 December 2019, America's newest military branch is the U.S. Space Force. Space Force Guardians currently serve on Active duty under the Department of the Air Force. Guardians protect and defend our nation in and from the space domain by providing space support to our Combatant Commanders.
Established on 14 June 1775, the U.S. Army is the oldest branch of the military. Soldiers serve as Active, Guard or Reserve forces. The Army was essential to gaining America's independence during the Revolutionary War and has been involved in every major conflict in our nation's history.
Established on 10 November 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps operates under the Department of the Navy. Marines serve in both Active and Reserve components, and typically serve on shore and aboard ships around the world to provide rapid response to crisis. Their unique air, land and sea capabilities make Marines the"First to Fight" in crisis.
Established on 13 October 1775, the U.S. Navy projects American power globally by dominating the maritime domain. Sailers serve in Active or Reserve components. The Navy operates under, on and over the seas to fulfill its global power projection mission.
Established on 18 September 1947, the U.S. Air Force provides global vigilance, power, and reach to help defend our nation and deter aggression worldwide. Airmen serve in Active, Guard or Reserve components. The Air Force and predecessor organizations dating back to the early 20th Century have fought in every war since World War I.
Established on 13 December 1636, America's National Guard is comprised of our nation's part time citizen soldiers. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are integral to defending our homeland as well as supporting disaster relief, reconstruction efforts and overseas peacekeeping and combat missions.
Established on 4 August 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard serves under the Department of Homeland Security in peacetime and the Department of the Navy in wartime. As both a military branch and federal law enforcement agency, the Coast Guard protects our waterways, ports, and coastlines.
Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.
On Monday June 12th, Bar Bingo will be held starting at 6:30 p.m.On Friday June 30th we'll host a special guest entertainer from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.On Saturday July 15th the Windber VFW Post 4795 will host "Bikers Kick Cancers Azz" fundraising event featuring a 75 mile ride in the beautiful Laurel Highlands. The event is open to motorcycles, cars and trucks, and you must be 21 to attend. Please see the calendar on this website for more details!
...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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