It’s a Brand New Day!  Welcome to the Department of Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary Website!

Whether you are already an Auxiliary Member or just curious, it is our pleasure to have you visit our website.  Take some time and look around.  On our website you will find information on Eligibility, our Programs, helpful Resources & Tools in which every Auxiliary Member is encouraged to use to ensure a successful 2015-2016 year, the Latest News and Links.  I encourage each of you to follow the “link” to the home page of our National VFW Auxiliary Website: www.vfwauxiliary.org.   There you will be able to watch the video of the signing of the Congressional Charter of VFW Auxiliary by National Commander-in-Chief John A. Biedrzycki Jr. and National Adjutant General John Hamilton.  It makes you very proud to be a member of such a wonderful Organization that serves our Nation’s Veterans, Active Duty Military and their Families.

This is an exciting new beginning for our VFW Auxiliary as we can now welcome to our Auxiliary those family members of Veteran’s who are or were eligible for the Veterans of Foreign Wars. These family members now include:  husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, widowers, grandfathers, grandsons and step children who will find welcoming Auxiliaries throughout the State of Florida.  If you aren’t already a member, please consider joining.

What changes in the work we do for our Veterans?  Nothing, now we just have a wonderful opportunity to have more volunteers doing it!

This year, I have chosen the theme “With Honor & Respect We Thank Our Veterans” for our Department of Florida VFW Auxiliary. Our National President, Francisca Guilford, has chosen the theme “Our Veterans…Now and Forever”. These themes speak to the importance of our Organization working for heroes of all wars and remembering their sacrifices and that of their families.

As I make my way around the GREAT State of Florida during the 2015-2016 term, I will be touched and inspired by the love, kindness and generosity of so many members of the VFW Auxiliary who day in and day out go above and beyond caring for our Veteran’s needs.

May our God Bless each and every one of you in your efforts, as you work in your Auxiliaries, and all that you do for the greater glory of our cause.  We continue to pray for our United States of America and its Veterans.


Patricia McQuaig, President
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Department of Florida