District VFW commander receives national recognition

Published 6:02 pm Saturday, August 4, 2018

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has announced James Fox has achieved All-American status as a District commander.

Fox is commander of VFW District 12 in North Carolina, consisting of posts in Rowan, Cabarrus and Stanly counties.

Fox is one of only 99 VFW District commanders worldwide to earn the title of All-American Commander.

To achieve this honor, District commanders must meet strict requirements in their role to include exceptional leadership, authentic accomplishment in membership growth and strong support of VFW core programs.

“The All-American Commanders have attained this coveted title through outstanding achievements in membership growth and participation in VFW programs,” said VFW National Cmdr. Keith E. Harman. “They are a fine example of VFW leadership. Their hard work and dedication to the mission and values of our organization has rightly earned them this great honor.”

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation’s largest and oldest major war veterans organization.

Founded in 1899, the congressionally-chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces.

With 1.7 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in 6,400 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim “No One Does More For Veterans” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy and military and community service programs.

For more information or to join, visit www.VFW.org.