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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. […]

MIA Cpl Donald Matney’s Journey Home

The video is made up of clips of video and stills documenting Cpl Matney’s journey home on November 18, 2016.  He was escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders and the Missouri State Highway Patrol from St Louis, Mo to his hometown of Seymour, Mo and there to be buried beside his Mother.The video is just […]

Yellow Ribbon in KC

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 Past Missouri VFW State Commanders, Bob Wonnell and Nancy Cowan and Depart of Missouri State Surgeon, Lance Kellogg presented the VFW story to over 200 deploying Army Reserve troops at a Yellow Ribbon in Kansas City, MO.  These soldiers are deploying soon to a location where they will receive “imminent […]

VA Awards $300 Million More in Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Flexible Grants Help Lower Rates of Veteran Homelessness in mid-Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income Veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent […]

Bill Edwards Receives Award

Bill Edwards of VFW Post 7628 in Ozark, Mo was surprised when Mo VFW Commander Chris Johnston  presented him with an award from the National VFW Commander-in-Chief honoring him for 30 years as Quartermaster of Post 7628.  The presentation was made during the August meeting of Post 7628.