Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.


Our Commander is pleased to announce that our post is once again an All American Post!  We appreciate everyone that assisted with our various requirements, especially for the major push by Brian Frank and Heather Bennington on membership.  Please check your membership cards for your renewal dates or converting to a Life Member, lets make sure we are an All State Post and All American Post next year.  Help us get to our goal of 110% by December 31, 2021.  If you need help with your membership please let us know.
Fish Fry Friday's 5 - 7 PM come early and stay for the entertainment.
Sunday Breakfast 9am - 12pm.
We have live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights at 7pm.  Please see the events calendar for more details.  Invite your friends and family, and support the Post.
VFW Post 6287 Veterans Day Parade Saturday November 13th @ 11am in Ruskin.  Celebration to follow at the Post. DJ Big Red 1-5pm and Stone Kold Karaoke 5-9pm.   Come out and support our Veterans and the Post. 
11/6/2021 - District 12 meeting at VFW Post 8108 12PM.
11/8/2021 - Planning and House Committee Meeting 6PM.
11/9/2021 - Parade Meeting 7pm.
11/10/2021 - United States Marine Corps 246th Birthday
11/10/2021 - Monthly Member and Auxiliary Meeting 7PM.
11/11/2021 - Veterans Day
11/12/2021 - The Boomers kick off our Veterans Day Parade Weekend @ 7pm following the Fish Fry.  Come out and support our Post.
11/13/2021 - Veterans Day Parade 11am Ruskin
11/25/2021 - Thanksgiving Day Party 12pm.  Turkey and Ham will be provided by the Post, please bring a side dish or desert to share.  
11/27/2021 - Steak Dinner $17 5pm - 6:30pm followed by Double Density @ 7pm.
Note:  Please click on the events calendar below for all VFW Post 6287 activities, entertainment and events.
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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.

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Help America's veterans by making a generous donation to the VFW. 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. Find out more ways to help America's veterans.

National News

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VFW Commends DOD for Addressing Force-Wide Economic Challenges, Offers Support


VFW Joins Coalition to Help Afghan Evacuees

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce it's joining a coalition of more than 250 front-line and lo...



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.