SAFETY


 

SAFETY

 

The Safety Programs of the Veteran of Foreign Wars continues to provide and promote programs designed to safeguard our communities. This long-standing commitment to safety has grown through the years to include every possible program or event associated with safeguarding people. The six basic categories in the National Program are as follows:

 

1. HIGHWAY SAFETY: Any activity intended to improve individual driving skills and awareness or activities associated with improving safety in our vehicles and on our roadways.

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2. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY: Any worthwhile activity intended to improve individual awareness and visibility or non-motorized vehicle riding skills, awareness and responsibility

 

3. RECREATIONAL SAFETY: Any organized activity associated with improving the skills and responsibilities of those individuals engaged in recreational activities with children and adults.

 

4. HOME/FIRE SAFETY: Activities designed to promote and inform individuals within the community about protecting their homes, possessions and lives are reportable.

 

5. DRUG AWARENESS: Any program designed to inform and protect your community from the influence of substance abuse including prescription drugs.

 

6. RECOGNITION/OTHER: A program to bring public recognition to the people of the community who spend their work day protecting the lives and property. Recognizing the heroism/or safety achievements of individuals

in the community.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

VFW Recognizes PFC Milton L. Olive III

First African American Soldier to be Awarded the MOH in Viet Nam War.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Call Out for Post and Department Stories

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VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership

WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William "Doc" Schmitz called it "despicable" and "inconceivable" that Depart...

Announcements

Golden Rule Publishing Company will again have Sales Representatives in areas throughout the state of Illinois. They will also be contacting local businesses  to sell advertisement space in Convention Program Book, Voice of Democracy Book, and the Fall Program Conference Book. If you need to Contact Golden Rule Publishing, you may call them 1-800-433-4680 or 317-897-6704.  
 
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