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President Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the Veterans Choice Program at the Oval Office on Wednesday, inviting influential veterans groups to join him. Full Story CLICK HERE … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 20, 2017, 6:07 pm
I DIDN’T REALIZE WE HAD SO MANY WOMEN IN ACTIVE BATTLE LINE AREAS.   We see lots of pictures of wounded male veterans, but women vets get wounded and maimed too.   You may need to take a second, closer … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 19, 2017, 6:31 pm
Did you know that 997 of us were killed the day we got to Vietnam, and 1448 of us were killed on their last day in country.  And that the most were killed in a single day was day 2 … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 19, 2017, 6:31 pm
The Veterans Affairs hospital in Washington, D.C., is so disorganized and understaffed that operations were delayed and patients put at serious risk, inspectors reported. Staff have had to borrow equipment from private hospitals, plunder supplies and use their own purchase … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 13, 2017, 11:28 pm
Retirement Home, Heritage at Legacy2961 S 169th Plaza Omaha, NE 68130 , on 3-8-17, Resident Veterans were given a $25.00 gift certificate for Texas Roadhouse. Picture below left to right, second from left-Dr. Steven Youngberg—VFW Post 1581 Adjutant / Quartermaster, third from right Marty Riemenschneider –Sr. Vice Commander VFW Post 1581, The rest of the residents are […]
Author: Post 1581 VFW webmaster
Posted: April 3, 2017, 10:57 pm
It was May 7, 2015. Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. In a (today) seemingly minor event in aviation history deputy-commander of the U.S. Air Force 33rd Fighter Wing Operations Group, Lt. Col. Christine Mau, became the first female ever to … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 3, 2017, 10:57 pm
  CLICK HERE for forms … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 3, 2017, 10:57 pm
Despite change in leadership and promises to address ongoing problems with its veteran suicide line, nearly 30 percent of calls to the Department of Veterans Affairs were redirected to outside emergency centers, according to an inspector general report released Monday. … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: April 3, 2017, 10:57 pm
The VFW Website Solution program is geared to assist Posts and Departments in establishing a viable, easy-to-manage website. Working in conjunction with its developers, Drivepath and Pixelbit, this template-based platform offers Posts and Departments an affordable opportunity to stake their … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: March 4, 2017, 4:30 pm
When Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple decided to create a cell block for military veterans in his upstate New York facility, he encountered resistance from his own staff. The jail superintendent was skeptical, and the correction officers weren’t keen on … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: February 26, 2017, 3:24 am
The U.S. Army is boosting efforts to help soldiers succeed in civilian life by giving them more tools and qualifications to find work after military service. Acting Army Secretary Robert Speer plans to give a directive in the near future … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: February 25, 2017, 3:24 am
Douglas County Veterans Service outreach to Veterans at Omaha Heritage Point for Retirement homes – Heritage at Legacy, 2961 S 169th Plaza Omaha, NE 68130, presentation was 2-21-17, 1 PM. Pictures below, left to right, Claire Maline—Douglas County Veterans Service officer, Dr. Steven Youngberg—VFW Post 1581 Adjutant / Quartermaster, Benson Elmore—Douglas County Veterans Service officer and presenter.   […]
Author: Post 1581 VFW webmaster
Posted: February 23, 2017, 3:24 am
Cub Scout Pack 408 VFW Post 1581 donates $200.00 to Cub Scout Pack 408 at St. Wenceslas church. Picture below, left to right, Dr. Steven Youngberg– VFW Post 1581 Adjutant / Quartermaster, Cub Scout Pack 408 leader.
Author: Post 1581 VFW webmaster
Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:23 am
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:23 am
  We are in a tie for 6th place Nationally! Still second in our conference as Minnesota is still ahead of us.  BUT – we are making a difference! Department Current Prior % Montana 6985 7194 97.09 % Alaska 7021 … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:23 am
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:23 am
Omaha National Cemetery 144th Street and Schram Road, south of Interstate 80 in western Sarpy County. At least 170,000 veterans live within a 75-mile radius of any cemetery. The Omaha National Cemetery is open to Veteran burials now. Any veteran … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: January 13, 2017, 2:31 pm
  CLICK HERE for the winners list … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: January 11, 2017, 7:17 pm
The new themes for 2017-2018 are as follows:   Voice of Democracy “American History: Our Hope for the Future”   Patriot’s Pen “America’s Gift to my Generation” … Continue reading
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: January 9, 2017, 6:26 pm
Author: NE Dept. Webmaster
Posted: January 1, 2017, 8:57 am

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