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Author: Tom
Posted: May 16, 2018, 4:26 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member In the last couple of weeks, I have been researching within the government of Oklahoma for the information I Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 16, 2018, 1:12 am
VHA Review of Selected Construction Projects at Oklahoma City VA Health Care System 03/21/2018 08:00 PM EDT The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed potential mismanagement in the planning and oversight of two construction projects—a new Surgical Intensive Care Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, DAV, VFW Dept. of Ok, Public Affairs Team Member Hearing on Proposed Changes to Arlington National Cemetery Eligibility: On Thursday, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Recently the VFW Post 3658 members who drive the VA Shuttle van went to the VA North Texas Health Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
For Veterans seeking employment, the Oklahoma Employment and Securities Commission and Local Veterans Employment Representatives who only work with veterans. ATTENTION EMPLOYERS!  In today’s climate of doing more with less, our agency is charged with finding more and more efficiencies Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Student Veteran Support                                                                                 Today’s veterans can face any number of obstacles while furthering their education. Taking advantage of all Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
Invisible Wounds of War at Home: What Are Invisible Wounds They can’t be seen, but you know they’re there. Living with invisible wounds can be a daily challenge. This free course from PsychArmor Institute, sponsored by USAA, will help you Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
VETERAN’S NEWS From the Internet Gathered by Bob Kinsler, SSG (ret), US Army, VFW Dept. of Oklahoma, Public Affairs Team Member Veterans, smiles and a dog named Honor by Tom Cramer, VHA Digital Media In early January the VA Medical Center Continue reading →
Author: jimbassett
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
Gary Hoffman, the local Post Commander of the American Legion has invited our VFW Post to move our monthly meetings to their building, which is on Main St in downtown Blanchard.   We currently meet at the Open Door Baptist Church Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
Every year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars sponsors a nationwide essay competition for middle school students, known as Patriots Pen.  Students submit their entries to their local VFW Posts.  Finalists at the Post are submitted to District judging.  The District Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
On Saturday, April 28th, member of the Tony K Burris VFW Post 3608 (Blanchard) honored one of its own.  Post Life Member Roy Martin had recently passed away.  The Post provided military honors including the folding of the flag and Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
VFW Post 3608 will be electing officers for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year (July 2018 to June 2019) at the April meeting, to be held at 7 PM on Tuesday, April 3rd at the Open Door Baptist Church. If you are Continue reading →
Author: post3608
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
Click for Patriot Clinic Brochure  The Patriot Clinic in Bethany, OK presented an interesting program at the Hanner-Sharp Post 129 of the American Legion recently. The program was presented by Bill Duncan, PhD, of the Patriot Clinic, Hyperbaric Research Center from Continue reading →
Author: Tom
Posted: May 12, 2018, 10:55 pm
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
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
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