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District 18 members attend C of A and Homecoming

    District 18 Commander Vernon "Butch" LaMont     District 18 Ladies Auxiliary President Helen "Susie" Dodds     Past District 18 CDR Charlie Dickinson and current CDR LaMont     District 18 VSIO Ed Hawley      District 18 Ladies Auxiliary Past President Uhla Farrow and Current President Helen "Susie" Dodds     District 18 Ladies Auxiliary President Helen […] Continue reading →

District 18 VSIO and Post 3009 Service Officer Strike Again

    Ed Hawley, District 18 Veteran Service Officer, joined Bill Moriarty, Post 3009 Service Officer, as they participated in the Van Buren Fall Festival on Saturday.  During the festival referrals forms were completed for those Veterans who required VFW assistance to initiate and facilitate their ease of entry into the VA system while other veterans or their spouses stopped by to ask questions about prescriptions, […] Continue reading →

Quilts of Valor

    Quilts of Valor was started by Catherine Roberts of Seaford, Delaware in November 2003.  Catherine is a Blue Star mom so she has a very personal interest when it comes to our servicemen and women.  Casualties are no longer just a number to Catherine.  She did decided to take personal action and get involved.  Ms Roberts established […] Continue reading →

Cabool VFW Hosts Roadside Rest Stop

    VFW Post 473, located just north of Cabool, Mo hosted a "Roadside Rest Stop" with coffee for weary travelers and held a "Veterans Benefit Event" at the same time.  Post 473 has been hosting this event for several years and should be commended for it.  It gives travelers a chance to pull over and […] Continue reading →

August 7, 2010 District 18 Mo VFW Meeting

Find more photos like this on My VFW WebCOM     The August 7th District 18 meeting was held in Lebanon, Mo at VFW Post 4107. The business session was opened at 10:00 a.m. by District 18 Commander Vernon "Butch" LaMont of Post 4107. Guests in attendance were State Commander Bob Wonnell of Clinton, Mo Post […] Continue reading →

Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay

Those eligible must submit a claim by Oct. 21, 2010. The 2009 War Supplemental Appropriations Act established Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP), providing $500 for each month/partial month served in stop loss status. Service members, veterans, and beneficiaries of servicemembers whose service was involuntarily extended under Stop Loss between Sept. 11, 2001 and Sept. […] Continue reading →