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Commander Oliva Thank You note 2022

Thank you note to our sponsors, donators, participants and hosting golf venue for our 3rd annual golf tournament, conducted July 11, 2022.


Silent Auction fundraiser

Silent Auction Company is running our web silent auction as part of our Golf Tournament being held at Atkinson Resort & Country Club on July 11, 2022. The Fund raiser is live until evening of event. Please forward to friends, family and business associates as proceeds are generated via this venue.


Mesothelioma Hope-

At Mesothelioma Hope, we offer free resources that are reviewed by certified oncologists and provide detailed information about mesothelioma and its impact on veterans. 1 out of 3 mesothelioma patients are veterans so our mission is to raise awareness about this cancer and other asbestos-related diseases.


Korean War Legacy Foundation

The organization strives to preserve the memory of the Korean War and those who fought in it. With this goal in mind, our newest project, The website designed to create an online community that honors and memorializes the service of all those who fought in the Korean War. We hope to have profiles from all 22 participating nations in the war and eventually create lesson plans so that the Korean War has its rightful place in history classes across the country.


Patriot Pen Certificate Winners 2022

Post Commander Vinnie Oliva presents Patriot Pen certificates to the top ten students who had advanced to the VFW District level competition. Olivia Jensen, second on the right, was our first place winner. Congratulations to all participants!


Monument Clean up and Flag prep for Memorial Day

Today. 05/25/2022, members of the VFW Post 8164 conducted a clean up of the Veterans Memorial and place flags on the graves of those Veterans who are interned at Tewksbury Cemetery.


VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial

VA Bedford is honored to host the Veterans and Athletes (VAU) Fallen Heroes Memorial in the Oval, May 16-21, located at 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA. Open to the public from 9 AM. For questions, to sponsor the exhibit, or to volunteer, please call 781-687-3076


New Facebook Page

Please search in Facebook @VFWPOST8164 and click on "Follow" to join our Facebook page. Also share the page with your friends and family.


VFW Post 8164 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

Schedule again at Atkinson Resort and Golf Club on 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson, NH for Monday July 11, 2022. Registration form attached and can also be found in the Gallery.


ARMY ECHOES Newsletter NOV2021-JAN2022

A synopsis of the newsletter with specific articles of interest and POC websites info


New MyPay account for "Gray area" Retired Soldiers

Definition, "Gray Area" Retired Soldiers-served in the U.S. Army National Guard or U.S. Army Reserve and qualified for retired pay, have retired from the Guard or Reserve (stopped drilling), but are not yet at the age where they can start receiving retired pay. (From Army Echoes newsletter NOV2021-JAN 2022)


75th Anniversary Celebration


Commander's Thank you message Golf Tournament!

On behalf of the Tewksbury VFW Post 8164, I extend a warm thank you for the sponsorships and donations you honored us with for our 2nd annual golf tournament held on August 9, 2021. Go to our gallery and see your sponsorship sign on the golf course.


2nd Annual VFW Post 8164 Golf Tournament (AUGUST 9th 2021)

We would like to thank everyone that participated and supported our Golf tournament. Over the next couple of days, we will be posting photos from the tournament in our website. THANK YOU and stay healthy!


Tewksbury Post 8164 - All American Status 2020 - 2021 VFW year.

Congratulations to Tewksbury Post 8164 and its Auxiliary who have achieved the high honors of All American Status 2020 - 2021 VFW year.


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will extend the existing moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, as well as extend VA loan forbearance requests, to June 30, because of COVID-19.


Help Wanted

Our Post is actively recruiting combat Veterans as well as members to our Auxiliary for VFW Post 8164. If you live in or near Tewksbury, Ma. area and want to join our post to make a contribution to our community, promote patriotism, and assist Veterans residing in the Bedford VA Hospital please consider becoming a member of our post by calling 978.284.9880 or go online at vfw.org.


VFW Post 8164 Virtual Post

TEWKSBURY — After selling their building at 87 Vernon St., the Tewksbury VFW wants the general public to know that they are still meeting regularly and participating in town activities. VFW Commander Vin Oliva wants to remind their members that the VFW is retaining its charter and inform anyone thinking that they’ve stopped meeting otherwise.


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VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Services


Until They are All Accounted For


Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance


Where Were You on 9/11?


VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees


VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches


Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day


Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later


VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director


VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship


More Than 170 Veterans Receive VFW, Sport Clips Scholarships


VFW's Campaign to Highlight Members Wins International Honor


Applications Open for 2023 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation


The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced


Post News

Important Info for Post8164 Members

Commander Oliva Thank You note 2022

Thank you note to our sponsors, donators, participants and hosting golf venue for our 3rd annual golf tournament, conducted July 11, 2022.

Silent Auction fundraiser

Silent Auction Company is running our web silent auction as part of our Golf Tournament being held at Atkinson Resort & Country Club on July 11, 2022. The Fund raiser is live until evening of event. Please forward to friends, family and business associates as proceeds are generated via this venue.

Statewide News

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National News

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VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON - Despite news reports of veteran suicide numbers at their lowest since 2006, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is urg...

Happy Birthday US Air Force!

WASHINGTON - On Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the bi...