Author Archives: VFW Post 879

National Convention coming to Pittsburgh!

This is a reminder that the VFW National Convention is coming to Pittsburgh. From 17-22 July, the great city of Pittsburgh will host the leadership of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. It will be held at the Convention Center downtown.

If any Post 879 members are interested in serving, please contact our quartermaster, Rex Brown.

Color Guard Report & National Convention Update

Thank you to the color guard for their great performance on 9 July 2015. The post helped Cranberry Township kick off their Community Days carnival. We even had a break in the rain to enjoy this time.

Also, this is a reminder that the VFW National Convention is coming to Pittsburgh. Our post is sending a group downtown on Friday, 17 July, to help put paperwork together. Please contact an officer for details on times and transportation arrangements.

VA Claims Clinic



Veterans, their families and Survivors, and any organization or individual who works with or on behalf of Veterans


A Claims Clinic in conjunction with workshops covering the following:

  • The new standardized forms
  • The appeals process
  • How to use eBenefits
  • Town Hall meeting with Jennifer Stone-Barash, the Regional Office Director and VA Butler Healthcare leadership.


VA Butler Healthcare (Primary Care Clinic)
325 New Castle Road
Butler, PA 16001

Directions via Google Maps


April 11, 2015 from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM


To take the claims intake process into the community and provide face to face assistance for those submitting claims or to answer questions on existing claims.