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Korean War Vets: Win a Free Trip to Washington

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As we recognize the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War this year, VFW has some special plans for our members who served there in 1950-53. A few projects we’ve already undertaken include: creating certificates to formally and ...

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A veteran’s family must request a United States flag.

A flag is provided at no cost to drape the casket or accompany the urn of a deceased veteran. Generally, the flag is given to the next of kin. Only one flag may be provided per veteran. Upon the request of the family, an “Application for United States Flag for Burial Purposes” (VA Form 21-2008) must be submitted along with a copy of the veteran’s discharge papers. Flags may be obtained from VA regional offices and most U.S. Post Offices.