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Join the VFW Forums Web Chat

Announcing the  opportunity to join the VFW Web Com Network Forums Webchat.  The "Webchat" is really starting to take off with more people using it every day.  Come meet up with VFW members  and make new friends. The "Webchat" has audio and video capabilities but you do not have to use them if you do […] Continue reading →

A Soldier"s Thoughts

A Solider’s Thoughts  My thoughts seem to shift and pass, as dust will blow through tangled grass. When borne like whispers upon the wind, they flow from now…by then , to when? I’ve stood alone with frosting breath, pondering the purpose of birth and death. And the interval between.. where I exist and the part […] Continue reading →


NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. Disability Commission Releases Final Report 2. House VA Committee Hearings 3. Senate Includes Wounded Warrior Bill in NDAA NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. Predatory Lending Regulation 2. Scholarships Available for OIF/OEF Veterans 3. Congressional Oversight of Iraq War 4. Senate Passes NDAA 5. Pace Retires, Mullen Sworn In 6. North […] Continue reading →


VFW WASHINGTON WEEKLY Sept. 21, 2007   In This Issue NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. House VA Committee Hearings 2. Senate Holds Hearing on VA IT 3. Vietnam Veterans Memorial 25th Anniversary NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. Al Qaeda 2. National Commander Visits Far East 3. Korean War MIA Identified 4. Reserve Component Mobilization To […] Continue reading →

Successful Veterans Benefits Fair

Doniphan VFW Post 3485 held a successful Veterans Benefit Fair on Saturday, September 15, 2007. State Veterans Service Information Officer, Bob Wonnell, attended the first District 15 Veterans Benefit Fair and found it to be a great success. To read the full story and see the photos provided by Bob Wonnell go to Continue reading →

From Combat to the Campus

A new program helps recently wounded soldiers attend college By Alex Kingsbury Posted September 16, 2007 Brendan Hart took a few community college courses before joining the Marine Corps in 2003 and always planned to go back to school to study history. Assigned to one of the Corps’s elite fleet antiterrorism security teams, Hart, 25, […] Continue reading →


VFW WASHINGTON WEEKLYSept. 14, 2007 In This Issue NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. VFW Legislative Committee Storms Capitol Hill 2. New GI Bill on the Move 3. Senate VA Chairman Explains “By Request” Bill 4. SVAC Names New Ranking Member NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. Iraq Progress Report 2. Military Recruiting NATIONAL VETERANS SERVICE 1. […] Continue reading →