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 […]

VFW Washington Weekly, February 14, 2014

VFW Logo In This Issue:1. COLA Penalty Removed for Most2. Benefits Fights Not Over3. VFW Joins Panel on Veterans’ Education 1. COLA Penalty Removed for Most: Thanks in large part to VFW’s grassroots advocates for bombarding their congressional offices with tens of thousands of phone calls and e-mails, Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation this week to eliminate the […]

VFW Addresses Cyber Attack

vfw logo right On February 12, VFW National Headquarters received notification that vfw.org security platforms had been breached and a malicious code was installed within the VFW website. This code would allow a malware download to those vfw.org visitors using Internet Explorer 9 or 10. VFW immediately identified the issue and is currently working with federal law enforcement […]

70th Anniversary of D-Day

logo left upper corner Attention Operation OVERLORD veterans visiting Normandy for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day: The US Embassy in Paris has been advised that the French Government plans to provide support to veterans who participated in Operation OVERLORD in June 1944 and would like to attend the June 2014 70th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. The French […]


vfw logo right Post Commander Larry Box of Post #4926, Keyesville, MO lost his home and all belonging on Feb 4. 2014 due to a fire. Larry has insurance but this takes time, District 1 is continuing to help Larry during this difficult time. “Veterans helping Veterans” is what we are all about and why every Post has a […]
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