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Hats for Veterans from Bob Hoss Dodge

     Department Veterans Service Information Officer Bob Wonnell was at a VFW Information Booth outside Cabella’s in Kansas City last weekend.  The booth beside our information boot was  Bob Hoss Dodge.  The car dealer was giving away hats to anyone who bought a raffle ticket to support the VFW.  Well being a resourceful kinda guy […] Continue reading →

10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day

Memorial Day is more than just a three-day weekend and a chance to get the year’s first sunburn. Here’s a handy 10-pack of facts to give the holiday some perspective. 1. It started with the Civil War Memorial Day was a response to the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War, in which some 620,000 soldiers […] Continue reading →

VFW Washington Weekly, May 19, 2008

1. House Passes New GI Bill/ Senate to Vote This Week Despite the surprise defeat of the war supplemental funding package in the House last week, the VFW-backed GI Bill did pass in a separate vote by 256-166. This week, the Senate is expected to take up its version of the war supplemental – possibly […] Continue reading →