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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 […]

New Service Officer Guides now available

    The thirty-fifth edition of the VFW Guide for Service Officers is now available.  Each and every Post Service Officer should have the latest edition if expected to do their job correctly.  The price is modest.  Get your Post Service Officer Guide by following this link – Service Officer Guide-2016 Make sure the Service Officer […]

Missouri may get new veterans home

A year after signing off on a $33 million improvement program for the state’s veterans’ homes, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is launching plans to build a new nursing home to address a growing waiting list of residents. The governor’s proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 calls for $500,000 to begin drawing up […]

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 […]

At VFW State Convention, Gov. Nixon signs bills helping veterans

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law three bills that will help provide funding for capital improvement projects around the state, including more than $33 million for repair and renovation projects at Missouri’s seven veterans’ homes. The Governor signed copies of House Bill 17, House Bill 18 and House Bill 19 as part of his address at the state convention of […]

Call to Action – by James Rippy

Subject: Information concerning the Veterans Homes Bonds Two bonding bills are at a crucial point in the Missouri State legislature.  Action is needed quickly if we are going to be getting authority to build a new veterans home this session or the near future. SCR 8, would authorize the issuing of $14.5 Million in bonds […]

Plans Call for Disabled Veterans Memorial

Plans are underway to make Union the location of the first disabled veterans memorial in the state, and one of two in the country. A city committee Monday agreed for Mark Vincent to resume solicitation of funds for the proposed memorial at Veterans Memorial Par The idea and planning for the memorial spans nearly 20 […]

Chipman pre-files house bill

By Aaron Hadlow, editor, ahadlow@leaderjournal.com Posted Dec. 31, 2014 @ 12:01 am It’s the first piece of legislation that’s been filed in representation of the constituents of the 120th District of the Missouri House of Representatives in more than a year. House Bill 179 was pre-filed on December 8 by Representative Elect Jason Chipman, who […]