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    Comments Off on VFW To Stream Live from the Nation’s Capital

    VFW To Stream Live from the Nation’s Capital

    Each year hundreds of VFW leaders converge on the Hill, taking the voice of America’s veterans directly to congressional dignitaries and lawmakers during the VFW Legislative Conference. Keep reading to find out how to view the live stream.

    Comments Off on Year End Message from VFW Commander-In-Chief John Hamilton

    Year End Message from VFW Commander-In-Chief John Hamilton

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    Comments Off on Mojave Cross Stands Again

    Mojave Cross Stands Again

    Mojave Cross Stands Again

    A war memorial cross that once stood on a rocky hilltop in a national park before being deemed unconstitutional and ordered removed was resurrected on Veterans Day at the stunningly stark Mojave desert site, capping a landmark case for veterans fighting similar battles on public lands.

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    Join VFW in Supporting Inaugural Working Wounded Games

    More than 20 wounded warriors will converge on CrossFit Rubicon in Vienna, Va., this Saturday for the first-ever Working Wounded Games. Hosted in conjunction CrossFit Walter Reed and volunteers from other metro area CrossFit affiliates, the Working Wounded Games will allow veterans with combat-related disabilities to compete in an open-style competition that will benefit two new wounded warrior charities. The VFW is proud to serve as an inaugural sponsor for the event, which coincides with the 237th birthday of the Marine Corps and Veterans Day.

    Comments Off on Fall Legislative Priorities: Make Your Voice Heard

    Fall Legislative Priorities: Make Your Voice Heard

    Congress still has work to do …

    Last month, 70 members of the VFW National Legislative Committee convened in Washington to urge the 112th Congress to finish strong for veterans.

    Comments Off on VFW Washington Weekly – August 31, 2012

    VFW Washington Weekly – August 31, 2012

    In this issue:

    1. VFW Applauds White House Effort to Combat Suicide
    2. VFW Active at Republican Convention
    3. VA Increases Vets Retraining Assistance Program
    4. Combating Veterans’ Homelessness
    5. VFW Hears from Marine Corps Commandant
    6. Army and NFL Discuss TBI
    7. Five MIAs Return Home

    Comments Off on 2012 Year in Review

    2012 Year in Review

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    Comments Off on Vietnam Veteran Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Organization of Combat Veterans

    Vietnam Veteran Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Organization of Combat Veterans

    Vietnam Veteran Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Organization of Combat Veterans

    America’s largest organization of combat veterans has elected a Vietnam War veteran to head the 1.5 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

    Comments Off on Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Addresses VFW Convention

    Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Addresses VFW Convention

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    Comments Off on President Announces New Job Initiatives for Vets

    President Announces New Job Initiatives for Vets

    President Barack Obama addressed about 3,500 attendees at today’s Joint Opening Session in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. He discussed various issues of importance to veterans, including: new employment and transition assistance for returning vets, VA health care, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Afghanistan War and creation of a medals database.

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