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 […]

VFW Washington Weekly, February 21, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue:1. Comprehensive Veterans Bill Needs Your Help2. Advocates Needed for Advance Appropriations Push3. Military Compensation Commission Update4. More Secure VA ID Cards Coming5. SSA to Expedite Disability Process for Veterans6. VFW Joins Bush Summit on Empowering Veterans7. Tricare Pharmacy Update8. Military Family Survey 1. Comprehensive Veterans’ Bill Needs Your Help: VFW-supported legislation, the […]

Dept Chaplain Myers Visits District 18

flags 4 feature     Department of Mo Chaplain Dan Myers had the opportunity to visit District 18′s quarterly meeting.  Above he is shown with District 18 Commander Ed Hawley. The meeting was held on February 15, 2014 at Post 3770 of Mountain Grove, Mo and started promptly at 10:00 a.m.  A complete story with lots of photos can […]
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