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VFW, NRAEF Team Up to Host Hospitality-Focused Virtual Career Fair

Exclusive event allows service members, veterans and spouses to showcase talents KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 20, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) are teaming up on October 5, 2016, to provide career-seeking service members, veterans and their spouses the opportunity to connect with […]

Mo Veteran wants focus on MIAs

A local military veteran who serves as the VFW’s state POW/MIA chairman, is on a mission. He’s trying to get across to Missourians the importance and meaning behind POW/MIA Recognition Day which takes place at 5 p.m. Friday at the Veterans Memorial in Bismarck. “It’s gotten to the point where even some VFW members only […]

VFW: America Must Remember 9/11

WASHINGTON (Sept. 8, 2016) – As the 15th anniversary of the worst attack on American soil approaches, the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States wants everyone to remember that America is still at war against those responsible for killing nearly 3,000 innocents in New York City, the Pentagon, and […]

VA Awards $300 Million More in Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Flexible Grants Help Lower Rates of Veteran Homelessness in mid-Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income Veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent […]


As fewer private nursing home care, with V.A. contracts have all but vanished and care at Missouri Veteran must wait for 12 to 18 months for a bed, Veterans Nursing Home Care has become a problem at a time when Veterans can least afford it. For Missouri Veterans who have 70% or above service connected […]

Veterans in the Classroom

Get your Post involved in your local schools. Get together with members of your Post to brainstorm ways to participate. November is VFW’s “Veterans in the Classroom” month. Promoting citizenship education in schools is an important goal for VFW, and there are many programs you can plan and present in schools. Here are some suggested […]

Purple Heart Phone Scam

The Military Order of the Purple Heart is warning about a telephone scam being conducted in its name. Unknown individuals have been cold-calling people across the United States, often from 315-516-2512, and requesting donations for the upcoming presidential election. The callers say they’re doing so on behalf of MOPH and mention the name of the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 29, 2016

In This Issue: 1. VFW Elects First Desert Storm Vet as National Commander 2. VFW National HQ Gets New Leadership 3. Presidential Candidates Address VFW Convention 4. VA Applauds VFW Convention Panel on Women Veterans 5. NLS Holds Convention Workshop 6. VFW Panel Discusses Student Veteran Engagement 7. President Signs COLA Act of 2016 8. […]