What is a Veterans’ Organisation?

Introduction A veterans’ organisation, also known as an ex-service organisation, is an organisation composed of persons who served in a country’s armed forces, especially those who served in the armed forces during a period of war. Background The organisation’s concerns include benefits for spouses and children, veterans’ claims, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) issues, and other… Read More


What is the Veterans of Foreign Wars?

Introduction The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), formally the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is an organisation of US war veterans, who, as military service members fought in wars, campaigns, and expeditions on foreign land, waters, or airspace. The organisation was established twice separately, once by James C. Putnam on 29 September… Read More