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VFW State Convention Being Held in Yakima
Hundreds of veterans from around The State of Washington will be in Yakima this week.
The State Veterans of Foreign Wars convention is being held in Yakima Today through Saturday at the Yakima Convention Center. Carolyn Hope with VFW Ladies Auxiliary of the Yakima VFW Post 379 says many of the vets a…
Selah Teen Winner of The Voice of Democracy Essay
Brandon Spicer,16, of Selah is the winner of the Voice of Democracy essay contest by the Yakima VFW. Spicer wrote an essay that answered the question "Is our constitution still relevant?" His essay was the winner in Yakima. He was honored during a program at the Yakima VFW post las…
Yakima Police Responds to Early Morning Robbery of VFW
Yakima Police Officers responded to the VFW for an armed robbery involving two suspects just occurred.  The victim employee was opening up and preparing for the day when he heard a knock at the back door. Believing it was another employee the victim opened the door and was forced back inside by…
VFW Post 379 to Honor Recently Fallen Soldiers
Local veterans will be honoring  military personnel later this month.  On July 24 at 11 a.m., VFW post 379 and the Washington Army National Guard will hold a remembrance ceremony for personnel recently killed in action in the global war on terror...
To Remember Thoses Who Have Paid The Ultimate Price
While you are enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars organization wants you to remember those who have served in the United States military. The 2012 Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima at 10:00 a...
Patty Murray Comes to Yakima
Senator Patty Murray will make a visit to Yakima today. She'll meet with veterans at the Yakima VFW this afternoon during what she's calling a listening session. Murray will talk about her efforts to improve veterans care and benefits nationwide...