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May 27, 2024 Memorial Day Service

The VFW and American Legion took part in a Memorial Day service.

District #9 Meeting at Yutan

The District #9 meeting was held at the Yutan Country Club.

Celebration of Girls Basketball Championship

The Yutan VFW held a celebration for the State Championship of the Yutan Girls Basketball Team.

Funeral For Gary Hollst, Sr.

The VFW and Legion provided an honor guard.

Nov 10, 2023 Veterans Day Ceremony

A Veterans Day Ceremony was held at the Yutan High School

Nov 2, 2023 Yutan First Graders Honored Veterans

The First Graders at the Yutan Elementary School celebrated Veterans day with our veterans.

May 29 Memorial Day Service

The VFW and Legion performed a Memorial Day ceremony

May 20 Flags for Memorial Day

Flags were placed in cemeteries and Yutan Streets.

May 2023 VFW Scholarship Awarded

Jett Arensberg was awarded A Scholarship from VFW Post 9844.

May 29 Memorial Day Services

Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Holst Cemetery

Grayson Cogdill Won 7th Place for VOD

Grayson Cogdill was awarded 7th place for Voice of Democracy for the State of Nebraska.

February 14, 2023. Honor Guard

January 17, 2023 District 7 Winners

District Winners of Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen and Teacher of the Year.

November 11, 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony

The VFW and American Legion hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony.

November 9, 2022 First Graders Entertained Veterans

The first grade at Yutan Elementary School invited Local veterans to spend the morning with them.

September 24, 2022 VFW Poker Run/Road Rally

Our VFW Poker Run/Rally was successful.

July 10, 2022 Yutan Days

The VFW and American Legion in the Yutan Days Days celebration.

May 2022 Election of New Officers

VFW Post 9844 Elected New Officers on May 18, 2022

May 2022. College Scholarship Award

Scholarship was awarded to Nathan Parsons

May 2022. Thank You !

Thank you for helping out with our May Steak Fry.

May 2022. We placed flags on the graves of veterans

We placed flags on the graves of veterans in our local cemetery's.

Memorial Day Service

The VFW and American Legion observed Memorial Day

March 2022. A special honor to Oliver Egr

The Nebraska National Guard bestowed a special honor to Oliver Egr

Veterans Day Program Nov 2021

The Yutan VFW and American Legion performed a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Yutan High School gymnasium.

2021. The VFW Steak Fry

The VFW Steak Fry has resumed.

2021. Installing Flags

The VFW and Legion members installed American Flags in Yutan.

2021. Memorial Day Services

The VFW and American Legion took part in a Memorial Day ceremony at the Hollst Lawn Cemetery near Yutan.

2021. VFW District Meeting

The VFW District meeting was held at the Yutan Country Club.

2021. State Voice of Democracy Contest

Kaden Hufstedler won second place in the State of Nebraska Voice of Democracy contest.

Distribution of Christmas Gifts and Food

Our members helped in the Wahoo VFW Post's annual delivery of Christmas gifts and food.

VFW District Meeting

The District 9 Meeting was held in Wahoo on November 22.

Nebraska Cub Cadets Donated Their Time

The Nebraska Cub Cadets assisted us in the proper disposal of old flags.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day was observed at the Yutan High School last Wednesday on November 11.

June VFW 9844 Meeting

VFW Post 9844 has resumed its monthly meetings.

Voice of Democracy Competition Results

Rachel Poole received 10th Place in the State Voice of Democracy Competition.

District Awards

Voice of Democracy and Teacher of the Year.

District 9 VFW Meeting at Wahoo

The District 9 VFW meeting was held at Wahoo. Awards for Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen and Teacher of the Year.

Delivery of Food and Gifts

The Yutan VFW helped the Wahoo VFW in the distribution of food and Christmas gifts.

Saying Goodbye to Robert W. Hogg

VFW Members attended the funeral of Robert W. Hogg on Saturday, December 21.

First Graders Entertain Veterans

The first graders at the Yutan Elementary School entertained local veterans on Friday, November 15, as part of their observance of Veterans Day.

District Awards for Post 9844 Winners

District Awards were announced for Rachel Pohl (Voice of Democracy) and for Sherry Loos (Teacher of the Year.

Veterans Day 2019 Activities

Veterans Day ceremonies at Yutan and Mead

Youth Essay & Teacher of the Year Awards

Youth Essay and Teacher of the Year Awards were presented during the Veterans Day Ceremony at Yutan High School

Funeral for Donald G. Behrens

VFW and Legion Members provided an honor guard.

