VFW Dept of Mo 100% Posts – 10-25-2015

nancy pin media     Congratulations to the following posts in the Department of Missouri, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States for attaining 100% in membership on this date of October 25, 2015. Post 6280, Salem, District 2 – 106.45% Post 5925, Lincoln, District 6 – 104.45% Post 5293, Joplin, District 7 – 103.84% Post 7158, Cameron, […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, October 23, 2015

VFW Jaimie B In This Issue: President Vetoes NDAA VA Primary Care Oversight Hearing Veterans Education Oversight Hearing House Holds OIG Report Hearing Two MIAs Recovered   President Vetoes NDAA: As expected, President Obama vetoed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Thursday because it kept sequestration in place and blocked his ability to close the U.S. […]

Mo VFW Gathers in St Louis For Meetings

nancy pic media Converging on St. Louis, VFW Members attended The Fall Council of Administration Meeting on 25-26 Sep 2015.   Commander Nancy Cowan held Commander’s Call on Friday evening which gave District Commanders an opportunity to talk about issues within their districts.  National Representative Past Commander in Chief Billy Thien was in attendance. Saturday morning found everyone […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, October 12, 2015

flag sun media In This Issue: 1. Senate Holds Legislative Hearing 2. House Hearing on Independent Assessment of VHA 3. “Meet Them in the District” Campaign a Huge Success 4. WWII Marine Identified   1. Senate Holds Legislative Hearing: On Tuesday, the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss pending health and benefits legislation. The VFW submitted […]

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder seeks nominations for 2015 Veterans Service Awards

Mo sign media JEFFERSON CITY – Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is seeking nominations for the 2015 Lieutenant Governor’s Veterans Service Award, created to recognize Missouri veterans who provide volunteer service to their communities. “Many of our state’s veterans, who selflessly served their nation, continue to serve their communities through volunteerism,” Kinder said. “This award provides an opportunity to […]

Senator expands oversight effort for Southwest Missouri veterans

media  flag and eagle U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill announced today the expansion of her “secret shopper” program to veterans served by the Veterans Administration in the Joplin and Springfield areas. The effort is designed to continue improvements to the quality of customer service at statewide VA facilities, and helps provide oversight and accountability for VA health care facilities. McCaskill […]

VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair for Veterans

VFW Logo Quality employment assistance remains a VFW priority KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is pleased to announce it will host a virtual career fair open exclusively to service members and veterans on October 21, 2015. The career fair will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT […]