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Successful Yellow Ribbon Event

    Past State Commanders Chris Bell and Bob Wonnell volunteered their time to welcome home over 150 Missouri National Guard members during a Yellow Ribbon Welcome Home event in Kansas City, Missouri on February 3rd and 4th.  Several new members of the VFW were signed up as well as a few renewals.  The two VFW […]

Stand For The Flag/Anthem

Post 4680 Caruthersville Overpass on I-55 between Hayti and Caruthersville (Hwy 412 and I-55)…Olin Parks (Past Mo VFW CDR), Post 4680 (Caruthersville) Post 2426 Desloge & Post 6883 Bonne Terre Post 2426 Desloge & Post 6883 Bonne Terre worked together and took a stand for our Flag, Country & Anthem. Picture taken 21 Oct on […]

Recruiter Training – All members welcome

The Department Recruiting/Retention, VSIO Referral School is scheduled for August 26-27, 2017 from 1000-1900 hrs on Sat and 0800-1600 on Sun. The training will be held at VFW Post 5923, Hwy 5, Camdenton, Missouri. Reservations can be made at the Sleep Inn, Hwy 54, Camdendon, MO (a continental breakfast is provided by the hotel (located […]

Possible Phone Scam Targeting Veterans

Last week a Veteran called me and said he has been contacted about 30 times over the last month by someone asking for donations.  He donated once, but began to suspect the organization was not legit because of callers’ behavior.  (Repeated call-backs and hang-ups, etc.) I reported the Veteran’s concern to our police, and Sgt. […]