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Apr 15 2011

VFW Checkpoint Magazine March-April 2011

VFW Checkpoint Magazine Mar/April 2011 –

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Mar 21 2011

VFW Washington Weekly – March 18, 2011

In This Issue: 1. Retroactive Stop-Loss Payments End Today 2. Military Tricare Hearing 3. VBA Budget Hearing 4. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 4. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans: The U.S. Senate declared March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” agreeing unanimously to a resolution introduced by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the …

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Mar 21 2011

The American Veteran – March 2011

(via The Pentagon Channel)

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Mar 12 2011

VFW Washinton Weekly – March 11, 2011

In This Issue: 1. VFW Legislative Conference Wrap-up 2. Caregiver Hearing 3. GITMO Trials to Resume 4. VFW Invited to Buckles Funeral 5. Five WWII MIAs Identified 1. VFW Legislative Conference Wrap-up: More than 600 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary members attended the annual VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. Highlights ranged from the selection of …

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Mar 02 2011

VFW Takes Veterans' Issues to the Hill

Since 1949, VFW's annual National Legislative and Youth Scholarship Conference has provided an opportunity for VFW’s Commander-in-Chief and other key leaders to testify on behalf of veterans on Capitol Hill. Topics covered this year will include: minimizing the VA claims backlog, decreasing veteran unemployment, improving VA health care and many more. Also at the event, …

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Feb 17 2011

VFW Against TRICARE Increase Plans

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2011) — In the rollout of their fiscal year 2012 budget submission, the Department of Defense on Monday announced plans to offset huge Tricare medical program expenses by increasing the annual enrollment fees paid by working-age military retirees — first by 13 percent, then by linking future increases to double-digit medical inflation.  …

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Feb 17 2011

Budget Proposal a Starting Point for VA

WASHINGTON D.C., Feb. 15, 2011 — The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is appreciative of the funding increase President Obama proposed Monday for the Department of Veterans Affairs, but he has some serious concerns about proposed reductions in programs ranging from construction and infrastructure to medical and prosthetic research.  …

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Jan 31 2011

The American Veteran – January 2011

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Jan 31 2011

VFW Will Defeat Bachmann Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2011 — America's oldest and largest major combat veterans' organization announced it will do everything within its power to defeat a plan introduced by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to cut $4.5 billion from the Department of Veterans Affairs. "No way, no how, will we let this proposal get any traction in …

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Jan 21 2011

RICKY LEE TO PERFORM AT POST 1503

Breaking News!  VFW Post 1503 and several Posts from the 10th District are having a fundraising concert at Post 1503 on 5 March 2011 from 1900 – 2300.  Performing is RICKY LEE.  All profits will go to the Military Assistance Program.  RICKY LEE has partnered up with National VFW to perform to raise funds for …

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