All State and All American Post 8971
Due to the current COVID-19 status, all future meetings and rentals have been suspended and will be reassessed as this situation progresses, with our main concerns to be the safety and security of everyone in our community along with compliance with all mandates on the national, state, local levels and as directed by the Louisiana State Governor. All Renters through April will be contacted and can either have their deposit refunded or reschedule their rental.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Check back with this website for all updates.


Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.



Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can. 


Next Meeting will be Monday May 18th at 6:30 PM
Post Membership is at 101 Life Members 3 Gold Life Legacy and 2 Bronze Life Legacy, 12 New Members, 2 Reinstated Members, 50 Annual Members and 1 Member life installments for a total of 166 Members.

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post8971 Members

Post 8971 at Oaklane

VFW Post 8971 & Auxilary Members Oaklane Nursing Home Bingo

VFW Post 8971 Patriot Day 2019

VFW Post 8971 participated in a Patriot Day ceremony at the Circle Park in Eunice, LA.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Newly Elected Officers for 2020-2021

The Department elected and installed the 2020-2021 State Officers during the one day State Convention on June 20, 2020.

CofA Meeting/School of Instruction

We encourage all newly elected Post Commanders and Quartermasters to attending this meeting. We will present a lot of information that will be helpful throughout the year.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Virginia VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce SSG Jonathan Dozier Memorial Post 2894 in Chesapeake, Virgini...

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2019 - 20...



That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.