18th District Commander

18th district Commander Charles Dickinson is shown receiving his "White Hat" from National Jr-Vice Commander Glen Gardener with current Dept of Mo Commander Jessie Jones (l) and current Dept of Mo Sr-Vice Commander Jerry Jones looking on. Continue reading →

VFW Washington Weekly – June 18, 2007

VFW Washington Weekly June 18, 2007 In This Issue: 1. Senate Appropriations Bill Update 2. VFW Testifies on Healthcare Bills 3. Senate Hears Servicemember Employment Concerns 4. Mullen to Succeed Pace as JCS Chairman 5. VFW Assists with Tricare Survey 1. Senate Appropriations Bill Update The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and VA Funding […] Continue reading →

VA Moves to Strengthen Suicide Prevention

Nicholson: Move Bolsters Strong Mental Health Program WASHINGTON — To strengthen one of the nation’s largest mental health programs and continue providing world-class health care to the nation’s veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced plans to hire suicide prevention counselors at each of its 153 medical centers. “Many veterans have paid a high price […] Continue reading →

Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2007

 A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America The American Flag represents freedom and has been an enduring symbol of our Nation's ideals since the earliest days of our Nation. Wherever it flies, we are reminded of America's unity and in the great cause of liberty and justice for all. Two hundred […] Continue reading →

VFW Washington Weekly – June 8, 2007

In This Issue: 1. VA Appropriations Increase Clears House Committee 2. GI Bill Update 3. VA Subcommittee Examines Adaptive Housing 1. VA Appropriations Increase Clears House Committee The House Appropriations Committee approved a $109 billion Military Construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill by a 56-0 vote. The Appropriation now moves to the full House, where […] Continue reading →

VFW Radio Program Expanding to Talk Radio Network

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 8, 2007–The VFW talk-radio program, The National Defense, has joined forces with Talk Radio Network Entertainment (TRN). The National Defense radio show highlights important issues and hot topics of vital importance to our country that until now have only been discussed by talk show hosts who have little or no connection […] Continue reading →

District 18 Map

District 18 is comprised of nine counties.  Starting in the upper left and working down is: Laclede County –  Post 4107  Lebanon Wright County   –   Post 3135 Hartville                                  Post 3770  Mountain Grove www.vfwwebcom.org/mo/post3770 Douglas County – Post 5993 Ava www.vfwwebcom.org/mo/post5993 Ozark County     – Post 5366 Isabella Texas County     – Post 10967 Plato (Roby)                               […] Continue reading →