Funeral for James W. Anderson

James W. Anderson was laid to rest.

Yutan Softball Team Wins

The Yutan Softball Team has won the 14 and under State Title.

Yutan Days Parade

The Yutan VFW and American Legion participated in the Yutan Days parade on June 22.

Honor Society Awards

There was an Honor Society Awards ceremony at the Yutan High School Monday, May 6. Jordan Hancock was presented with a $500.00 scholarship award from our VFW Post. Congratulations!

A Donation for Flood Victims-Apr 2019

VFW Post 9844 has donated $500.00 for flood victims.

New Post Officers Elected Apr 2019

New officers for VFW Post 9844 were elected April 15.

Scholarship Award Apr 2019

A $500.00 scholarship has been awarded to Jordan Hancock by our post.

Department Meeting

We attended a Department Meeting at Wahoo. Awards were presented.

Our Christmas/New Years Party

We Held a Holiday celebration on Saturday, January 12 at the Country Club.

VFW Provides Meals and Toys

Helping to make a Merry Christmas for needy families in the Yutan area

Our Teachers are District Winners

Our Teacher of the Year Winners, Jenn Craven and Elliot Ruleau have won the District competition for Teacher of the Year.

First Graders Entertained Vets

At the Yutan Elementary School

Veterans Day Ceremony

At the Yutan High School

Essay Contest, Teacher of the Year

Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen, Teacher of the Year Awards

Funeral for Michael Otte

VFW Poker Run

2021 Veterans benefit distribution for Nebraska

2021 National Convention update

2021 form for the state fair parade

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Veteran Nebraska Benefits

9 th District 5 State POW-WOW

Captain James Ahn Memorial Scholarship

122nd VFW National Convention Link


AmazonSmile - Nebraska Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation

President's Special project

Military Museum on Steroids

Covid Vaccine Scheduling

2021 VFW Calendar Winners

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Veterans’ Tribute

AmazonSmile Charity

Delays in Obtaining Military Documents for Eligibility Determinations

Send in Photos of the Women Veterans in Your Life!

Pin-Ups on tour

VFW Foundation Post Pandemic Relief Grant

Honor and Remember Nebraska Chapter

Patriot Day Program

VFW Post Pandemic Relief Grants

Assignment of SVCIC Matthew

Veterans & Military Support Newsletter - July 2020

Corrected Teacher Award Entry Form

Afternoon Session - School of Instruction

If you are unable to attend training in Seward Saturday Aug 8, 2020

Hal Roesch II Named VFW’s New National Commander

Nebraska Medal of Honor Highway receives new sign

convention pin this year

Veterans Tribute - Panel Design Content Request

VFW Dept. of Nebraska is on Amazon Smile

2020-2021 Program book is available

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named

Membership Monday webinar training series

First for two signs is bring placed on the Medal of Honor highway

Memorial Day Video From Congressman Bacon and others

Ace Hardware began shipping flags

All-American Quartermaster Pins can now be purchased at the VFW Store by calling 1.833.VFW.VETS (1.833.839.8387).

2020-2021 VOD and Patriots Pen information


VFW convention Hotel has been cancelled.

VFW Cancels Reno National Convention

VFW 121st and Auxiliary 107th National Convention 2020 - Cancellation Notice

National Convention in Reno Nevada Cancelled

Update to travel ban for essential/non-essential travel.

VFW is again teaming up with Ace Hardware to give away 1 million stick flags

CARES Act information

Congressman Bacon To Host Tele-Town Hall on Economic Relief

Situation Update - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

VFW National Commander Challenge April 2020

VFW NE State Headquarters closing due to corona virus

Proclamation - Vietnam War Veterans Day

VFW State Commanders Letter

Freedom’s Foundation trip

Meetings Canceled

MavVet Fair cancelled

VFW National Organization COVID-19

Nebraska VFW post 1581 wins National early bird contest / legislative conference contest

Omaha Student Awarded Top National VFW Scholarship

VOD Winners competing for VFW National title

Teen from Nebraska in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW!

movie called “VFW”

