Missouri National Guard to add about 400 jobs in state

Mo sign media JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri National Guard is planning to add about 400 full- and part-time military police and transportation jobs across the state. A new transportation battalion with 48 soldiers will be split between Fredericktown and Farmington, with another transportation company of 164 soldiers split between Bridgeton and Columbia, the guard said […]

Senators Offer Measure to Help Military Families

vfw logo right Bill will provide flexibility to families when duty station changes WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.), Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), Richard Burr (N.C.), and Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) introduced the Military Family Stability Act of 2015, which will provide up to six months of geographic stability either before or after a service member’s permanent […]

VFW’S strength extends far beyond advocacy

VFW Logo On September 29, 1899, thirteen men – all Spanish-American War veterans – gathered at a small tailor shop in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, to discuss the issues plaguing returning veterans. The men shared personal accounts of what was then, the most popular war in America’s history, but more importantly discussed what they could do […]

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, […]