117th VFW National Convention

vfw logo right Charlotte, N.C., is the host city to the 117th VFW National Convention, July 23-27, 2016.  Thousands of VFW and Auxiliary members from around the world will convene for the five-day event at the Charlotte Convention Center, located in the heart of “Queen City.” Few cities of Charlotte’s size can lay claim to the thriving arts, […]

VFW Presents Scouters Achievement Award

Mo sign media Pictured: left to right: VFW Past National Commander-in-Chief Bill Thein, Randall Hetz, VFW Department of Missouri Commander Nancy Cowan.     The Veterans of Foreign Wars is pleased and honored to announce that it has presented the VFW Scouters Achievement Award to Randall Hetz. Mr. Hetz is a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, […]

‘The Moving Wall’ will visit Jefferson City

flag and shadow media JEFFERSON CITY — For the first time in a decade, Missouri veterans and their families will be able to touch “The Moving Wall,” a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Jefferson City Veterans Council will sponsor the replica’s return to the Missouri State Capitol’s south lawn from Sept. 24-28. The […]

VA Awards Local Grants to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Very Low-Income Veteran Families

nancy pic media Flexible Grants are Helping Lower Rates of Veteran Homelessness in Mid-Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hundreds of very low-income Veteran families in mid-Missouri, who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing, will have access to crucial services with the award of more than $211,000 in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. […]