Timothy Borland
Commander-In-Chief -

Timothy M. Borland was elected Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. on July 21, 2022, at the 123rd VFW National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

Tim served in the United States Army from 1979 to 2007, last serving with the 101st Airborne Division, earning his VFW eligibility serving in Korea and Iraq. In recognition of his service, he received four Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, eight Army Achievement Medals, seven Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, four Overseas Service Ribbons, and Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, among numerous other medals and ribbons.

He became a Life member of the VFW in 2000, and currently
maintains his Gold Legacy Life membership at VFW Post
9972 in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Tim has received 19 consecutive Century Awards for recruiting 100 or more comrades into the VFW. He has served in elected and appointed positions at the Post, District and Department levels, culminating with his election as the VFW Department of Arizona Commander from 2011 to 2012, in which he earned the distinction of All-American status and also received the distinguished Triple Crown Award. On the national level, Tim has served on several committees, including the National Council of Administration from 2012 to 2016, Vice Chairman of the National Legislative Committee from 2017 to 2018, Chairman of the National Programs Committee from 2018 to 2019, National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee, Bylaws and Resolution Committee, Time and Place Committee, and numerous other committees.

Tim received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Touro University in Cypress, California. Tim is retired.

He is also a member of AMVETS, American Legion, and a life member of Disabled American Veterans.

Tim and his wife, Shannon, reside in Benson, Arizona.