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Sixth Annual Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day Celebrates Service Men and Women (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) –Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce and military leaders from across the country will be gathering to honor men and women of our armed services at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia on Sunday, Aug. 16. A special salute to those who serve will be […]

“GI Jane” Women Veteran Event

Attention – It is time to make your reservations. “GI Jane ALIVE” Women Veteran Event April 17-18 Quality Inn 1612 N Providence Road Columbia, MO 65202 Guest Speaker is Sandra Tibbs April 17, 6-10pm Beach Party Music Pool Available Cash Bar April 18, 8am-4pm Vendors Break out Classes Free Lunch $15 for Guest Guest Speak […]

“GI Jane” Women Veteran Event

“GI Jane ALIVE” Women Veteran Event April 17-18 Quality Inn 1612 N Providence Road Columbia, MO 65202 April 17, 6-10pm Beach Party Music Pool Available Cash Bar April 18, 8am-4pm Vendors Break out Classes Free Lunch $15 for Guest Guest Speak Event RSVP by: Calling 573-808-0000 Or E-mail womenvets1@gmail.com Room Reservations Quality Inn 1612 N […]

New VFW Charter Reflects Today’s Military

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

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 […]

Women & War: VFW Is for All Vets

Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:09 p.m. Congress formally entered lame-duck status after Election Day, and it might be fair to ask how things post-Nov. 4 would be different from what occurred previously. After all, according to a recent tally by the congressional monitoring website […]

Remember Those Who Vote For War But Not The Warrior

VFW Election Day Advice     WASHINGTON — The House and Senate overwhelming passed an emergency funding package in late July to help the Department of Veterans Affairs overcome its nationwide crisis in care and confidence. H.R. 3230, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, was passed in the House by a vote of […]

Mo Women Veteran License Plate

Missouri’s Governor, Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 600 on July 3, 2014. This Bill will authorize all Missouri Women Veterans with a military discharge to apply for this license plate. The license plate should be available in a couple of months. Contact the Missouri Motor Vehicle Bureau in Jefferson City for more information.

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 1, 2014

In This Issue: 1. Congress Clears VA Access and Accountability Bill 2. Robert McDonald Confirmed as VA Secretary 3. Congress on Recess — Time to Speak Up for Veterans 1. Congress Clears VA Access and Accountability Bill: Before leaving town for the August recess, Congress cleared the VA Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. […]