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In This Issue: 1. VFW Continues Opposition to Proposed Cuts to IU 2. VA in Critical Condition but Improving 3. White House Hotline Opens 4. VFW Discusses Veteran Homelessness 5. NRAEF, VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair 6. Defense Health Agency Working Group 7. Battle of Midway Commemoration 8. Reading of Names at The Wall […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: June 3, 2017, 2:27 pm
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Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 31, 2017, 2:58 pm
1. FY 2018 Budget Request for Veterans Affairs 2. FY 2018 Budget Request for Defense 3. Memorial Day 2017 4. VFW Base Visit 5. Veterans Legislation Clears the House and Senate 6. VFW Attends VA IT Roundtable 7. House VA Budget Hearing 8. VA Financial Management Hearing 9. MIA Update 1. FY 2018 Budget Request […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 31, 2017, 12:00 pm
VFW Post 4398 observed the 2017 Memorial Day weekend by handing out Buddy Poppy’s on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 on the city square.  The member’s that handed out Poppy’s were Cdr. Larry Brune, David Klaassen, James Rippy, Bill Cain, Charles Caldwell, Patricia Fields, Donald Louks and James Edens.  On Memorial Day, May 29th, 2017, VFW […]
Author: post4398
Posted: May 29, 2017, 9:51 pm
Saturday, May 13th was the day for the School of Instruction for incoming Dept of Mo Officers (Line Officers, District Commanders & Chairmen).  It was held at the post of incoming Dept CDR Ruben Armenta, St James VFW Post 5608 in District 2.  The photos below are various pictures of the event.
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:14 pm
Go Fas Racing to Honor Marine Cpl. Riley E. Baker During Coca-Cola 600 Go Fas Racing is very honored to announce that Cpl. Riley Baker will be represented on the No.32 Cosmo Motors Ford Fusion during the Coca-Cola 600 race at Charlotte this weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as part of the NASCAR Salutes […]
Author: post5468
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:02 am
The post lost a long time honors team member last week.  Alfred (Al) Karl passed a way after a short illness   Al had completed  over 2000 funerals, with the Honor Guard.  He was a life member of the post having joined in 1996.  Betty and Al had a place in Texas and spent the winters […]
Author: post10906
Posted: May 23, 2017, 5:58 pm
Mr. Jeffrey Benes, Antioch Middle School, the post middle school entry to District 3, won there and was further selected as the State representative to National where he was selected the National VFW Middle School Teacher of the Year.  Mr. Benes will be going to the National Convention in New Orleans in July, to receive […]
Author: post10906
Posted: May 23, 2017, 5:58 pm
The post was well represented on the May  18  Honor Flight, Max Hawkins, Jim Holland, Joe Liles, Paul Mc Garvey and Loy Perkins made the flight.  They had to be at the airport at 4:00 a..m. and departed at approximately 5:15, they had a very fast flight ,, lasting only 1 hour and 38 minutes […]
Author: post10906
Posted: May 23, 2017, 5:58 pm
Post 3770 member Terry Prock is a teacher at Skyline School south of Norwood in Douglas County, Mo.  Skyline sits many miles away from any city that has a Loyalty Day Parade but Prock wanted his students to learn about Loyalty Day.  He searched online for videos of Loyalty Day Parades and some were found […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:40 am
Recently the Mtn Grove VFW presented a new POW/MIA flag to the Skyline K thru 8 School in Douglas County, Mo.  The older students prepared these ‘Thank You’ cards and sent them to the post.  The cards were laid out for the members to read during the meeting of May 13th.
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: May 20, 2017, 5:25 pm
In This Issue: 1. Supreme Court Decision in Military Divorce Settlements 2. Senate Introduces VFW-Supported VA Health Care Bill 3. VFW Testifies before Senate VA Committee 4. GI Bill Education Roundtable 5. VAOIG Evaluates VA Suicide Prevention Programs 6. GAO Releases Report on Misconduct Discharges, PTSD, TBI 7. MIA Update 1. Supreme Court Decision in […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 20, 2017, 2:41 pm
(left to right) Saundra Hill, Mike Hill, Charlie Dickinson, Allen Seville. Mike and Saundra Hill matched the donation made by the Mtn Grove VFW to the Wright County Wild Turkey Federation for it’s “Jake Days” event.  “Jake Days” will be  held on June 10 north of Mtn Grove.  The event is open to all youth […]
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: May 19, 2017, 4:56 pm
Post 3770 CDR Allen Seville (right) presents Comrade Darrell Kochis a “Certificate of Recognition” award from National VFW HQ for participation in the “Veterans in the Classroom” project.
Author: Mo webmaster
Posted: May 18, 2017, 4:42 pm
Comrades, Effective NOW, for any event or activity done before May 1, 2017, you lost that item to reporting. If reported and a date prior to 1 May is used, IT MAY BE REJECTED ! We are now in a new Program Reporting Year. For activities after 1 May, 2017, report them now for credit […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm
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Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its selection of three teachers in its 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Each year, one teacher is selected from the elementary (K-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12) levels. Theresa Early, a fourth-grade special education teacher at Laurel Ridge […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm
    The VFW National Community Service Volunteer Recognition Program is designed to provide recognition and awards to VFW members who volunteer their time to outside organizations. Recognition is in the form of certificates and/or lapel pins which are given to volunteers who have completed the number of hours prescribed for those awards. –      For […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm
In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act 2. Caregivers Program Review Extended 3. Senate Appropriations Hearing on Choice 4. Senate Confirms New Air Force Secretary 5. MIA Update 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act: The VFW yesterday saluted Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and the leadership of the […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm
In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports VA Accountability First Act 2. EO Improves VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protections 3. VFW Attends Roundtable on VA Caregiver Program 4. Retired Soldier Council Panel 5. Defense Health Agency Working Group 6. Senate Holds Veteran Suicide Prevention Hearing 7. VA Partners to Increase Medical Providers 8. New Construction Guidelines for […]
Author: VFW MO
Posted: May 17, 2017, 6:28 pm