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News: 116th VFW National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pa.
04/26/2015 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
Pittsburgh, Pa., “The Steel City” is the host city for the 116th VFW National Convention. Explore Pittsburgh today!
Approximately 10,000 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary members will convene from all over the world at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, July 18-22, 2015. VFW members will vote on organizational by-laws, attend workshops, network with other veterans and attend business sessions. Convention delegates will also enjoy addresses from several notable and distinguished guests.
Although historically known for its steel industry, this year’s location is also now known as “The City of Bridges” surpassing Venice, Italy in the number of bridges possessed. Pittsburgh is also the home of the first public television station, the Andy Warhol Museum, the Primanti Bros. Sandwich and a number of professional sports teams. With so much culture there is a little something for everyone.