Post 8151 participates in the VFW Safety and Recognition Program by nominating local candidates that deserve recognition.  Our Post also contributes to the  awards that are made to these First Responders.

 VFW Post, District and Department Safety Chairmen play a vital role in the VFW’s impact on our communities. They are responsible for overseeing the various safety programs at their respective level. To accomplish this purpose it is essential that they do the following: 


  • ● Read and understand all Safety Program materials.
  • ● Maintain a working knowledge of all program aspects so as to be the authority on the Safety Program.
  • ● Promote the execution of Safety Programs at their respective Post, District or Department levels.
  • ● Provide timely and accurate program activity reports of Safety Program activities at their level.National Security & Foreign Affairs


Every year the VFW Recognizes Individual First Responders with the following Award/Citations:

  1. Public Servant Award Citations for Emergency Medical Technicians, Law Enforcement Personnel and Firefighters
  2. VFW National Emergency Medical Technician Public Servant Citation:
  3. VFW National Law Enforcement Public Servant Citation:
  4. VFW National Firefighters Public Servant Citation: 

Click here to view VFW Safety and Recognition Manual

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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.