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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. […]

June 2016 VFW Fact Sheet

The information that is stated on this fact sheet is gathered by the Posts and Auxiliaries properly reporting all they do in the communities.  This is why it is important that all the good things that VFW Post/Auxiliaries do is reported.  Make sure your local VFW is doing this vital reporting.   Each Department, District […]

New Missouri law helps military members with college tuition

Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill Monday that included two measures that would make college more affordable for military students.  The bill gave Missouri National Guard and military reserve members in-state or in-district residency for tuition purposes, depending on whether the student was going to a public university or community college. It also tweaked the […]

New Service Officer Guides now available

    The thirty-fifth edition of the VFW Guide for Service Officers is now available.  Each and every Post Service Officer should have the latest edition if expected to do their job correctly.  The price is modest.  Get your Post Service Officer Guide by following this link – Service Officer Guide-2016 Make sure the Service Officer […]