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VFW Strongly Opposes New Tax on Troops

‘Congress must stop nickeling and diming our service members and veterans!’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 18, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is strongly opposed to a congressional proposal to reinstate GI Bill enrollment fees on service members. Prior to 2009, troops had the option of paying into the Montgomery GI […]

U.S. Forest Service Hosts Online Hiring Event for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, December 16-20, 201

 DATE-LOCATION-The Forest Service is excited to hire excepted service eligible applicants, such as Veterans and persons with disabilities (Schedule A). Applications will be accepted on www.usajobs.gov, December 16 – 20, 2016. Positions include: Frestry Technicians (GS-5) Engineering Technicians (GS-5) and Visitor Information Assistants (GS-5). Jobs are available throughout the United States. Requirements US Citizenship High […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mo VFW Members Receive Award

Jim Rippy, Dennis Sweet,  & Russell Olewinski were presented the Veterans Volunteer Service awards by Lt. Governor Peter Kinder on March 1, 2016 in a ceremony at the state capitol Follow this link to a story about the award – http://ltgov.mo.gov/veterans/verteran-service-awards/ Follow this link to another story about the event – http://www.kplctv.com/story/31379563/mo-lt-gov-peter-kinder-presents-veterans-service-award-to-four-from-se-missouri

Truman VA hosts Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show

Local veterans are encouraged to enter artwork for public display March 7 at the Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. The Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show will feature paintings, drawings and other fine art, along with ceramics, leatherwork, needlework and craft kits, including string art and wood building, according to a news release. Local artists will judge the […]