- 2/19/2023

Dear VFW Post 5956 Members and Community,

We are pleased to announce that our VFW Post 5956 is open and operating our normal hours. We are thrilled to welcome you back and continue our mission to serve veterans, military families, and our local community.

We are also excited to let you know that we are working hard to update our website. Our goal is to make it more user-friendly and informative. We want to ensure that you have easy access to all the information you need about our programs, services, and upcoming events.

In addition to our website, we encourage you to stay connected with us on social media. We regularly post updates about our post's activities, events, and news in the community. By following us on social media, you can stay informed and engaged in everything that's happening at VFW Post 5956.

Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to seeing you soon at our post.

Post News

Important Info for Post5956 Members


Post opening!

Open again... 07 17 2020

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program

The VA's Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program. The grant is a three-year community-based grant program that will provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services

Boback’s Bill to Establish Purple Star School Program Passed by House Unanimously

Pennsylvania Legislation to establish the Purple Star School Program in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, advanced to the Senate after its unanimous passage in the House of Representatives Feb. 8.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Acknowledges Pride Month

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VFW Commemorates Memorial Day

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