The Purpose of Award: To confer recognition on one employer for outstanding records in the hiring and retention of veterans.

Deadline: The deadline for submission of nominations of employers of veterans is no later than March 28thto Department Chairman. Nominations received after that date will not be eligible for consideration.


  • Only those nominations that include adequate documentation on the nominee’s employment practices concerning veterans will be considered for the National VFW Employer of the Year Awards. The nominator should provide a copy of the company’s written policy on employment of veterans if available, a description of how the employer supports veterans’ activities in the community, and any other reasons why the nominee should be selected to be the Employer of the year Award winner. Governmental agencies are not eligible for award
VFW Employer of the Year Award Nomination Application