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State Convention Overflow Hotel

    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

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

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 vfw.org security platforms had been breached and a malicious code was installed within the VFW website. This code would allow a malware download to those vfw.org visitors using Internet Explorer 9 or 10. VFW immediately identified the issue and is currently working with federal law enforcement […]