WWI Veterans Coin passes Senate

Bell Media 2 Missouri Senator Roy Blunt is celebrating progress on an honor for World War I veterans. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the “World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act” , and the bill goes to the president’s desk to be signed into law. The Blunt-led effort would establish a World War I American Veterans […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 5, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Attack on Pearl Harbor Remembrance 2. Carter Nominated as New SECDEF 3. Caregiver Expansion Hearing Held 4. New Military Sexual Assault Report Released 5. Expansion of VA’s MST Program 6. No Copayments for Mental Health Peer Support Services 7. Two Korean War MIAs Identified   1. Attack on Pearl Harbor Remembrance: […]

Grand opening slated for military museum

Mo sign media Visitors will pass by a fighter jet and yesteryear tanks to enter the Museum of Missouri Military History after its Dec. 7 grand opening at a new location. They will walk into the shared lobby with the Patriot Center, the first right after entering the Ike Skelton Training Site, before being greeted at the visitor […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, November 26, 2014

vfw logo right 1. Happy Thanksgiving! 2. VFW-SVA Fellowship Reminder 3. VA Choice Program Update 4. Eight Mission WWII Airmen Identified   1. Happy Thanksgiving!: This Thanksgiving, we are all thankful for those who have served in our armed forces, past and present. When you gather this Thanksgiving, be sure to remember the men and women in uniform […]

New VFW Charter Reflects Today’s Military

Stroud c VFW thankful for unanimous support from Congress November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON  — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is thanking the 113th Congress for their unanimous support this week to approve a change to the VFW’s congressional charter that was signed 78 years ago by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when the military […]

MISSOURI VETERANS JOIN FIGHT TO REFORM & EXPAND MEDICAID

MAVO media Submitted by Dewey Riehn, Dept of Mo Legislative Chairman * JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, Missouri veterans joined the fight to reform and expand Medicaid to help the thousands of Missouri’s heroes and their families without access to healthcare. The Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations (MAVO), veterans and their families, joined former U.S. Senator and […]