Purple Heart Phone Scam

VFW Jaimie B The Military Order of the Purple Heart is warning about a telephone scam being conducted in its name. Unknown individuals have been cold-calling people across the United States, often from 315-516-2512, and requesting donations for the upcoming presidential election. The callers say they’re doing so on behalf of MOPH and mention the name of the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 5, 2016

duffy media 1 In This Issue: 1. VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings 2. Joint Commission’s VHA Special Focused Survey Project 3. New TRICARE Contracts 4. Veterans’ Preference Now Extends to Both Parents 5. New Federal Leave Benefit for Disabled Vets 6. Purple Heart Phone Scam 7. MIA Update   1. VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings: On […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 29, 2016

VFW Logo In This Issue: 1. VFW Elects First Desert Storm Vet as National Commander 2. VFW National HQ Gets New Leadership 3. Presidential Candidates Address VFW Convention 4. VA Applauds VFW Convention Panel on Women Veterans 5. NLS Holds Convention Workshop 6. VFW Panel Discusses Student Veteran Engagement 7. President Signs COLA Act of 2016 8. […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 22, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117th National Convention 2. Women Veterans Panel Discussion at Convention 3. VA Expands Health Care Eligibility for Camp Lejeune Veterans 4. VFW Life Member Receives Medal of Honor   1. VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117th National Convention: From July 23-27 several thousand VFW and Auxiliary […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 15, 2016

CIC 2015 media 1. Senate Hearing on Electronic Health Care Records 2. House Committee Holds TBI Hearing 3. Flurry of Activity as Congress Leaves for Long Recess 4. VFW and SVA Launch 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program 5. U.S. to Keep 8,400 Troops in Afghanistan 6. Korean War Armistice Commemoration 7. MIA Update 1. Senate Hearing on Electronic Health […]

CDR Johnston Travels to Morgan County Post 5178

Chris and Harry media Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) District 2 Commander Paul Ziegler, from left, VFW Post 5178 Quartermaster Marilynn Archuleta, VFW Post 5178 Post Commander Ken Knokes, and 2016-2017 State Commander Chris Johnston celebrate the VFW Post 5178 50th Anniversary Monday, July 11 at the post in Gravois Mills. The post had a dinner with an anniversary […]