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Mar 24 2010

Separate Legislation Now Required to Protect VA, DOD Healthcare Programs

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Millions of Americans are now covered by the new national healthcare law, but according to the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., missing from the healthcare bill the president signed into law today was language to specifically protect the integrity and viability of the healthcare …

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Mar 24 2010

March/April 2010 Checkpoint Magazine

March/April 2010 Checkpoint Magazine –

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Mar 19 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – March 19, 2010

In This Issue: 1. VA to Ease Gulf War Benefits 2. Claims Summit Draws a Crowd 3. Vietnam MIA Identified 2. Claims Summit Draws a Crowd: VFW participated in a claims summit held by House VA Committee Chairman Bob Filner (D-CA).  More than 50 witnesses discussed problems, ideas and potential solutions to help the disability …

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Mar 19 2010

VA Recognizes "Presumptive" Illnesses in Iraq, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki today [Thursday] announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking steps to make it easier for Veterans to obtain disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in the Persian Gulf War or Afghanistan.  This will be the beginning of historic change for how VA …

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Mar 15 2010

NY Man Attempting 4,500 Mile "Patriot Walk" for Veterans

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — Mark Klodzinski, a Western New York native, will embark on a cross-country walk to raise money and awareness for American Veterans. Mark will begin his 4,500 mile journey on March 16th, and hopes to raise over $1 million for the cause. Mark hopes to travel 25 miles a day, meaning his …

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Mar 10 2010

VFW Cites Backlog, Health Care as Top Legislative Priorities

Washington D.C.,March 9, 2010 — In his opening statement today before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees, Thomas J. Tradewell Sr., the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., testified about his organization's concern with the national health care debate, and whether or not it will …

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Mar 07 2010

"Making Virutual Friends" VFW Blogger Interviews of D.Peirce & IJK

 Donald Peirce  Iris Joe Kelley D. Peirce, a  senior blogger on the VFW Network  says making virtual friends is " better than buying drinks in a canteen."   "It's like a living history." says IJK, one of the first VFW Post bloggers online with VFW WebCOM.*  Donald Peirce and "IJK," Iris Joe Kelley have been blogging …

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Mar 07 2010

VFW Washington Conference Live Stream

You can also join us for chat while watching the live stream at My VFW WebCOM.

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Mar 05 2010

Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Donates $100,000 to VFW Foundation"s Voice of Democracy Student Essay Contest

Kansas City, MO, March 4, 2010 – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation announced today that it has received a $100,000 gift from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in support of its Voice of Democracy student essay contest. Each year more than 65,000 U.S. students (grades 9-12) from public, private, parochial and home …

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Mar 05 2010

VA News – Week of March 1, 2010

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