VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 17, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue:1. VFW Counters ‘Crazy Vet’ Editorial2. VFW Discusses Issues with Recovering Warrior Task Force3. Medal of Honor to Go to OEF Soldier4. Tricare Prime Update5. Field Report: Alaska Discusses Veterans’ Issues with Senator Begich6. Veterans Legislation Needs Your Help7. Two WWII MIAs Recovered 1. VFW Counters ‘Crazy Vet’ Editorial: VFW National Commander BillThien […]

VFW Legislative Alert: Urge Senate to Pass S. 1982

CIC Thien - media VFW Legislative Alert: Urge Senate to Pass S. 1982 – Comprehensive Veterans’ and Health Benefits Package Today! Background:  S. 1982, the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 is the most comprehensive veterans’ legislation to be introduced in decades. It addresses many of the VFW’s legislative priority goals, but […]

Veterans Rally in Jefferson City

MAVO media The first thing I want to do is give a big “THANK YOU” to all who came to the Veterans Rally on 9 April.  We had a very good turnout and I know most of them also called on their Senator and Representative before or after the Rally.  There were several Bills and Resolutions approved […]

VFW Washington Weekly, April 11, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue:1. House Armed Services Talks Beneficiary Proposals2. Committee Asks VA for Explanation on Healthcare Delays/Deaths3. VFW Joins Capitol Seminar on Rural Veterans4. Veterans Crisis Line5. Congress on Two Week Recess-Time to Schedule a Visit6. Volunteers Needed for Reading of Names7. Three MIAs Recovered8. VFW Action Corps Rebranding 1. House Armed Services Talks Beneficiary […]

State Convention Overflow Hotel

Nicole Slusser 2     The main hotel for state convention is booked full.  However we do have an overflow hotel lined up.  You can call the Holiday Inn in Springfield at 417-865-8600 and let them know you are with the VFW, we have a room rate of $89 with them. Thanks and have a great day!!!! H. Nicole […]

Veterans Rally in the Capitol – April 9, 2014

MAVO media April 9, 2014 Agenda Capitol Rotunda, 1st Floor   Master of Ceremony – Richard Heigert   11:00 to 11:50 a.m.    Set-up, Post Flags   12:00                            Opening Ceremony – Dan Myers – Officer-of-the –Day                                       Salute to Colors                                       Opening Prayer                                       Pledge of Allegiance                                       National Anthem – Nicole Slusser                                         Welcome/Opening Remarks – […]

VFW Washington Weekly, April 4, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue:1. Fort Hood Shooting2. VA Appropriations Clears Subcommittee3. VA Health Subcommittee Discusses FDA Safeguards4. House Discusses VA Responses to Congress 1. Fort Hood Shooting: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their loved ones and the entire Fort Hood family after yet another senseless and tragic shooting,” said VFW National […]
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