Post 9592 Elects a New Junior Vice Commander

At the January Regular Membership Meeting Comrade Kevin Honig was elected and installed as the Post's new Junior Vice Commander


VFW Post 7096 sets the example for teamwork. From mental health awareness to community service and youth outreach, our members are ready to chip in and help. Read more about how our Post is #StillServing and why we were named the VFW’s February Post of the Month.

Patriot's Pen Post Winner Announced

Post 7096 congratulates Post winner 7th Grader Mckenzie J. Richardson on her 1st place winning essay. Mckenzie will move on to the Regional competitions representing Post 7096.

Voice of Democracy Post Winner Announced

Post 7096 congratulates Post winner 10th Grader Vincent R. D'Angelo on his 1st place winning essay. Vincent will move on to the Regional competitions representing Post 7096.

Memorial Day 2021

Post 7096 Commander & his family placing flags on the graves of Veterans

VFW Post 7096 Announces’ achieving All American Post status for the 2020-2021 year

Brooklyn, NY. (July 8, 2021) – Edward F. Lukoski Post No. 7096 has been award this prestigious status. Not only did we meet the National requirements we surpassed them.

VFW Post 7096 achieves All State Post status for the 2020-2021 year

The All-State Program is the Department Commander's program designed to recognize the best Districts, Councils and Posts from across the state. VFW Department of NY Inspector Jim Haas stated "This was a tuff year however Post 7096 along with the 13 other Posts selected were outstanding!"

Post 7096

Post 7096 Commander along with his family placed flags at the graves, of veterans resting in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, NY. Over 8,500 Veterans are buried in Woodlawn and the weather didn't stop them from honoring the fallen.

PFC Mario Babuin family presentation

Post Commander Rodriguez and Quartermaster Flannagan Present a memorial flag to the family of Korean War Veteran Mario Babuin.

Post winners Voice of Democracy & Patriots Pen

We had so many great Essays submitted and we are happy to announce our Post winners!


Our very own Quartermaster received an award in recognition of his service in the military and continued service to the Veterans of NYC

Post Quartermaster receives recognition from the National Commander

Our very own QM has been recognized by our National Commander for his efforts in recruitment as well as retention for our Post. Because of Don's efforts we are at a membership level not ever seen in years, 113.84%. We have received National Recognition and State Recognition is soon to come for our membership levels. Great job Don keep up the good work!

February Division Winners

In February of 2021 our National Commander challenged all Posts in recruitment, and 7096 stepped up and led the way in our Division.

Veterans & Military Support Programs

We received a Certificate of Recognition from the National Commander for our commitment to Veterans & Military Support Programs

Interview with MSGT. Rodriguez VFW Post #7096

Master Sergeant Rodriguez,USAF is a Life Member of Post #7096 and is the Uncle of our Post Commander Rodriguez and the Son of PFC Ismael Rodriguez of Post #7096(who is also the Grandfather of Commander Rodriguez.) In this interview he discusses the 65th Infantry which was segregated at the time of the Korean War an all Puerto Rican Unit Lead by White Officers.

Over 100 % membership

We received an award from the National Commander of the VFW along with a Streamer for our colors.

Bureau Battle Buddy

On October 18th 2019 we were on Ft. Hamilton Army Base. During the Federal Bureau of Prisons Bureau Battle Buddy Program (B3). Our goal was to inform B3 participants on the VFW Mental Wellness Campaign that is available to all Veterans. The VFW Mental Wellness Campaign is very much related to the B3 programs mission. We felt that these 2 programs together would help to reach out to those in need. 


SAVE THE DATE!!! 4.5-mile Ruck march beginning at the Fort Hamilton Cannon along Shore Road Park to the American Veterans’ Memorial Pier. The return route will be along the Shore Road Promenade with beautiful views of the Verazano Bridge & surrounding areas back to the original starting point. Uniform of the day: “Boots & Utes” & “Ruck Packs” (or equivalent BDU's & T-shirt type clothing) “NO SILKIES AND NO ALCOHOL” Join us afterwards for comradery & drinks at Post 7096

3rd Avenue Series

Our Post was featured a few Years ago

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All In the Same Boat

Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process

VFW Remembers Woody Williams

VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members

VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award

VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate

VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings

Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!

VFW Remembers D-Day

VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation

The Cost of War

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags

Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year

VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day

VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero

VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent

VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act

Winners of Publications Contest Announced

VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage

VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs

Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington

VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service

VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill

Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act

VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day

VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests

VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans

VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act

VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General

VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music

VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners

VFW-Supported Toxic Exposure Bill Passes in the House

VFW Calls on Congress to Pass Bills and Finally Address the Needs of Veterans

VFW to Deliver 2022 Priority Goals to Congress at US Capitol

VFW Celebrates Women's History Month

TopCoat Signs on as Newest VFW Member Benefit

Join the Inaugural VFW Day of Service

Prominent VSOs Issue Independent Budget Recommendations for the VA

VFW Celebrates Black History Month

Join VFW and Humana in the Fight Against Food Insecurity

VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador

VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members

Sport Clips Haircut's Record-Breaking $1.55M Donation Makes Education Goals a Reality for Hundreds of Veterans

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Together, VFW and Humana Provide More than 1 Million Meals in 2021