Bill Edwards Receives Award

CDR Chris for media Bill Edwards of VFW Post 7628 in Ozark, Mo was surprised when Mo VFW Commander Chris Johnston  presented him with an award from the National VFW Commander-in-Chief honoring him for 30 years as Quartermaster of Post 7628.  The presentation was made during the August meeting of Post 7628.

Veterans in the Classroom

patriotic art media Get your Post involved in your local schools. Get together with members of your Post to brainstorm ways to participate. November is VFW’s “Veterans in the Classroom” month. Promoting citizenship education in schools is an important goal for VFW, and there are many programs you can plan and present in schools. Here are some suggested […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 12, 2016

duffy media 2 1. VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey 2. Visit the VFW Website 3. VFW to Host Facebook Chat on Vet Centers 4. V-J Day Commemoration 5. MIA Updates 1. VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey: There are 2.2 million service members and 21 million veterans. Including spouses, surviving parents and voting age children, the estimated military/veteran voting […]

Purple Heart Phone Scam

VFW Jaimie B The Military Order of the Purple Heart is warning about a telephone scam being conducted in its name. Unknown individuals have been cold-calling people across the United States, often from 315-516-2512, and requesting donations for the upcoming presidential election. The callers say they’re doing so on behalf of MOPH and mention the name of the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 5, 2016

duffy media 1 In This Issue: 1. VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings 2. Joint Commission’s VHA Special Focused Survey Project 3. New TRICARE Contracts 4. Veterans’ Preference Now Extends to Both Parents 5. New Federal Leave Benefit for Disabled Vets 6. Purple Heart Phone Scam 7. MIA Update   1. VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings: On […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 29, 2016

VFW Logo In This Issue: 1. VFW Elects First Desert Storm Vet as National Commander 2. VFW National HQ Gets New Leadership 3. Presidential Candidates Address VFW Convention 4. VA Applauds VFW Convention Panel on Women Veterans 5. NLS Holds Convention Workshop 6. VFW Panel Discusses Student Veteran Engagement 7. President Signs COLA Act of 2016 8. […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 22, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117th National Convention 2. Women Veterans Panel Discussion at Convention 3. VA Expands Health Care Eligibility for Camp Lejeune Veterans 4. VFW Life Member Receives Medal of Honor   1. VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117th National Convention: From July 23-27 several thousand VFW and Auxiliary […]