Veteran Resources from the State of Missouri

The official website of the State of Missouri now has a Veterans Resources Page.  There are many things of interest for/about our Missouri veterans available. Resources concerning Education, Employment, Living in Missouri, Health, VA Facilities, Cemeteries, etc.  Please take the time to visit and learn more about the many things available. Here is the link […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 16, 2016

In This Issue: Congress Passes Major Veterans Bill National Defense Authorization Act Clears Congress Military BAH Rates Set To Increase Army VSO/MSO Roundtable SECAF Holds Facebook Town Hall WWI Centennial Commission MIA Update Congress Passes Major Veterans Bill: This week Congress sent major veterans legislation to the president for his signature. H.R. 6416, the Jeff […]

Sport Clips Haircuts Donates Record $1 Million to VFW Help A Hero Scholarship Program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2016) – Sport Clips Haircuts made a record-breaking $1 million donation to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation today to support its Help A Hero<http://www.sportclips.com/promotions-partnerships/help-a-hero/help-a-hero> scholarships for U.S. service members and veterans. The funds were raised through Sport Clips’ clients and product partner donations, as well as its own […]

New VA Contact Information – a new phone number for better access

    The Veterans Administration launched 1-844-MyVA311 (1-844-698-2311) as a 24/7 one-stop information service platform for all VA services.     Veterans, families and caregivers who call MyVA311 can be connected to disability, pension, health care eligibility, enrollment, and burial benefits, the veterans crisis line, the homeless veterans helpline and to a self-service locator to find the […]

MIA Cpl Donald Matney’s Journey Home

The video is made up of clips of video and stills documenting Cpl Matney’s journey home on November 18, 2016.  He was escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders and the Missouri State Highway Patrol from St Louis, Mo to his hometown of Seymour, Mo and there to be buried beside his Mother.The video is just […]