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Welcome to VFW Riders Post 7253 website!

We are a riding club, not a motorcycle club (MC) made up of an equal partnership between the VFW and VFW Auxiliary (men’s and ladies) members in good standing. The club has many goals, and is primarily focused towards promoting and supporting the VETERANS of FOREIGN WARS and the VFW AUXILIARIES. Our members come from all walks of life with two things in common; membership in the VFW or one of its Auxiliaries and our love of riding.
  • To honor the United States, Veterans of military conflict and their families at home and abroad.
  • To promote motor cycle safety programs and to provide a safe riding
    environment for Veterans of Foreign Wars riders.
  • To participate in parades and other ceremonies that is in keeping with the aims and purpose of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
  • To use our association to promote and support programs of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
  • To Support our Military forces fighting abroad.

Meaning of our Emblem

History shows that the Cross of Malta, the emblem of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is 1,000 years old. Nearly ten centuries ago the Maltese Cross was made the symbol of fighting men who were united by a solemn pledge of comradeship to fight for freedom and to aid the sick and the needy. Those ancient obligations are still symbolized by
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Buddy Poppy

Nothing symbolizes the VFW''''s pledge to “Honor the Dead by Helping the Living” like the Buddy Poppy. Millions of these blood-red artificial flowers are made in this country each year by disabled veterans--disabled on the same battlefields on
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Challenge Coin

Challenge coin rules only apply to other individuals who also have a challenge coin. A holder of a challenge coin may “challenge” any individual who is known to have a coin. A challenge is made by withdrawing a coin and raising it in the air or by tapping it on a bar or table. The individual who is challenged is required to produce their coin within 60 seconds. If the individual produces the coin, the challenger is obligated to buy them a drink. If the challenged
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New Website for VFW 7253
Posted: 9/5/2010 3:07:19 PM
Today the VFW Riders 7253 have purchased a one year service of the VFW version of Eagleware's Veterans Website Platform. As well as the VFW Riders this website has the capability of handling the VFW, VFW Auxiliary and the VFW Riders, Post 7253 have donated the first years service of the website to those organizations of VFW 7253 Derby, KS. John Wilson has been appointed the Web Administrator for VFW Riders 7253 and can be reached at 522-5899 or john@eagleware.org for any questions about the website.
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