VFW Post 11499 - Basehor, KS
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.


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.



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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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Important Info for Post11499 Members

Kansas Honor Flight

MISSION “To transport Kansas veterans who served our country during WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War to Washington, D.C. to visit the Memorials that commemorate their service to our country at no cost to the veteran”.

Basehor VFW Scholarship Awarded!

Samantha Hughes is selected to receive the Basehor VFW Post 11499 scholarship.

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I Fought For YOU! -

A moving, patriotic tribute to our military, past and present.

Veterans Day Video

National News

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VFW Remembers Our Fallen

WASHINGTON - On Memorial Day, May 27, in quiet services across the country, the more than 1.4 million members of the Veterans of F...

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation

Please see the following release from Ace Hardware.




The Congressional Charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States 
That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies. 
The Charter was amended December 4, 2014 by the 113th congress, Title 36 United States Code replacing men with veterans, and widows with surviving spouses.

Sponsor - First State Bank & Trust

First State Bank & Trust is an independent financial institution headquartered in Northeast Kansas. It consists of seven bank locations found in Basehor, Kansas City, Lawrence, Perry and Tonganoxie. First State Bank & Trust has deep roots in Kansas banking dating back to 1893 and an equally long tradition of community service.