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Veteran Resources from the State of Missouri

The official website of the State of Missouri now has a Veterans Resources Page.  There are many things of interest for/about our Missouri veterans available. Resources concerning Education, Employment, Living in Missouri, Health, VA Facilities, Cemeteries, etc.  Please take the time to visit and learn more about the many things available. Here is the link […]

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 […]

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 […]

VFW Mo Riders Memorial Weekend Ride – 2014

    The VFW Mo Riders once again held a Poker Run to benefit the Veterans Homes in Missouri during the extended Memorial Day weekend.  The ride is enjoyed by the riders and the residents of the homes.     Dept of Mo Jr-Vice Commander Nancy Cowan participated and Rayne rode along as well.  More pictures and […]

Eastern District Cooties BBQ

May 4, 2014, Pup Tents 5, 9, and 15 met at Mexico, MO, for a giant BBQ and Bingo for the resident veterans at the veterans home. Twenty-nine MOC & MOCA lousy cooties were there to share the fellowship and care for our heroes who call the veterans home their home. …many thanks to all […]