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November Quarterly Meeting

District 18 Meeting will be at Mt View Post 3009 on November 3, 2018 1000 hrs. Committee Chairpersons have your reports ready, Directions to their new post….Inbound on 60 Highway turn North an the stoplight by McDonalds and Walmart …Y …highway. Go about a mile and the post will be on your right side. See the […] Continue reading →

Catholic Charities addresses homelessness

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri has announced a new program that serves veterans and their families who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. The Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program is funded through a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The purpose of the project is to address the staggering […] Continue reading →

Veteran Benefit Event at Van Buren, Mo

    District 18 Women in the VFW Ruth Vaughn (left)  and District 18 VSIO Edward Hawley(right) both of VFW Post 3770 Mtn. Grove attend Van Buren Spring Festival / Veterans Benefit Event along with event coordinator Bill Moriarty (center)  of VFW Post 3009 Mtn. View. The event was held on May 24, 2014.     VA […] Continue reading →

District 18 War Memorials – Douglas County

The center pillar gives the information on when it was erected and dedicated. It also says the the American Legion and Ava Garden Club along with the citizens of Douglas County were responsible for it. American Legion and VFW Post 5993 did the plaques. Submitted by Judy Hutchison of Ladies Auxiliary 5993 and the District […] Continue reading →

District 18 History – Meetings

DIST 18 MEETINGS 1953 –   9 AUGUST, 1953   1828 WEST PLAINS – FIRST DIST. MTG.            1 NOVEMBER, 1953             3009 MTN. VIEW 7 FEBRUARY, 1954             1828 WEST PLAINS                              2 MAY, 1954                              4107 LEBANON 15 AUGUST, 1954                 7222 SUMMERSVILLE                           7 OCTOBER, 1954               0473 CABOOL 6 FEBRUARY, 1955               4107 LEBANON                                     1 MAY, 1955                         0473 CABOOL       […] Continue reading →

District 18 History #2

18TH DISTRICT VFW AND LADIES AUXILIARY HISTORY   IN MEMORY OF ALL OUR COMRADES AND SISTERS WHO SERVED BEFORE US   JUNE OF 1953 AT THE DEPARTMENT OF MISSOURI ENCAMPMENT THE 14TH DISTRICT WAS DIVIDED WHICH RESULTED IN THE FORMING OF THE 18TH DISTRICT.   FIRST MEETING OF THE NEWLY ORGANIZED 18TH DISTRICT 9TH AUGUST, […] Continue reading →

District 18 History #1

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS DEPARTMENT OF MISSOURI DISTRICT 18  VFW POSTS & LADIES AUXILIARY`S   JUNE OF 1953 ,AT THE DEPARTMENT ENCAMPMENT THE 14TH DISTRICT WAS DIVIDED WHICH RESULTED IN THE FORMING OF THE 18TH DISTRICT.   JUNE OF 1956, THE 10TH DISTRICT WAS REDISTRICTED WHICH GAVE THE 18TH DISTRICT – CARTER / OREGON / […] Continue reading →