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VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Did you know VA offers a pension for eligible wartime Veterans who have limited or no income? This needs-based Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: February 3, 2018, 12:22 am
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member New online tool provides Veterans with customized instructions for discharge upgrade process The U.S. military estimates that tens of thousands of Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 30, 2018, 12:44 am
Recently, the Tony K Burris VFW Post 3608 applied for a Community Support Grant through the National VFW Foundation, and were awarded $1,000 to help our our local community.  In the grant application, Post 3608 had specified they wanted to Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: January 27, 2018, 7:53 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Government Shutdown Looming: Except for military and emergency services, the federal government will shut down unless Congress passes a continuing Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 20, 2018, 10:55 pm
The Carter County Memorial VFW Post 4574 would like to thank all the Schools and Students who participated in in this year’s Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay Contest.  This year’s winners for 2017 Patriots Pen are, Josie Hefly, Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 13, 2018, 1:01 am
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member 3 Reasons You Should Join A Veteran Service Organization By SARAH MAPLES –  on January 12, 2018 It took me a Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 13, 2018, 1:01 am
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Today, after months of pressure by the VFW and other veteran, military and family service organizations, the Defense Health Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 7, 2018, 11:09 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Lisa Mussett, the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, Claims and Benefits Rep for the Southeast Region Area 2 (her Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: January 4, 2018, 1:55 am
Although the end of the calendar year is almost upon us, we are only at the half-way point of the VFW’s fiscal year and there is a great deal going on.   Commander Babcock has been working hard to not only Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: December 28, 2017, 8:27 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: December 28, 2017, 8:27 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member America’s Gift to My Generation by Rebecca Redlin, VFW Post 83126, Hugo, OK Each year more than 132,000 students Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: December 10, 2017, 5:04 am
  VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Dear Friend, We did it! We asked veterans’ advocates like you to contact their Representatives and Senators and demand they reject any proposal in the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (FY18 NDAA) Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, The VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL) lowers your interest rate by refinancing your Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member After reading this one, I just had to put it in my contribution to the veterans out in the Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
With the closing of Connection Church, VFW Post 3608 has been looking for a new location to hold our meetings.  Open Door Baptist Church of Blanchard has graciously offered to host our November meeting and at that meeting, our Post Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
It was a very eventful November for Post 3608, and we are always amazed and extremely humbled and thankful for how Oklahoma communities honor those that served every day, but especially for Veteran’s Day. A number of our Post members Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:53 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Officer VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE’) Act Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile’ System with Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making WASHINGTON — Today, … Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: October 23, 2017, 11:16 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Officer Veterans ID cards to be available starting in November – By: Leo Shane III ?  5 days ago 305 WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs … Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: October 19, 2017, 3:01 am
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Officer I went to the VFW Department of Oklahoma Fall Festival last weekend, hoping to gather some interesting news from the other … Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: October 12, 2017, 12:05 am
Post 4938 would like to say farewell to Casey Dufour, current Quartermaster, and former Surgeon.  Casey has been instrumental in the improvements of the Post and will be dearly missed.  Casey and his family will be moving out of state … Continue reading →
Author: post4938
Posted: September 24, 2017, 9:37 pm