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National Eisenhower Memorial is Endorsed by the VFW

CIC 2015 media At the recent annual convention, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) passed a resolution in support of the National Eisenhower Memorial, which will be constructed adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, DC. The resolution calls on Congress to provide funding for the memorial. Furthermore, the resolution encourages VFW members lend […]

VFW Action Alert: Military Compensation and Retirement

media  flag and eagle 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 […]

Gov. Nixon signs veterans/military members bills

Mo sign media Governor also discusses already-signed bills that will provide more than $33 million in improvements for Missouri’s seven veterans’ homes Cameron, MO Speaking at one of the state’s seven homes for military veterans, Gov. Jay Nixon today signed several bills that will help or honor Missouri military veterans and those Missourians currently serving in the armed forces. The […]

National Home Trip

vfw logo right I’ve had someone calling me about the application today. Also put something on there about I need an application each person going on the trip, if a married couple, that share the same last name, I will except one application for both people. I would like to have written or e-mailed head count by the […]

Dept of MO Membership Alert

Mo sign media He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother.  We only need you to get 325 more paid members by the last day of June to be 100%. Let’s break the losing train and get to 100%. Posts need to help those veterans who need our assistance.  State wide there are more than 325 out there that need […]

At VFW State Convention, Gov. Nixon signs bills helping veterans

nancy pic media Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law three bills that will help provide funding for capital improvement projects around the state, including more than $33 million for repair and renovation projects at Missouri’s seven veterans’ homes. The Governor signed copies of House Bill 17, House Bill 18 and House Bill 19 as part of his address at the state convention of […]

Dept of Mo Chaplain News

Deb H Media     Have you visited our “Chaplains Corner” lately???   Have you alerted your Post/District Chaplain of it’s existence???  Please take the time to spread the word about this website.  Chaplain Halter has worked hard on this site and it is full of much information for Chaplains.  The prayers for different events are all listed and easily […]

Toby Keith & VFW Team Up to Support Veterans

vfw logo right NASHVILLE, TN – Singer, songwriter and entertainer Toby Keith has two deep and abiding interests aside from music: giving back to those who fight for our freedom and premium Mexican liquor. Therefore, in yet another meaningful display of support for America’s veterans, Keith has announced that he will join with the Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

President signs VFW federal charter into law

Bell e The president signed the Veterans of Foreign War’s new charter into law. The two requested changes, replacing men with veterans and widows with surviving spouses, was prompted by Resolution 301 passed at the VFW’s 115th National Convention in July, and supported by two companion bills introduced by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) […]