Mo VFW in Washington DC – March 2014

T Mundell media       Missouri Representatives attended the National Legislative Conference in Washington. DC March 3 to March 6.  During that time visits were made to the offices of the elected congress members from Missouri.  Priority items of legislative interest discussed were Sequestration and the impact it was having or would have on the Military and VA […]

VFW Washington Weekly, March 14, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue:1. House /Senate Discuss VA 2015 Budget2. MST Bill Clears Senate3. Military Family Survey Ends this Weekend4. Two MIA Soldiers Identified 1. House/Senate Discuss VA 2015 Budget: This week, the House and Senate VA Committees held hearings on VA’s proposed FY 2015 budget. During the Senate hearing, Secretary Shinseki testified that the budget […]

Pup Tent 17 Meeting

VFW Jaimie B     Pup Tent 17, Missouri Order of the Cootie, met on the 2nd Sunday at Post 5606, Kansas City (real close to Stoud’s) for their regular monthly meeting.  The post is located just off I-35 and North Brighton – then turn off on Vivian Road.  Physical address of the post is:  5406 NE Oak Ridge […]

Membership % – Ranked by District

media flags Congratulations to District 9 for being the first District to attain 100% for the 2013-3014 membership year.   District 9 – 100.05% District 14 – 97.18% District 12 – 95.49% District 1 – 94.57% District 6 – 94.20% District 17 – 93.57% District 2 – 93.36% District 5 – 93.16% District 7 – 92.88% District […]

Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits

MAVO media JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans’ nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs. Underlying the concern is an uncertainty over whether the shortfall […]

Veterans Rally in Jefferson City

media flags     Start planning now to have a presence at the Veterans Rally at the Capitol on April 9 at 12:00 noon. If we are to get general Revenue funding for the Veterans Homes we must have a strong support of all our Post. We need $25,000,000 in the GR Budget to fund the Veterans Commission […]

VFW Washington Weekly, March 7, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue:1. VFW Advocates Take Message to Hill2. Defense Budget Hits Troops Hard3. VA Budget Released4. VA to Cover Full Semester for VRAP Students5. Take the Military Family Survey6. Korean War MIA Identified 1. VFW Advocates Take Message to Hill: As part of our March National Legislative Conference over 400 VFW leaders took to […]

VFW Washington Weekly, February 28, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue:1. VFW Legislative Conference Update2. Senate Fails to Pass Comprehensive Vets Bill3. VFW Rallies for Advance Funding4. Senate Discusses Sexual Assault — VA/DOD Services5. House Discusses VR&E Program6. House VA Committee Holds Health Care Oversight Hearing7. President to Award 24 Medals of Honor8. Veterans Crisis Line Info 1. VFW Washington Conference Begins: More […]

Records Retention for IRS audits

VFW Logo      All posts should review Page 87 & 88 in Post Commander & Post Quartermaster handbook for explicit instructions on how long to maintain records. We have had some posts audited lately that have been questioned about their membership records. From what I understand this is a 3-tier hurdle: first, youare asked to produce membership […]
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