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

Mo sign media 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 […]

“GOLD STATUS” NURSING HOME CARE

media flag in storm 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 […]

Bill Edwards Receives Award

CDR Chris for media Bill Edwards of VFW Post 7628 in Ozark, Mo was surprised when Mo VFW Commander Chris Johnston  presented him with an award from the National VFW Commander-in-Chief honoring him for 30 years as Quartermaster of Post 7628.  The presentation was made during the August meeting of Post 7628.

Veterans in the Classroom

patriotic art media 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 […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 12, 2016

duffy media 2 1. VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey 2. Visit the VFW Website 3. VFW to Host Facebook Chat on Vet Centers 4. V-J Day Commemoration 5. MIA Updates 1. VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey: There are 2.2 million service members and 21 million veterans. Including spouses, surviving parents and voting age children, the estimated military/veteran voting […]