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June 2016 VFW Fact Sheet

VFW Jaimie B The information that is stated on this fact sheet is gathered by the Posts and Auxiliaries properly reporting all they do in the communities.  This is why it is important that all the good things that VFW Post/Auxiliaries do is reported.  Make sure your local VFW is doing this vital reporting.   Each Department, District […]

New Missouri law helps military members with college tuition

Mo sign media Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill Monday that included two measures that would make college more affordable for military students.  The bill gave Missouri National Guard and military reserve members in-state or in-district residency for tuition purposes, depending on whether the student was going to a public university or community college. It also tweaked the […]

New Service Officer Guides now available

VFW Jaimie B     The thirty-fifth edition of the VFW Guide for Service Officers is now available.  Each and every Post Service Officer should have the latest edition if expected to do their job correctly.  The price is modest.  Get your Post Service Officer Guide by following this link – Service Officer Guide-2016 Make sure the Service Officer […]

Mo VFW Jr-Vice CDR Armenta Travels to Kirksville

tri flags media Dept of Mo VFW Jr-Vice Commander  Ruben Armenta traveled to VFW Post 2508 in Kirksville MO to present the posts 50 year citation. Pictured is Jr-Vice CDR Armenta with  Post 2508 CDR Sam Berendzen accepting the award. Attendance included 2 charter members, post members, auxiliary and members of the community, a post open house commemorating […]

OPINION: Young Veteran, Why Don’t You Care?

VFW Jaimie B By Keith Lucas A disturbing trend is showing younger military veterans falling away from Veteran Service Organizations. It’s time to address this issue at the local level. I recently read an article “Why are the younger Veterans avoiding the Veteran Service Organizations (VSO),” written by Les Davis, a National Recruiter for AMVETS. Before I get […]

Jesse Reynolds, Missouri’s Oldest Living Pearl Harbor Survivor, Turns 100

Mo sign media Larry Brune from District 1 has put together a real good story about Jesse Reynolds 100th birthday with several photos.  He also provided a link to  a video interview with Jesse Reynolds.  I thought that you would like to learn his story. District 1 article – http://myvfw.org/mo/dist1/dist1/birthday-celebrations-for-jesse/ Article on Flatland Digital Magazine – http://www.flatlandkc.org/people-places/missouris-oldest-living-pearl-harbor-survivor/