Our Mission:

To foster camaraderie among the United States veterans of overseas conflicts, to serve our veterans, the military and our communities and to advocate on behalf of all veterans.

Our Vision:

Ensure that veterans are respected for their services, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.

Our Core Values:

  • Always put the interest of our members first
  • Treat donors as partners in our cause
  • Promote patriotism
  • Honor military service
  • Ensure the care of veterans and their families
  • Service our communities
  • Promote a positive image of the VFW
  • Respect the diversity of veteran opinions


In memory of all our fallen comrades, those still missing in action and those still held as prisoners of war. You are not forgotten.

About us

Ballwin VFW Post 6274

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans’ service organization comprised of combat veterans and eligible military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation's largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans’ organization. With nearly 1.9 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in almost 7,000 Posts worldwide, “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS.” The VFW and its Auxiliaries are dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs worldwide. For more information on our mission, visit our website at www.vfw.org.