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The winner’s of the 2017-18 Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Teacher’s awards for District 1 were announced by VOD/PP Chairman, John Krumpelmann.  The winner’s have been invited to attend the District meeting to be held in Princeton on January 13th, 2018. The Voice of Democracy winner’s are, 1st, Naomi G. McManus, Freedom Christian HS, […]
Author: dist1
Posted: December 14, 2017, 1:01 pm
Author: VFW MO
Posted: December 13, 2017, 9:46 pm
Veterans Day programs in which VFW Post 4398 participated began on Nov. 10th with a visit to Dear Elementary School in Richmond.  The members were introduced to Kindergarten and 1st graders.  Each member identified himself, his branch of service and where he served.  The students then sang a couple of songs for the veterans along […]
Author: post4398
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Normally, the Mtn Grove VFW conducts it’s various “Colors Ceremonies” on the Mtn Grove Public Square but since Veterans Day 2017 also fell on the monthly meeting date of the post it was decided to hold the ceremony at the post home.  The ceremony was held at 9:00 am and a free breakfast followed prior […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
The request to lead the 2017 Christmas Parade in Norwood, Mo was not received until 7:30 pm the evening prior to the parade that was held on November 18.  Another organization was scheduled to lead the parade but  the other organization called the sponsors and cancelled and the Mtn Grove VFW was hastily called upon.  […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Teacher of the Year Terry D. Prock 6-8 Skyline R-2 Ava, Mo. Submitted by VFW Post 3770 Mtn. Grove, Mo. 65711   Voice of Democracy (District pays 1st place only) 1st Place; Jacob W. Key 5993 Ava, Mo. 2nd Place; Madison J. Newton 1828 West Plains, Mo. 3rd Place; Knight Hrehor 5993 Ava, Mo.   […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Centralia VFW Post 6276 Held it’s November Meeting on 11/09/2017 with 9 Army, 3 Navy, 2 Air Force, and 2 Marines in attendence. Old Business: The Post Veteran’s Day service was held on November 11th at 1800 at the Baptist Church in Centralia.  Voice of Democracy and The Patriot Pen have been sent to District […]
Author: post6276
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Attached are some photos of part of our November activities with Comrades and Auxiliary. In addition to some funeral support, we have been busy remembering our Veterans and educating our youth. So far this month, Post 5993 has conducted Flag Disposal (Retirement) Ceremonies with both our local Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts and our local Girl Scouts. […]
Author: post5993
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Although the 2017 Veterans Day Parade was moved from Springfield, Mo to Willard, Mo and renamed the Green County Veterans Day Parade, VFW Post 3404 was proud to lead the parade and further participate.  The parade was one hour and ten minutes long and was very well attended with entries from the entire region.  The […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Veterans from VFW Post 6280, American Legion Post 99 and the American Volunteers service group came together at “Ron’s Race for a Reason” held at the Flat Nasty Off-road park in Jadwin, MO.   Ron, a decorated Vietnam helicopter pilot and owner of Flat Nasty was our host.  The race was promoted through social media, flyers […]
Author: post6280
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Decorating the Graves of the Unknowns at Christmas time is a project taken on by the 12th. District Veterans of Foreign Wars of the State of Missouri. The date for decorating is Saturday December 2, 2017. The meeting place is the Administration Building at Jefferson Barracks which is just inside the main gate at the […]
Author: dist12
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Warrensburg – William A. Carleton VFW Post 2513 hosts its annual Turkey Bingo fundraiser at 618 Lakeview Drive, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. Games are 25 cents each and 16 turkeys will be given to winners. Small cash prizes will also be given. The event raises money for veterans programs.  
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
The 2017 Voice of Democracy / Patriots Pen, and Smart Maher Citizenship Education Awards Presentation will be held at Overland / St Ann Post 3944 on 9 December  at 11:00am. Please make Timely RSVPs, and Posts, make certain you arrange for your Entrants’ Reservations.
Author: dist12
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Larry Nipper becomes the posts newest Military Honor Guard member. In this photo Larry Nipper receives his certificate of membership from Team Commander Lindel Barton.
Author: post6947
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Congratulations to all the Participants that submitted Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy entries to be judged by the Posts. The following are the results from the District Judging that took place on 18 November. Patriots Pen, there were a total of 41 to be judged: 1st – Abilene N. Lortz, sponsored by St. James […]
Author: dist2
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
The Norwood R-1 School District of Norwood, Mo held an assembly on the afternoon of November 10, 2017 to  observe Veterans Day by the entire school and guests from the community.  The slideshow below tells the story of the event.
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
We would like to extend a congratulations to all the were submitted to the District for Judging. The following teachers were selected as District 2 winners for the 2017 – 18 year: K-5, Ashley Angle, sponsored by Jefferson City Post 1003. 6-8, Theresa McCarty, Sponsored by Dixon Post 4238/. 9-12 Tom Emmel, sponsored by Jefferson […]
Author: dist2
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Post 3770 visits Skyline School each year and presents the Patriots Pen Awards during the school’s veterans day program.  The school works very well with the students and the members of the Mtn Grove VFW.  Terry Prock is a teacher at Skyline School and also a member of Post 3770.  He takes the initiative to […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
Mountain Grove Pubic Schools held a Veterans Day Celebration program on 10 November, 2017.  The Mtn Grove VFW was privileged to be involved in the program.  Sr-Vice CDR Dodds represented the post by awarding the Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy awards to the Mtn Grove students.  Due to the low number of entries in […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm

Argyle VFW Post 8045 would like to congratulate the winners of the 2017 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen at Fatima High School Osage R3 Westphalia, Mo

The Voice of Democracy:
Bridgette Veit 1st place
Claire Koenigsfeld 2nd place

Patriots Pen:
Emma Gregory 1st place
William Rhea 2nd place
Emily Mengwasser 3rd place

The winners of Patriot’s Pen from Holy Family Parish Freeburg, Mo

Jayce Tobin 1st place
Ava Berhorst 2nd place
Ava Stuecken 3rd place

Author: Argyle Post8045
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm