Kansas City VFW Convention Coming Soon

A bit of worthwhile old school news offers a nicer look at upcoming events for this cowtown. 

Even better . . .

The national V.F.W. convention is expected to generate $14.2 million in revenue for Kansas City.

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“It feels so good to have a full national convention again,” said VFW National Commander Matthew “Fritz” Mihelcic. “For the past two years, we have either had to cancel or alter our plans for our annual gathering. While we were able to conduct the business of the VFW last year, we weren’t able to invite distinguished guest speakers or honor individuals with the VFW’s highest national awards – key elements of what make our national convention such a meaningful event year after year.”

2022 123rd VFW National Convention Logo ShieldThe list of guest speakers and awardees include governor of Missouri Mike Parson; vice minister of the Taiwanese Veterans Affairs Council Wu, Chih-Yang; inspirational speaker, former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills; and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army General (Ret.) Martin Dempsey, who will receive the VFW Distinguished Service Award on Monday. For Secretary McDonough, this will be the first time he will appear in-person to address the assembly.

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The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough is one of many featured speakers who will join more than 10,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary during the 123rd VFW National Convention as it convenes this Saturday through July 21 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri.