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VFW Action Alert: Military Compensation and Retirement

Take Action! Background: Congress established the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission in 2013 to provide the President and Congress with recommendations to modernize the military’s compensation system. One of the Commission’s recommendations is to provide all service members with a 401(k)-style retirement plan with a government match, and provide retirees with a blended retirement plan […]

VFW SALUTES NEW AGENT ORANGE DECISION

WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United is saluting today’s decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to begin accepting disability claims from veterans potentially exposed to Agent Orange-contaminated aircraft in the post-Vietnam era. The decision by VA Secretary Bob McDonald could now benefit as many as 1,500 to 2,100 Air Force […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 2, 2015

In This Issue: 1. VA Programs for Veteran Families 2. Debt Relief for Corinthian Colleges Students 3. VA to Grant Benefits 4. Arkansas Purple Hearts Awarded 5. Neller Nominated to Lead Marine Corps 6. Tarawa Remains Recovered 7. Korean War MIA Identified   1. VA Programs for Veteran Families: A veteran’s family is vital to […]

Ladies Auxiliary Membership is Vital

If you are a wife, mother, sister, granddaughter, grandmother, or widow of a eligible Veterans, who’s service entitles them to membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and would like to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Please contact: Charlotte Jones 5665 Windy Meadows Fulton, Mo 65251 573-826-0453 charlottejones62@gmail.com submitted by Charlotte Jones Comrades, Do you […]