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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help Bring MIA Tom Wolfe Home

Tom Wolfe Memorial Post 4207 in Monett, Mo hosted a public event this morning.  The daughter of Tom Wolfe gave a presentation regarding the remains of her father, our namesake, Tom Wolfe.  His remains are in Laos in a common grave.  He was an Air Force pilot who was shot down during a recon mission […]

‘The Moving Wall’ will visit Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY — For the first time in a decade, Missouri veterans and their families will be able to touch “The Moving Wall,” a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Jefferson City Veterans Council will sponsor the replica’s return to the Missouri State Capitol’s south lawn from Sept. 24-28. The […]