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  • Dinner by Mission Barbecue Tuesday the 28th
    Mission Barbecue is opening a new resturant at Towers Shopping Center soon if it is not already open. They are very involved in affairs related to the armed forces and veterans and exibit a very patriotic atmosphere in their businesses. They are generously serving us dinner on Tuesday, Oct 28th. free for members and guests. … Continue reading »
  • November General Orders 2014
  • Three MIAs Identified:
    The Defense POW/MIA Office has announced the identification of three American servicemen who had been missing in action since World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Returned are: Army Air Force 2nd Lt. Jimmie D. Collins III, 32, from Talladega County, Ala., copilot of a B-24H that was lost over The Netherlands on June 21, 1944. He was assigned to the 446th Bombard
  • Veterans Day in Washington
    Visitors coming to their Nation’s Capital on Nov. 11 will be able to attend many special and free events to celebrate Veterans Day, including formal observances at the World War II Memorial at 9 a.m.; at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns and Memorial Amphitheater at 11 a.m.; at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 1 p.m.; and on the National Mal
  • VA Secretary Releases Op-Ed on VA Health Care
    Today, the Baltimore Sun published an op-ed by VA Secretary Bob McDonald, detailing his thoughts on the mission of the Veterans Health Administration.  It begins, “During preparation for my confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), I was repeatedly asked, ‘Why doesn’t VA just hand out vouchers allowing veterans to get care wherever they want?’ For
  • Surviving Spouses Now Eligible for Fry Scholarships
    The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin accepting applications by mail beginning Nov. 3 for the Fry Scholarship under newly expanded eligibility criteria that now includes surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty after Sept. 10, 2001. It is the latest in a series of VA actions taken in accordance with the VFW-supported Veterans
  • Health Care Benefits for Camp Lejeune Veterans and Their Families Starts Today
    Beginning today, veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina for at least 30 days between January 1, 1957 and December 31, 1987 will be able to receive health care for the 15 medical conditions associated with exposure to contaminated drinking water at the Marine Corps base.  Eligible veterans may now enroll for VA care and receive treatment
  • COLA Increase Determined
    Earlier this year, Congress passed the authorization for Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for all Veterans Affairs beneficiaries. What wasn’t known at the time was the amount of the increase, which is based off of the Consumer Price Index and determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Just this week the SSA announced that COLA will increase by 1
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly, October 24, 2014
    In This Issue: 1. COLA Increase Determined 2. Health Care Benefits for Camp Lejeune Veterans and Their Families Starts Today 3. Surviving Spouses Now Eligible for Fry Scholarships 4. VA Secretary Releases Op-Ed on VA Health Care 5. Veterans Day in Washington 6. Three MIAs Identified   1. COLA Increase Determined: Earlier this year, Congress […]
  • 14th Annual Major Tom McHugh Golf Tournament
    Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9133  Sgt. Major Tom McHugh USMC 14th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, 14 November 2014  ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]