Category Archive: General

Dec 07

Remember Pearl Harbor Day

Each year on December 7 we recall an event that changed the course of history and the destiny of civilization. Nearly 70 years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor awoke a sleeping giant, and with it, produced what has been called the "greatest generation." That day of infamy produced many U.S. casualties: 3,500 dead or …

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Nov 29

Warning to Veterans

(via VFW.org) The following has been forwarded by Kevin Secor, VSO Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. November 29, 2010                An organization called Veterans Affairs Services (VAS) is providing benefit and general information on VA and gathering personal information on veterans. This organization is not affiliated with VA in …

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Nov 11

VFW National Home Children Thank Veterans on Veterans Day

Children from the VFW National Home for Children extend their thanks to our nation’s veterans on this Veterans Day 2010.   The VFW WebCOM Network team would also like to extend a heartfelt Thank You as we honor all veterans, past and present, today.

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Nov 08

VFW Washington Weekly – November 5, 2010

In This Issue: 1. Election 2010 Results 2. New Compensation Payments Begin 3. Retroactive Stop-Loss Pay Going Unclaimed 4. IB Releases Critical Issues 5. Help Burger King Support Unmet Needs Program 1. Election 2010 Results: Significant changes are coming to the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees, as a number of military and veteran …

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Oct 28

Sign VFW's Welcome Home Register

Let our newest Veterans Know You Care Veterans Day is November 11, 2010. This fall, more than 100,000 heroes are returning from Iraq, and VFW needs you to help welcome them home! Please sign the Welcome Home Register today. We're collecting signatures to present to our newest veterans across the country. Be among the first …

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Oct 18

VFW National Commander Moves for Dissolution of Political Action Committee

I have reviewed the Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors' response to our request to rescind this year's Congressional endorsements.  I disagree with their assessment. It is now evident to most of the VFW leadership, both National and especially the departments, that the VFW has been subjected to extreme negative publicity throughout the nation, …

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Oct 15

2009-2010 Year in Review

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Oct 12

VFW Leadership at Odds with VFW-PAC

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 8, 2010 – The national line officers of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) are at odds with the VFW Political Action Committee (PAC), calling the methodology process used by the PAC "seriously flawed at best this year and in immediate need of extensive review," in the wake of the recent congressional …

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Oct 01

VFW Washington Weekly – October 1, 2010

In This Issue: 1. No COLA for 2011 2. CR Passes as Congress Recesses 3. Stop-Loss Payments Extended 4. VA Adds 9 Gulf War Presumptions 5. GAO Investigates Long-Term Neglect 6. Veterans Benefits Package Passes Senate 7. Two WWII MIA's Identified 1. No COLA for 2011: VFW has been made aware of a document going …

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Sep 29

VFW Day 2010

Each year on September 29th VFW Day is celebrated at Posts and in communities around the world. It's a day devoted to the organization and its dedicated members who are so deeply committed to serving those who bravely serve this nation. This year marks the 111th year since the VFW was established. On this date …

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