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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 […]

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. […]

VFW, NRAEF Team Up to Host Hospitality-Focused Virtual Career Fair

Exclusive event allows service members, veterans and spouses to showcase talents KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 20, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) are teaming up on October 5, 2016, to provide career-seeking service members, veterans and their spouses the opportunity to connect with […]

Missouri National Guard to add about 400 jobs in state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri National Guard is planning to add about 400 full- and part-time military police and transportation jobs across the state. A new transportation battalion with 48 soldiers will be split between Fredericktown and Farmington, with another transportation company of 164 soldiers split between Bridgeton and Columbia, the guard said […]

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 […]

MAVO – Veterans Day at the Capitol

“VETERANS  DAY  AT  THE  CAPITOL” Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations MAVO  LEGISLATIVE DAYS 26 January 2015, Monday 10:00 am – Missouri Veterans Commission Meeting 1st Floor State Board of Edu. Room Jefferson State Office Building, Jefferson City, MO 1:30 pm, Missouri Association of Veterans Organization (MAVO) Meeting, Room 400 Truman Office Building, Jefferson City, MO […]