VFW National Convention RENO July 18-23. 2020 HOUSING INFORMATION

Funeral Services for Roger Lang

Come Represent Women Veterans - I Am Not Invisible

Career Fair

Nebraska Medal of Honor Highway

Legislative Update

Military Family Scholarship

2020 Calendar Winners

LB 153: Welcoming Military Retirees to Nebraska

Dick Morrison committal service at Omaha National Cemetery

Richard Morrison Obit

Obituary for Richard Emerson Morrison

LB 153 Military Pension Income Tax Exemption Bill

Sport Clips Haircuts' $1.25M Donation to VFW Help A Hero Scholarships will Support Veterans' Education for Civilian Careers

2019-2020 Midwinter Conference-Schedule

Medal of Honor Memorial Highway

Veterans Legislative Day 2019-2020

The Nebraska Medal of Honor Foundation

Judging programs for VOD/PP & Teacher

November HQ's Bulletin, General Orders and Planning Calendar

VFW won the male and female Volunteer of the Year Awards

Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award program deadlines

Nebraska Medal of Honor Highway HWY 20

VFW to Host Facebook Live Event with VA

Veterans day parade in Kearney NE

Agenda for the VFW Auxiliary national president visit to Nebraska

Deceased Life members - LM payouts - update

Events & ANG Retirement

Deceased Life members - LM payouts

Walgreens Partners with VA for flu shots

VFW Disaster Relief Fund Support Needed

New VFW National Documents

2019-2020 homecoming VFW State Commander and Auxiliary President

2019-2020 Fall Council

Big 10 Agenda 2019

Interesting perspective from a Vietnamese Immigrant

The difference between legal and illegal.  This is something everyone in America should read….It looks like we did some good after all!

CIC membership program for 2019-2020

NEW Dashboard with Reporting

VFW News and Reports July 2019

VFW Membership Raffle

Doug Whitaker - VFW National 2019-2020 Judge Advocate

New York Veteran Elected New VFW National Commander 2019-2020

Schmitz takes office during a time of great momentum for the organization

VFW Names 2019 Scout of the Year Winners

California Gold Scout takes top national prize of $5,000

2019-2020 VFW National Membership Program 03 July 2019

BK® Franchisees Kick Off July Fundraiser for the VFW

Pete Hegseth: Democrats to America's veterans – You're too dumb to choose

Scholarship Opportunities Available

2019-2020 VFW Program Book Available Online

2018-2019 VFW NE state convention

244th Army Ball & 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion

Creighton Baseball Salute to Veterans and First Responders

D-Day 75th anniversary of the landing- stories needed

VFW has teamed up with Ace Hardware

2019 VFW Nebraska annual golf Tournament

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Nebraska Veterans Aid Available for Eligible Flood-Related Expenses

VA Claims Clinic

Military and First Responders Event

Teen from Nebraska in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW!

Vietnam War Veterans Day-Proclamation Signing and Lapel Pin Presentation

MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS (For Military active and inactive + Family Members)

Verizon Veteran Discount

The Home Depot (HD) has opened their Community Impact Grant for 2019

Nebraska Veterans Council (NVC) Veterans Legislative Day

2019 Membership Form -new

Graduation day brings second chance for veterans

VFW Post 10727 Benefit Spaghetti Feed

2019 Veterans legislative bills update

AT&T Veterans Discount Program

VFW Nebraska Membership Verification

2019 VFW NE Calendar Winners

VFW post 10727 burglarized - need your help

VFW National HQ Information

New All American Dashboard System is Now Live

VFW Nebraska Mid-Winter Conference 2019

Online Membership System (OMS) will be shutting down at 4:00pm Central Standard Time on Monday, December 31st., 2018

Past VFW All American Post Commander and Deputy VAVS Rep for the Omaha VAMC Patrick Peterson passed away.

Google's missing moral compass: Tech giant happy to help China but not our US military

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is annually on December 7

Legislators from Bellevue seek broader tax exemptions for military retirees

Senator Blood is amending the bill before introducing it. Her changes will provide benefits to a wider range of retirees. Please provide Senator Blood your support for her efforts by email, telephone or letter.


Big Ten Conference 2019

Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home Move-In Set for January 16, 2019

VA New whole life health

Department Mid Winter Conference-Commander-in-Chief Vincent B. J. Lawrence

2018 Veterans Stand Down Event

Nebraska State Veterans Cemetery at Alliance Gets an ‘A’ on Survey

New VFW Logo active starting today 11-6-18

Moving Veterans Foward

Annual BURGER KING® Fundraiser Set to Begin Nov. 1

Veterans Forum - Don Bacon

WHEN: Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Student Veterans of America Fundraising Event

Assist Homeless Veterans on STAND DOWN DAY Friday, November 16, 2018

Veteran Honor Flight book

Delayed Housing Payments Impacting 180,000 Student Veterans

Veterans and the community are invited to watch a documentary film about America’s most sacred shrine.


