VFW Post 9400 offers a wide array of programs designed to assist and educate our veteran community and the public at large. Here are a few.
Disability Claims Assistance: Having difficulty processing your disability claim? Post 9400 can help. Our post Service Officer can assist you by explaining the process, helping fill out the paperwork and getting you in touch with trained professionals. Contact Post 9400 for more details.
Voice of Democracy: A recorded audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves regarding democratic and patriotic themes. Read More Here.
Patriot Pen: A youth written essay contest. The essay contest encourages young minds Grades 6 through 8 to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme. Read More Here.
Scout of the Year: Each year the VFW and Post 9400 honors three young people – from Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Sea Scouts or Venturing Crew – who have demonstrated exceptional citizenship in school, scouting and the community. Read More Here.
Teacher of the Year: Each year Post 9400 recognizes three exceptional teachers – one each from the elementary, junior high and high school levels – for their outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and instill patriotism in their students. Read More Here.
Public Servant Award: Each year, Post 9400 selects emergency medical technicians, law enforcement and firefighter personnel to receive Post 9400 Public Servant Awards. Contact Post 9400 for more details.
VFW in the Classroom: As combat veterans, we play an important role in educating our nation’s youth about the principles and ideals upon which America was founded. Post 9400 members regularly provide students with rare insight into the great sacrifices our service members make to maintain freedom for all of us. Contact Post 9400 for more details
VFW Auxiliary’s Patriotic Art Contest: Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. Read Moore Here.
Adopt-a-Unit program: the outstretched hand between Post 9400 and military community, offering support around the world. Contact Post 9400 for more details
Buddy Poppy Dive: Members of Post 9400 conduct Buddy Poppy drive each Memorial and Veteran’s Days. All contributions provide compensation to the veterans who assemble the poppies, provides financial assistance in maintaining state and national veterans’ rehabilitation and service programs and partially supports the VFW National Home For Children. Contact Post 9400 for more details
Color Guard: Post 9400 has a well known color guard group that has performed at countless flag raising and parade events in the Phoenix metro area. Contact Post 9400 for more details