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 […]

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 […]

Student Loan Forgiveness for 100% Disabled Veterans

Bob Wonnell I just recently found out about this program through the Department of Education – I do not think it is well advertised???? http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/disability-discharge Veterans with student loans and who have a 100% disability rating can be eligible to apply to have the remaining student loan balance forgiven. Bob WonnellPast Dept of Mo Commander
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