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  • Post #483 Outing 23 August 2014
    The 2014 Post Outing will be held on 23 August 2014 at the Horseshoe Fish and Game Club as it was last year.  You will be receiving a flyer shortly.   As before we will need member to make salads … Continue reading →
  • Letter Supporting Post #483
    Thank you Marianne O’Conner for your letter to the editor of the Nashua Telegraph in support of our post obtaining the Arlington Street fire station for the new Post home. Members step up and show your appreciation for this support. … Continue reading →
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  • VFW Action Corps Weekly July 11, 2014
    In This Issue: 1. Help Us Get VA Access and Accountability Bill Passed 2. VFW Joins Press Conference to Introduce Suicide Prevention Bill 3. Committee Examines Mental Health Access Between VA-DOD 4. House VA Committee Discusses Whistleblower Retaliation 5. Reservations … Continue reading →
  • Five MIAs Identified
    The Defense POW/MIA Office announced the identifications of remains belonging to five American servicemen who had been missing in action since World War II and Korea. Returned home are:* Marine Corps Pfc. Randolph Allen, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, lost on Nov. 20, 1943, in Tarawa. The date and location of his burial is yet to be announced
  • Reservations Open for Disabled Veteran Memorial Dedication
    Reservations are now open for the Oct. 5 dedication of the VFW-supported American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which is being constructed at the foot on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The dedication is free and open to the public with no assigned general seating; however, due to security requirements, a maximum of only four guests can be registered
  • House VA Committee Discusses Whistleblower Retaliation
    In another late-night hearing, the House VA Committee heard compelling stories from several VA employees who had filed whistleblower retaliation complaints against the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to the Office of Special Counsel –the agency that is responsible for overseeing and investigating complaints against agencies by its employees – it cu
  • Committee Examines Mental Health Access Between VA-DOD
    The House VA Committee held a hearing to discuss mental health access for service members transitioning from DOD to VA. The hearing was a preview to a press conference held later in the day to introduce a suicide prevention bill of which VFW helped craft. The committee members heard from parents of service members who had taken their lives after struggling w
  • VFW Joins Press Conference to Introduce Suicide Prevention Bill
    Yesterday, the VFW spoke in support of legislation aimed at suicide prevention and mental health access within VA and DOD. Speaking in front of the Capitol, the VFW reminded Congress that an estimated 22 veteran suicides a day is unacceptable and that veterans deserve timely access to quality mental health care. The bill, H.R. 5059 was named in honor of Clay
  • A Little Donation — A Life Possibly Saved
    VFW Wake Forest Post #8466 are called once again to donate precious blood. This time at the American Legion Blood Drive from 1000 – 1400 July 28, 2014. The American Red Cross is looking for at least... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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