VFW strives to thank our nationís educators
year-round by arming them with helpful resources and
visits to local classrooms. Loving America and all
it stands for is what we do best. Let us help you
educate our future leaders.
LET A VFW MEMBER HELP:
Veterans and their experiences play an important
role in educating our nation's youth about the
founding principles upon which this country was
founded. The principles they've fought to protect.
War can sometimes be a delicate subject for teachers
and students. Through VFW's Veterans in the
Classroom community outreach initiative, a VFW
member is able to assist the teacher in conveying a
variety of American history lessons.
Our members are "living history" and can provide
students with insight into the great sacrifices our
service members make to maintain freedom for all of
When called upon to participate in a classroom
lesson, a member would prepare a brief introduction,
a main presentation and a Q&A session. Depending on
the lesson, a veteran may bring appropriate
memorabilia, uniforms, photographs and other
People of all ages take great interest in the
history of our country, and who better to help
expand that interest than those who helped shape it?
If you're an educator interested in pursuing this
opportunity, please contact us for more information.