New Look for the VFW logo

Omaha National Veterans Cemetery

Sad News-Past Commander-in-Chief (1985-1986) John S. Staum, passed away


VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Veterans Town Hall

4101 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, Neb. 68105

Old Glory Relay operated by a nonprofit veteran organization

Online Membership System

Public Servant Program Information

VFW Post 1581 receives All American Commander Award

The Omaha World-Herald-honors Nebraska's living veterans

National Veterans Service Policy and Procedure Amendments of 7/21/2018

VA to hold claims clinic Thursday at Bellevue University

Big Ten Conference 2018

VFW Post 1581 wins 2018 VFW National Outstanding Community Service Award

Memorial Park Korea-Vietnam Peace Memorial Dedication

Smithsonian Reveals Winning Design For New Native American Veterans Memorial

VFW Names Scout of the Year Winners

VFW Names Scout of the Year Winners

Nebraska VFW Post Receives National Recognition

Watch the VFW National Convention Live from Kansas City

Watch the VFW National Convention Live from Kansas City

Flagstone for our National Home Tribute Park

Looking for Donations

Scholarships for Military Veterans

June 14, 2018 Flag Day

VFW NE Website online forms


VFW Nebraska State Convention

Run for the Fallen

Memorial Day Ceremony at Omaha National Cemetery

VFW, Trace Adkins Announce Special Performance at VFW National Convention

VFW AUXILIARY 2634 recently made a gift of several blankets and quilts to the Ambassador Nursing home in Nebraska City.

VFW AUXILIARY 2634 recently made a gift of several blankets and quilts to the Ambassador Nursing home in Nebraska City.


Veterans Freedom Music Festival

VFW Nebraska State Convention Agenda

June 9-13, 2018


VFW has teamed up with Ace Hardware

Memorial Day in an effort to mark as many veterans’ graves as possible.

Cosco Veteran Discounts

Tribute to the Fallen.

MavVet Fair

UNO’s Student Veteran Organization (SVO) in connection with the UNO’s Office of Military and Veteran Services

Dennis Michael Sweeney

Remember the Fallen Towers Event

Teacher who slammed military as ‘lowest of our low’ in profane rant is fired

2018 Nebraska Female Veterans Flight

Monday, September 24, 2018

Veterans Memorial Ride Across Nebraska

Sponsored by VFW Riders Post 10648 Princeton, Nebraska

Free Legal Services for Veterans

Free Legal Services for Veterans

VA Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

2018 National Convention

Those 97-year-old's are always on their phones...


September 7, 2018 (Friday)

VA Welcome Kit LIVE

The Home Depot (HD) has opened their Community Impact Grant for 2018

Descendant of Omaha Indian chief straddles two Omahas

Dr. Rudi Mitchell, VFW Post 1581 member

2-2-18 Veteran Legislative Day - State Capitol

Navy set to commission USS Omaha


There is a quickly approaching exhibition opportunity for current and former women Combat Photographers serving in all branches of the U.S. Military.

Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial

A project Veterans Service Clubs are working on in Central Nebraska.

Teacher that trashed all military members issues response to backlash; under investigation

Gregory Salcido

VFW Nebraska Resource Web Page

National Chaplain of the Year Award

2018 Veteran's Legislative Day

2018 Calendar Winners

CarStar, car giveaway to a Veteran

WWII soldier's remains arrive in Omaha to be identified

Lowe's new Military Discount Program

National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017 UPDATE

A World War II soldier was found after 70 years and returned to the US for burial.

R.I.P Hero

Local veterans given free cars

VA Flu program/partnership with Walgreens

VA flu shots

Veterans Affairs to Hold Open Houses Nov. 1; Event Kicks Off Nationwide ‘Veterans Month’

The goal is to raise awareness about the VA’s programs and services

Veterans Day Proclamation

PJ Pajerski Passed Away

January 21, 1939 - October 16, 2017

VA Veterans Town Hall Sept. 28, 2017 at the Ralston American Legion Hall, Ralston, NE

American Legion Post 473

Crawfish Cajon Boil Benefit

Donations to the VFW Post 4688 Scholarship fund in PJ Pajerski’s name

VFW Disaster Relief Donation Guidance

VFW’s Emergency Relief Fund

VFW Offers Hurricane Harvey Support

devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey continues in Texas

The last of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders from World War II turns 102 years old

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole turned 102.

