About Us

What does the VFW do?


  • VA Claims & Separation Benefits
  • Student Veteran Support
  • Transition & Employment Services
  • Financial Grants
  • Mental Wellness Campaign


  • Legislative Priorities
  • National Security & Foreign Affairs
  • Women Veterans
  • Grassroots Efforts
  • VA Health Care Watch


  • Youth and Education
  • Troop Support
  • Community Service
  • Flag Etiquette
  • Student Veterans of America

Leadership Team

Patrick Pisani, Post Commander

Marvin Ludwig, Vice Commander

Steven Shea, Jr. Vice Commander

Timothy Carter, Adjutant

Richard Hayward, Quartermaster

Rocco Bortone, Chaplain


Bellingham Bulletin, May 31, 2017