REPRESENTING THE COMMUNITIES OF ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - BUFFALO GROVE - PALATINE - ROLLING MEADOWS - WHEELING, ILLINOIS
|| About the Veterans of Foreign Wars
VFW traces its roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American
War and the Philippine Insurrection founded local organizations to
secure rights and benefits for their service. After chapters were
formed in Ohio, Colorado and Pennsylvania the movement quickly gained
momentum. By 1915 there were 5,000 members; by 1936 200,000
About VFW Post 981
Arlington VFW Post 981 in 1922 in Arlington Heights, IL., it is the
oldest VFW post in Illinois.
Regular meetings take place the first Wednesday of every month starting at 7:00 PM
VFW Post 981
currently uses the facilities of AMVETS Post 66
located at 700 McHenry Road,
If you are interested in further information call our Jr. Vice-Commander, Mike Kolbuk at 847-520-9390.
You may also send an e-mail to email@example.com .