State Convention: June 6 th at 10:00am

at Everett McClay VFW Post 1296
located at 311 W 84 th St., Bloomington, MN.

Only those present will be allowed to vote.

Zoom Meeting will be available but you need to

contact Department Headquarters to receive the

link/call-in to observe the Convention.

Those on Zoom will NOT be allowed

to speak or vote on any subject.

POST & DISTRICT Meetings Maybe CANCELED...  Please check with your Officers before heading out!

***Please see 'COVID-19 UPDATE for MN VFWs'

at the top of this page for more information

regarding VFW Business & Activities


General Orders June 2020

Passwords for Department Post Resources were included with the July mailing to Commanders

(New Passwords were effective on Aug 1st)


Make SURE that Election Reports show

CURRENT Officer contact information!

PLEASE be sure that the proper contact information is up to date when completing your Election Reports.  This not only means address, but has their phone number changed and what is their current email.  We cannot stress enough how important it is to keep your Officers (AND your members) information up to date.


Primary AND ‘Snow Bird’ mailing addresses can now be maintained on the National On-line Membership System.  Please UPDATE changes as soon as you can.  If you do not have computer access, VFW State Headquarters can help make the changes- call us at 651-291-1757 (please have the full member name, Post number and Membership number available when contacting us).


Printing Tips:



Some of the General Orders may be in color. If you do not want to print in color, select ‘Preferences’ while in your Printing Screen.

In the Color Tab, select ‘Print Grayscale’ & ‘Black Cartridge Only’ and then follow the commands to print your document.

*** You can also select ‘Fast Draft’ under ‘Print Quality’ while in your ‘Preferences’ to use less ink.***


NEW Brief format of the GOs keeps the document from 8-14 pages back-to-back.

  • Printing Whole Document...

    • Back-to-Back Printing- (Not all printers have this capability)  After selecting to print the GOs, go into Printing 'Preferences' and select back-to-back printing.

  • Print Select Pages

    • After choosing to print, tell the printer to Custom print  or Print Page Range (ex. 1-8, 12, 16)

May General Orders Brief 2020

June General Orders 2020

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