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National Winners Announced- 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its selection of three teachers in its 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Each year, one teacher is selected from the elementary (K-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12) levels. Theresa Early, a fourth-grade special education teacher at Laurel Ridge […]

National World War I Museum and Memorial

Thursday, April 6th, will be the date that the National World War I Museum and Memorial, in Kansas City, MO is honored to host America’s national ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States’ entry into the Great War. This event takes place from 9am-12:30pm.  For ticket and further information, please view the following websites: […]

ATTENTION MISSOURI VIETNAM VETERANS!

In anticipation of the state’s annual Vietnam Veterans Day on March 30, Missouri House of Representatives members are encouraging veterans throughout the state to come forward to receive recognition for their service. As part of the annual celebration, Vietnam veterans will be honored at the State Capitol in the House Chamber by the Speaker of […]

Possible Phone Scam Targeting Veterans

Last week a Veteran called me and said he has been contacted about 30 times over the last month by someone asking for donations.  He donated once, but began to suspect the organization was not legit because of callers’ behavior.  (Repeated call-backs and hang-ups, etc.) I reported the Veteran’s concern to our police, and Sgt. […]

Veteran Resources from the State of Missouri

The official website of the State of Missouri now has a Veterans Resources Page.  There are many things of interest for/about our Missouri veterans available. Resources concerning Education, Employment, Living in Missouri, Health, VA Facilities, Cemeteries, etc.  Please take the time to visit and learn more about the many things available. Here is the link […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 16, 2016

In This Issue: Congress Passes Major Veterans Bill National Defense Authorization Act Clears Congress Military BAH Rates Set To Increase Army VSO/MSO Roundtable SECAF Holds Facebook Town Hall WWI Centennial Commission MIA Update Congress Passes Major Veterans Bill: This week Congress sent major veterans legislation to the president for his signature. H.R. 6416, the Jeff […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 15, 2016

1. Senate Hearing on Electronic Health Care Records 2. House Committee Holds TBI Hearing 3. Flurry of Activity as Congress Leaves for Long Recess 4. VFW and SVA Launch 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program 5. U.S. to Keep 8,400 Troops in Afghanistan 6. Korean War Armistice Commemoration 7. MIA Update 1. Senate Hearing on Electronic Health […]