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MAVO Legislative Update – 4/20/14

MAVO media There are now four weeks left in this year’s legislative session.  Funding bills must be “Truly Agreed and Finally Passed” by 9 May and the session must end by 6:00 p.m. on 16 May. The Lottery Ticket bill, HJR 48, was heard in the Senate Ways and Means Committee last Thursday with no one testifying against […]

What Does the VFW Do on Capitol Hill?

VFW Logo The VFW advocates on behalf of veterans in Washington, D.C. Do you ever wonder what the VFW’s office on Capitol Hill does to help our veterans? In the last year alone, VFW’s advocacy efforts in Washington have improved consumer resources for college-bound veterans; preserved military quality-of-life programs like tuition assistance; repealed the back-door dealings to […]

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 […]

Mo VFW Cootie Convention – April 2014

media flags Missouri Cooties and Auxiliary Sisters held 79th Grand Scratch and 53rd Grand Convention   – April 11th – 13th, 2014 at the Truman Hotel and Convention Center, Jefferson City, MO.  Guest attending were Missouri Department Sr Vice Commander Chris Bell, Supreme MOC Commander Mark Newman from Delaware, Supreme MOCA Conductress Penny Sue Cacoulidis from North Carolina […]

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 […]
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