Winners of the 2015 Veterans Health Administration Community Partnership Challenge.

vfw logo right The Interim Under Secretary for Health has announced the Winners of the 2015 Veterans Health Administration Community Partnership Challenge. Kansas City VA Medical Center’s “Veterans In Nursing Homes Evaluation of Devices” was selected as one of this year’s top three entries. Jim Rippy, Dept of Mo Veterans Service Officer Chairman  and Randall More of the […]

Program Changes for the 2015-2016 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year

VFW Logo The 2015-2016  Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award deadline dates have changed. Below are the new deadline dates for the program: February 15, 2016 – Teacher Nominations to the Post February 28, 2016 – Completion of Post Judging March 15, 2016 – Completion of District Judging March 30, 2016 – Completion […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 2, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Hearing on Medication Management 2. VFW Visits MIA Recovery Site in Vietnam 3. New Army National Guard Director Confirmed 4. Two Vietnam MIAs Identified 1. Hearing on Medication Management: On Monday, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a joint hearing […]

Kathy Lee’s Journey

Bell Media 1 Latest Update Kathy Lee starts Chemo this work to destroy her immune system before the Bone Marrow Transplant that is scheduled for April 7th. PLEASE PLEASE says some extra prayers for Kathy Lee especially this week as it will be a really rough week. They told her that the Chemo would make he so very […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, March 27, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at Choice Program Hearing 2. VFW Testifies on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization 3. VFW Testifies on Economic Opportunity Bills 4. VFW Participates in Steering Committee Roundtable 5. VA Expands Eligibility for Choice Program 6. Legislation on the Move 7. Bergdahl Charged With Desertion 8. Afghanistan Troop Level Remains […]

Memorial Day Ride – 2015

halfstaff for media VFW MISSOURI RIDERS Memorial Day (Weekend) Motorcycle Ride – Poker Run BENEFITING MISSOURI VETERANS HOMES MAY 23-25, 2015 The Missouri VFW Riders are hitting the roads of Missouri once again to raise money for our Veterans Homes. Donations are distributed between all 7 of the homes based on their poker hand at the end of […]