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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 […]

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 […]

Veterans Day Greetings from the VA

This Veterans Day, we as a country take the time to honor every Veteran, from the men and women of the Greatest Generation to the soldiers recently returned from missions in the Middle East. Veterans all across the United States have served to keep their fellow citizens safe from harm, through times of war and […]

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder seeks nominations for 2015 Veterans Service Awards

JEFFERSON CITY – Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is seeking nominations for the 2015 Lieutenant Governor’s Veterans Service Award, created to recognize Missouri veterans who provide volunteer service to their communities. “Many of our state’s veterans, who selflessly served their nation, continue to serve their communities through volunteerism,” Kinder said. “This award provides an opportunity to […]

VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair for Veterans

Quality employment assistance remains a VFW priority KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is pleased to announce it will host a virtual career fair open exclusively to service members and veterans on October 21, 2015. The career fair will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT […]