Arlington at 150

vfw logo right Events designed to commemorate Arlington National Cemetery’s 150th anniversary   By Jennifer Lynch ANC Public Affairs Office   Arlington National Cemetery will host a series of events from May through June 2014 to honor the traditions, remember the sacrifice and explore the history of the cemetery as it commemorates 150 years as a national cemetery. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Women Veterans Retreat – coming soon

media she serves Women Veterans RetreatPast — Present — FutureApril 11-12, 2014Columbia, MO Join Fellow Women Vets at the American Legion Post 202,3669 Legion Lane, Columbia, MO—Friday: Registration begins at 6pm, Karaoke 7 -10pmRefreshments, fellowship and karaoke… Cash barSaturday: 10am-3pmRegistration begins at 10amPershing Rifle Team, Speakers, Door PrizesLunch is free for Veterans, $10 for GuestsRegister on line at: […]
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