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Women Veterans Retreat – coming soon

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: […]

Membership % – Ranked by District

Congratulations to District 9 for being the first District to attain 100% for the 2013-3014 membership year.   District 9 – 100.05% District 14 – 97.18% District 12 – 95.49% District 1 – 94.57% District 6 – 94.20% District 17 – 93.57% District 2 – 93.36% District 5 – 93.16% District 7 – 92.88% District […]

Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans’ nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs. Underlying the concern is an uncertainty over whether the shortfall […]

Veterans Rally in Jefferson City

    Start planning now to have a presence at the Veterans Rally at the Capitol on April 9 at 12:00 noon. If we are to get general Revenue funding for the Veterans Homes we must have a strong support of all our Post. We need $25,000,000 in the GR Budget to fund the Veterans Commission […]

VFW Addresses Cyber Attack

On February 12, VFW National Headquarters received notification that security platforms had been breached and a malicious code was installed within the VFW website. This code would allow a malware download to those visitors using Internet Explorer 9 or 10. VFW immediately identified the issue and is currently working with federal law enforcement […]

MAVO Update 2/9/2014

NEW:  MAVO will sponsor a Rally in lieu of our next MAVO Meeting on April 9, 2014.  The rally is scheduled for Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in the Capitol rotunda at 12:00 Noon.  Please plan to attend and support MAVO in pushing for additional revenue for the Missouri Veterans Commission.  A MAVO draft resolution is […]

MAVO/Legislative MIxer

    MAVO annually sponsors a “Legislative Mixer” where veterans and our elected officials can visit informally and share interests and concerns….although we hope all legislators would attend, many had other pressing matters and preplanned appointments……The VFW was again well represented at this function to advance our alliance with supportive legislators and staff personnel….this event was […]