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VFW Honors Embry-Riddle Worldwide Student as All-American Post Commander

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States recently announced that Embry-Riddle Worldwide student Ronnie Steele has achieved what only one of the 279 VFW Post Commanders globally have – All-American Commander status.

Steele, commander of Post 9382 in Suffolk, Va., is working toward a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics at the Norfolk, Va., Worldwide campus. To achieve this honor, Post 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 Commander Brian Duffy. “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’ nonprofit organization.  Composed entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces, it includes nearly 1.7 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in almost 6,500 Posts around the world. For more information on VFW, go to



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