Promotes Patriotism by celebrating patriotic holidays. Teaches respect and proper care for the U.S. Flag.
Brings attention to Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action by hosting POW/MIA ceremonies to both educate the public and honor these special veterans.
Recognizes the nation’s top classroom elementary, junior high (middle school) and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America’s history and traditions effectively. Teachers who are prime candidates for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism.
Thank you to the following who support our Veterans. Click on the logo(s) below for more information.