Post 5162 Contacts:



Sr. Vice Commander

Jr. Vice Commander

Combat Veterans Fellowship




VFW Links
Department of Alabama

Veterans of Foreign Wars

VFW Youth & Education Programs
VFW National Home for Children                
Other Links

Veterans Memorial Museum                    

North Alabama Veterans & Fratemal Organizations Coalition (NAVFOC)

Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial

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Campaign & Service Medals
Post 5162
8324 Madison Pike
Madison, AL
United States

VFW Programs


Earn recognition, trips, and monetary rewards from $100 - $35,000!


Voice of Democracy (31 Oct 24)


For High School students - The 2024-25 Theme for Voice of Democracy:


“Is America Today Our Forefathers’ Vision?”


Voice of Democracy entry form here.


Patriot's Pen (31 Oct 2024)


For Middle School students - The 2024-25 Theme for Patriot's Pen:


“My Voice in America’s Democracy?" 


 Patriot's Pen entry form here.




Teacher of the Year (31 Oct 2024) 


For teachers (elementary, middle, and high school - also home school teachers)

Teacher of the Year



Download information guide here.


Download and complete Teacher of the Year 2024-25 here.



Applications for all of the above must be turned in to VFW Post-5162 by midnightOct. 31.Packets can turned in via mail or email to any of the email addresses above, but must include all required information. 





Scout of the Year (May 1 2025)


Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States recognizes
individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture
Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above
their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank.


Download entry rules and requirements here.


Download brochure and entry form here.



Public Service Awards (1 Nov 2024- to post) - click for more information


Each year the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects emergency services persons (EMT, paramedic, ambulance), law enforcement officers (police, sheriff, troopers), and firefighters to receive VFW National Awards.





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