Flag Disposal

Suggested Procedures for Disposing of a Faded, Worn Flag 1. The flag should be folded in its customary manner. 2. It is important that the fire be fairly large and of sufficient intensity to ensure complete burning of the flag. 3. Place the flag on the fire. 4. The individual(s) can come to attention, salute […] Continue reading →

Dist 18 Attendance From Aug 92 to Present

Sunday Attendance 1992 –     Aug -102 – Cabool                  Nov – 87 – Isabella 1993-      Feb – 98 – Licking                  May- 69 – Lebanon                  Aug- 96 – Houston                  Nov- 72 – Ava 1994        Feb-  94  – Licking         […] Continue reading →

Saturday Versus Sunday Meetings

Saturday Versus Sunday Meetings Saturday meetings began August 2001. From Aug 200l  to Feb 2007 there have been 23 meetings with a total attendance of 1453 which works out to an average of 62 members per meeting. Versus Sunday meetings Feb 1979 to May 2000 had 23 meetings with a total attendance of 1685 which […] Continue reading →

District Meetings 1979 to Present

District Meetings Feb 1979 to present     Post #              Location        Times hosted Post 4107       Lebanon                 18 Post 473         Cabool                    15 Post 6337        Licking                   14 Post 5366        Isabella                  12 Post 3770        Mtn Grove          […] Continue reading →

District 18 Web Log

The 18th District Web Log is committed to providing news to the 18th District, Dept of Mo of the VFW.  If you would like to be notified each time a new post is made to this Web Log please contact me and provide your e-mail address to be added to the notification list. Also if […] Continue reading →


NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. Joint Press Conference 2. Army Expands Iraq Tour Lengths to 15 Months 3. Guard Alerted for Iraq Rotations 4. Russia to Launch New Sub 5. WWII Airmen Identified NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. Joint Hearing on VA/DOD Disability Ratings System NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. Joint Press Conference: VFW […] Continue reading →

District 18 Convention

    The Department of Missouri, District 18, Convention will be held at Mountain Grove Post 3770 on the first Saturday in May, the 5th.  The Joint meeting will start promptly at 11:00 a.m.  The election of Officers for District 18 and the Ladies Auxiliary to District 18 will take place during the afternoon separate meetings […] Continue reading →

Important Legislation

Comrades-HB608 and HB654 are two critical pieces of legislation for Missouri VFW.  HB608 is the enabling legislation  to implement the Veterans Organization property tax exemption.  Without this, the vote last year on the constitutational amendment means nothing.  HB654 is the legislation to raise the cap from $750. thousand to $1 Million.  This is the money […] Continue reading →