That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic,
historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen
comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate
the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and
orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United
States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster
true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American
freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, with its Auxiliaries, includes 2.4 million members in approximately 9,000 Posts worldwide. Its mission is to "honor the dead by helping the living" through veterans' service, community service, national security and a strong national defense.
The William E Penno VFW Post serves the Citrus Springs area and support agencies within Citrus County.