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Dept of Mo Lays Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Part of the privilege of attending the Washington Conference is the opportunity to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  Today, February 26, 2017, Dept of Mo Commander Chris Johnston and Legislative Chairman Dewey Rheim got to participate in laying a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  Sr-Vice CDR Ruben Armenta was kind […]

U.S. Forest Service Hosts Online Hiring Event for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, December 16-20, 201

 DATE-LOCATION-The Forest Service is excited to hire excepted service eligible applicants, such as Veterans and persons with disabilities (Schedule A). Applications will be accepted on www.usajobs.gov, December 16 – 20, 2016. Positions include: Frestry Technicians (GS-5) Engineering Technicians (GS-5) and Visitor Information Assistants (GS-5). Jobs are available throughout the United States. Requirements US Citizenship High […]

Veteran Resources from the State of Missouri

The official website of the State of Missouri now has a Veterans Resources Page.  There are many things of interest for/about our Missouri veterans available. Resources concerning Education, Employment, Living in Missouri, Health, VA Facilities, Cemeteries, etc.  Please take the time to visit and learn more about the many things available. Here is the link […]

New VA Contact Information – a new phone number for better access

    The Veterans Administration launched 1-844-MyVA311 (1-844-698-2311) as a 24/7 one-stop information service platform for all VA services.     Veterans, families and caregivers who call MyVA311 can be connected to disability, pension, health care eligibility, enrollment, and burial benefits, the veterans crisis line, the homeless veterans helpline and to a self-service locator to find the […]

MIA Cpl Donald Matney’s Journey Home

The video is made up of clips of video and stills documenting Cpl Matney’s journey home on November 18, 2016.  He was escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders and the Missouri State Highway Patrol from St Louis, Mo to his hometown of Seymour, Mo and there to be buried beside his Mother.The video is just […]

Seeking Posts named after World War One veterans

From National Headquarters: Comrades: The VFW is all aboard the World War One Centennial Commission’s effort to salute our nation’s involvement.  The national commission has individual state commissioners who would like to get involved with VFW Posts who were named after WWI vets, such as VFW Post 3035 in Delphos, Ohio, which is named after […]