Category Archive: General

Mar 16

GWOT Purple Heart Veterans: Win a Free Trip to Daytona

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2008–Win a Free Trip to the Daytona International Speedway Pepsi 400 through VFW’s Kahle Fund Trip for Iraq and Afghanistan Purple Heart recipients. If you received a Purple Heart for wounds sustained in Iraq or Afghanistan, you could be one of eight veterans to win VFW’s trip to the Daytona …

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Mar 16

VFW Washington Weekly, March 14, 2008

In This Issue: 1. VA Budget Update 2. VFW Testifies before Appropriations Subcommittee 3. House VA Committee Hearings 4. Senate Hearing on Caring for Families of Wounded Warriors 5. CENTCOM Commander Resigns 6. FY09 Defense Budget Resolution 1. VA Budget Update: The House and Senate have both approved their respective versions of the FY09 federal …

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Mar 13

Happening Now! Live Resolve to Win March

The Resolve to Win march is in Day 13.  Eagles Up! is streaming live video from the march for the next hour today.  Stop in and catch the march live as it happens by clicking here.

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Mar 11

Video: Teacher of the Year Awards and Legislative Wrap-Up

You can see all other remaining videos from the 2008 Washington Legislative Conference by clicking here.

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Mar 11

VFW Supports Honorary Citizenship for American Revolution Hero

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2008–The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has endorsed legislation to bestow the honorary title of U.S. Citizen to a Revolutionary War hero who died of wounds sustained in battle in 1779. In a letter dated March 4, 2008, to the chairman and ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, VFW …

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Mar 10

Video: National Patriots Pen Winner

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Mar 10

Video: National Voice of Democracy Winner

All Department Voice of Democracy winners also visited the White House and posed with First Lady Laura Bush.

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Mar 08

VFW Washington Weekly – March 7, 2008

In This Issue: 1. VFW Commander-in-Chief Testifies Before VA Committees 2. VFW Members Storm the Hill 3. Veterans Disarmament Bill Doesn't Exist 4. GI Bill Update 3. Veterans Disarmament Bill Doesn't Exist: An allegation is being passed around the Internet that a new law the President signed in January would deny veterans diagnosed with PTSD …

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Mar 08

Last WW I Vet Honored

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Mar 08

VFW Backs Udall's Bataan Gold Medal Bill

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2008–The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), an organization 2.3 million members strong, has endorsed legislation authored by U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., to bestow Bataan Death March veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal. "The coalescing support around this long-overdue tribute to the veterans who endured unimaginable hardships in …

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