WELCOME TO GREATER BEACHES POST

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
Welcome to the Greater (Jacksonville) Beaches VFW Post 3270. We are located in Jacksonville Beach, FL; we serve under the VFW Department of Florida and are 1 of 11 Posts serving Veterans, military service members, and communities in District 6 (Northeast Florida).
We are an All-American and All-State Post. We are a non-smoking VFW Post, but, we have a covered and screened smoking area we call our "Tiki Bar". 
Stop down and see us. We have events going on throughout the week; we have space to accommodate events of most sizes. 

Announcements

Announcements:
 
Meetings:
 
1. House Committee meets the first Wednesday of the month at 5:30PM
2. Auxiliary and Post Membership meetings are second Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM.
News & Events

Upcoming events

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View Local, State and National events. 

Membership

Membership Details

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

Assistance & Benefits

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.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Requesting Veteran Records

Many have asked how to get a copy of their DD214 or correct their military records.

Student Veterans of America

GI Bill benefits are the most widely utilized benefits available to veterans. Moreover, veterans on college campuses have demonstrated an eagerness to not only organize but to lead in their communities while pursuing higher education. By supporting the nearly 1 million student veterans on college campuses today, the VFW has a unique opportunity to not only showcase the amazing work of our organization, but we can also harness this leadership potential to grow our organization for future generations of veteran leaders.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Honors the Nation's Gulf War Veterans

WASHINGTON - More than three decades later, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) continues to pay tribute to the nearly 700,000 mili...

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

Kansas City, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) alongside John Rich and his Redneck Riviera brand announced today a new oppo...

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OUR MISSION

 Our mission is simple; to serve our Veterans, their families, our military service members, and our community. 
 
In accordance with section 23102 of our Congressional Charter: 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 surviving spouses 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."

  • We have Veteran Service Officers (VSOs) available for providing information to and assisting with preparing disability claims for Veterans.
  • We work with our community to provide scholarship opportunities through the Voice of Democracy & Patriots Pen Programs, Help Our Heroes Scholarships, and honor our best teachers and first responders with annual awards!

  • Over the last year we have donated time and money toward:

    • Blessings in a Backpack - Mayport Elementary

    • Voice of Democracy Scholarship

    • Patriot's Pen Scholarship
    • Dept. of Florida's "Because We Care" Program
    • Sandalwood High School ROTC

    • Terry Parker High School ROTC
    • Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 383
    • Marine Corps League Detachment 059
    • Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 559
    • Teacher and First Responders of the Year

    • Wreaths Across America Jacksonville National Cemetery

    • Irreverent Warriors
    • Operation Homefront
    • Toys for Tots

    • VFW National Home for Children

    • VFW UNMET Needs Program

    • Student Veterans of America (SVA) 

    • Lake City VA Hospital

    • Heroes on the Water

    • Multiple military organizations and commands
    • And many, many more!