VFW Post 1 in the News


Military Times | July 2016

Vision for a new VFW: To see the future, look to the past

AARP Bulletin | May 2016

Old Soldiers Win New Recruits The VFW reaches out to a new generation

CS Monitor | March 2016

At once-stodgy VFW, a new portrait of America’s changing military

Military Times | December 2015

8 surprising ways vets are helping vets

5280 | December 2015

Honored Guests

CBS Denver | December 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly Inducted Into VFW Post #1 On Its 116th Founders Banquet From Space

Fox 31 | December 2015

Man who killed Osama bin Laden says ISIS threat is everywhere, including Colorado

Denver Post | November 2015

First VFW in America serves Thanksgiving meal to vets and homeless in Denver

CBS Denver | November 2015

First VFW Post In The Nation Welcomes Veterans On Thanksgiving

USA Today | November 2015

Today’s veterans groups are not your granddad’s VFW

9News | November 2015

New generation of vets at nation’s oldest VFW post

The Huffington Post | November 2015

Through the Power of Their Creativity, Our Veterans Continue to Serve

9News | November 2015

Veterans use artwork to heal

The New York Times | October 2015

A Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Denver Trades Beer for a Sun Salute

7News Denver | October 2015

Veterans reshape the image of VFW #1 in Denver with yoga, art and natural therapeutic methods

9News | September 2015

9Health hosting fairs this weekend

CBS Denver | September 2015

Colorado Vet Gets Long-Overdue Recognition Thanks To Rep. Diana DeGette

Fox 31 | September 2015

Army veteran gets Medal of Valor 42 years after his heroic action at Fort Carson

Military Times | September 2015

Vision for a new VFW: An off-the-wall partnership

Examiner | August 2015

New Denver Film Society program showcases short films from military veterans

9News | August 2015

Aurora veteran widow gets help with home improvements

CBS Denver | August 2015

Volunteers Help Veteran’s Widow Safely Enjoy Her Back Yard

Stars And Stripes | July 2015

Beyond the canteens: VFW knows it needs to change to stay relevant

Military Times | July 2015

Vision for a new VFW: The story of Denver’s Post 1

Veterans of Foreign Wars (National Magazine) | February 2015

Post 1 is a ‘Hub’ in its Community

Confluence Denver | December 3, 2014

The Art of War: A Creative Salve for PTSD

9News | December 1, 2014

Denver is a big part of VFW History

9News | November 11, 2014

Parade honors veterans in downtown Denver

The Colorado Independent | November 11, 2014

Comrades in Peace

Denver Post  | November 7, 2014

It’s difficult to evaluate GI Bill benefits

9News | October 10, 2014

9HEALTH Fair for veterans and family members

Denver Post | August 7, 2014

Purple Heart veterans gather in Denver for national conference

Denver Post | May 22, 2014

Through Art of War, Denver Veteran Committed to Serving Others

9News | January 17, 2014

Disabled Veteran, Die-hard Fan Gets Ticket for Broncos Game

Denver Post | December 2, 2013

MOH SSG Ty Carter keynotes at Post 1 Founders Day Banquet

Studio 12 | November 6, 2013

A Tribute to American Heroes

9News | November 1, 2013

Clothing Drive for the Denver Veterans Stand Down.

October 2013- MOH recipient Nicholas Oresko dies

September 2013-  Video- Beanstalk Foundation with Izzy Abbass

Sep 19, 2013- Military Vets deploy to help with Colorado flood cleanup

September 2013- Radio interview with Kathryn Wirkus and Brenda Smull

September 2013- UC Denver Student Veteran Group Honored

July 2013- Ladies Auxiliary Magazine- Veteran Revives Poppy Queen Tradition

April 2013- Denver Post – General Irving Hale founder of the VFW

April 2013- Video- Post 1 Finalist at Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

April 2013- Radio Interview with Izzy Abbass on Mile Hi Radio

Jan/Feb 2013 Article on pg 4 VFW Checkpoint Magazine: Social Media

Jun/Jul 2012- VFW Magazine- “Four Horsemen Leading Charge in Colorado”

June 2012- National AP article- Vets go online

February 2012 – From Combat to Classroom

February 22, 2012 – New approach to helping vets on tap at renovated VFW post

December 16, 2011 – A Haven for Returning Soldiers

October 27, 2011 -American Veterans Traveling Tribute visits Auraria campus

October 17, 2011 – Veterans honored in series of events on campus

February 21, 2011 -5-year-old awarded great-grandfather’s Purple Heart

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