Category Archive: General

Jun 12

Help

Help I am John Burgess past District 6 Commander and I have been asked by the incoming commander Robert Hernandez to handle the district web presence.  Along with helping Post commanders with their Post Web presence.  I currently have a list developed of who is who posted on the District 6 web site.  Please review …

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Sep 25

Vote Alcohol Sales

Here is what the lawyers wrote up I guess we vote Yes????? Or No depending what you want? https://www.clayelections.com/ew_pages/PDF/2012CountyOrdinanceInitiative.pdf SOMEONE correct me If I am wrong? YES If you want Sunday sales of alcohol starting at 7 am to 2pm? NO if you want it to stay the way it is, 12 Noon to 12 …

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Apr 23

VFW Washington Weekly, April 20, 2012

In This Issue 1. Soldier to Receive Posthumous MoH 2. VFW Testifies on Disability Claims Process 3. VFW Testifies on VeteranIs’ Health Bills 4. House Subcommittee Clears Vets’ Bills 5. VOW Act Website Launched 6. Two Korean War MIAs Identified 1. Soldier to Receive Posthumous MoH: Army Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr., a rifleman …

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Mar 16

New VFW Promotional Video

The National Veterans of Foreign Wars has unveiled their first video in their new “No One Does More For Veterans” campaign. ¬†Click below to view it.

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Nov 23

What Does Super Committee Failure Mean to VFW?

 The congressional Super Committee has thrown in the towel and admitted they cannot reach a bipartisan agreement to cut a minimum of $1.2 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade.  Under the law passed this summer, mandatory cuts will now take place across all federal departments and agencies beginning January 2013.    Where …

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Nov 23

President Signs Veterans' Jobs Bill Into Law

The VFW joined President Barack Obama and leaders in veterans' advocacy at the White House yesterday [Monday] to sign the VOW to Hire Heroes Act into law. This comprehensive piece of veterans' jobs legislation passed both houses of Congress with unanimous bipartisan support before reaching the president's desk thanks in large part to the advocacy …

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Nov 09

Businesses Offering Big Savings to Veterans this Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, a 'thank you for your service' is being paid in the form of free meals and huge discounts from patriotic businesses across the country. VFW has compiled a list of some of the opportunities service members and veterans can take advantage of in honor of the upcoming holiday.   Please note: Most companies …

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Oct 25

VFW Foundation Announces 2011 Burger King" Unmet Needs Fundraiser

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation is proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, participating Burger King® Restaurants will be raising funds for the VFW’s Unmet Needs Program throughout the month of November through the annual Burger King® Unmet Needs Fundraiser. Over 1,200 Burger King® Restaurants have participated since 2007 and have raised …

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Oct 25

First Amendment Prevails at Houston VA National Cemetary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars today(Friday) declared victory in a Federal Lawsuit ( Rainey v VA) filed over allegations of religious hostility and unlawful censorship by the VA and its director of the Houston National Cemetery.  Federal District Judge Lynn N. Hughes signed a consent decree ordering the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to lift the …

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Sep 14

VA News Highlights

Several headlines from the Department of Veterans Affairs in recent days.  Click the links to read the full stories. Statement from Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki on the American Jobs Act – Shinseki comments on the proposed Act which includes support for veteran jobs. VA Announces Expansion of Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record – The …

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