New Navy working uniform rollout starts this fall

New Navy working uniform rollout starts this fall

Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Scout of the Year programs

Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Scout of the Year programs

Commander-in-Chief-prayers of support for those in the path of Hurricane Harvey

On behalf of the Commander-in-Chief, thank you for your outpouring of prayers of support for those in the path of Hurricane Harvey - currently impacting Texas and Louisiana..

Not Your Grandfather's VFW

Offutt construction projects in full swing

new dormitory for Offutt Airmen

open house at the Grand Island VA Medical Center

Grand Island VA Medical Center

Open House

Trump signs ‘Forever GI Bill,’ boosting aid to student vets

President Donald Trump signed an expansion of veterans education benefits

VA - Veterans' Town Hall Meeting

Nebraska Veterans Resource Committee will provide a special presentation.


VFW NE new website ( has a new section for members only, You can find MEMBERS ONLY INSTRUCTIONS HERE.

The Warrior Caste

America increasingly relies on a small group of multigenerational military families to fight its wars. That’s a problem.

Gun Trouble

'We are at war and people don't even know': Inside the divide between the military and the rest of America that's wider than it's ever been

"At the time, I was shocked," she told Business Insider. "We are at war — and people don't even know or care."

Vietnam Veteran Welcome Home Ceremony

Let’s Turn America’s Military-Industrial Complex Into A Science-Industrial Complex

Many Americans subscribe to the annoying belief that our nation’s military-industrial complex is the surest way to remain the wealthiest and leading superpower in the world. After all, it’s worked for the last century, pro-military supporters love to point out.

Military Cyber Operations to Be Revamped After Long Delay

Wings of Freedom 2017 Nationwide Tour visiting  Nebraska.

A living history display of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B25 Light Bomber, and P 51 fighter

All American VFW NE Posts

All American VFW NE Posts

Trump’s Breakthrough for Veterans

One of President Trump’s most important promises throughout the campaign was to ensure that American veterans receive the respect and care they deserve.

VFW Annual Golf Tournament

Donald Trump Signs Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Program

Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Program

Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen 2017-2018 forms

VA Hospital in Washington D.C. Is Dirty, Disorganized, Inspector Finds

VA Hospital in Washington D.C.

VFW Website Solution Program

VFW Website Solution program is geared to assist Posts and Departments

Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Flag You Carry

New Study Links Cancers to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

VFW Action Alert: Pass H.R. 8371

VFW Commemorates D-Day in Normandy on 80th Anniversary

VFW Kicks Off 125th Anniversary Commemoration

VFW Honors LGBTQ Veterans' Service to Nation

VFW Remembers Our Fallen

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation

VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day

VFW Expresses Concern Over Erroneous VA Bonuses

Cornerstone Caregiving Donates More than $100,000 to the VFW

Chief's Commentary: Aid for Allies Must Include Support for American Defenders

VFW Expresses Support for Free Speech, Not Violence on College Campuses

VFW Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Burger King Franchisees Give Back to Troops This May

National Publications Contest Winners Announced for 2023-24

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans

Country Music Superstar Joins VFW in Asking America to 'Return the Favor'

VFW Announces Third Annual Day of Service

VFW Honors National Vietnam War Veterans Day

New Course Spotlights '15 Things Veteran Service Officers Want You To Know'

VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest

VFW National Commander Addresses SXSW Boycott over US Army Sponsorship

VFW Now Accepting Applications for its Annual Youth Scholarship Contests

Levin Receives VFW Congressional Award

VFW Calls on Congress to 'Meet the Challenge' for Veterans

VFW 2024 National Youth Scholarship Winners Named

VFW Celebrates Women's History Month

VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs

VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal

VFW Washington Conference App Now Available

VFW Celebrates National Black History Month

VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack

$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans

VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Season's Greetings from the VFW

Happy Birthday, Space Force!

VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award

Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Service

VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans

VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor

VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now

Thankful for the Life We Live

Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform

Happy Birthday, Marines!

VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'

VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship

Post News

Important Info for Post9844 Members

May 27, 2024 Memorial Day Service

The VFW and American Legion took part in a Memorial Day service.

District #9 Meeting at Yutan

The District #9 meeting was held at the Yutan Country Club.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

2021 Veterans benefit distribution for Nebraska

2021 National Convention update

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...