All-State Presentations – Mo VFW – 2015

Barbara Simpson provided these photos of the ones receiving their “White Hats” as symbols of attaining “All-State” .  Comrade Simpson currently serves as the Dept of Mo PR Chairman.  Thank you to Comrade Simpson for sharing with us. Find more photos like this on My VFW WebCOM Individual copies of these pics can be obtained […]

MU to give discount to veterans

COLUMBIA — Beginning immediately, the University of Missouri Columbia campus will offer a 10 percent tuition break for military veterans and their dependents.  According to a press release, the award will reduce the amount of students’ base tuition and applies toward a maximum of 150 hours of undergraduate credit or 75 hours of graduate credit. […]

Gov. Nixon signs veterans/military members bills

Governor also discusses already-signed bills that will provide more than $33 million in improvements for Missouri’s seven veterans’ homes Cameron, MO Speaking at one of the state’s seven homes for military veterans, Gov. Jay Nixon today signed several bills that will help or honor Missouri military veterans and those Missourians currently serving in the armed forces. The […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 In This Issue: 1. House Hearing on VA’s Budget Shortfalls 2. VFW Testifies on Benefits and Cemetery Bills 3. Senate Hearing on Pending Health and Benefits Legislation 4. VFW Endorses Opioid Safety Bill 5. VA Nominations Confirmed 6. VFW Continues COLA Penalty Fight 7. VFW Praised at MIA Family Conference 8. New […]

National Home Trip

I’ve had someone calling me about the application today. Also put something on there about I need an application each person going on the trip, if a married couple, that share the same last name, I will except one application for both people. I would like to have written or e-mailed head count by the […]

Dept of MO Membership Alert

He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother.  We only need you to get 325 more paid members by the last day of June to be 100%. Let’s break the losing train and get to 100%. Posts need to help those veterans who need our assistance.  State wide there are more than 325 out there that need […]

CDR Cowan Travels

    Saturday, June 20, 2015 found Dept of Mo Commander Nancy Cowan at Cabool VFW Post 473 to attend the District 18 School of Instruction.     Above she is addressing the members about several issues. CDR Cowan was quite informative and a pleasure to listen to.  In the background are (sitting) Russell Olewinski, D18 Sr-Vice […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 19, 2015

In This Issue: 1. VA Expands Agent Orange Exposure Coverage 2. Senate Passes Defense Bill 3. VFW Participates in Congressional Roundtable 4.Seven MIAs Identified 1. VA Expands Agent Orange Exposure Coverage: VA Secretary Bob McDonald yesterday announced a new decision that could benefit as many as 1,500 to 2,100 Air Force and Air Force Reserve […]

Victoria Jacobs-Moore

    From the time that Victoria could understand what a Veteran was, she showed profound respect and admiration for the ones she knew and knew of.  Her frequent trips to Fort Riley and Big Red One Reunions with her folks provided the opportunity to interact with Veterans AND active duty soldiers.  She became an Auxiliary […]