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Nov 03 2008

Grassroots 2008 November Survey

Click here to vote. Last Month's Survey Last month, [the VFW] asked "Do you think the Presidential candidates are talking enough about veterans' issues?" Almost 300 people responded, with the majority—almost 94 percent—asserting that Sen. McCain and Sen. Obama are not spending enough time discussing their plans for veterans. They want to see more time …

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Oct 31 2008

VFW Washington Weekly – October 31, 2008

In This Issue: NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. New GI Bill gets Navy IT Help 2. Hand Salute now Law 3. Get Out and Vote NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1. WWII MIA Identified 2. Reserve Component Mobilization NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE 1. New GI Bill gets Navy IT Help: The VA has asked the Department of …

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Oct 30 2008

New Law Authorizes Veterans' Salutes during National Anthem

WASHINGTON (Oct. 30, 2008) — Veterans and active-duty military not in uniform can now render the military-style hand salute during the playing of the national anthem, thanks to changes in federal law that took effect this month. "The military salute is a unique gesture of respect that marks those who have served in our nation's …

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Oct 29 2008

VA News – Week of October 27, 2008

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Oct 27 2008

Enhanced VA Mortgage Options Now Available

WASHINGTON (Oct.24) — Veterans with conventional home loans now have new options for refinancing to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) guaranteed home loan.  These new options are available as a result of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008, which the President signed into law on October 10, 2008. "These changes will allow VA …

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Oct 27 2008

Double Your Donation

A patriotic friend of the VFW has offered to match—dollar for dollar—every donation to the VFW received by Veterans Day, November 11th.  What an opportunity! Your gift of $40 automatically becomes $80; $60 become $120 … and so on. Imagine how much you can do for our brave defenders! VFW’s programs support America’s heroes with: …

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Oct 26 2008

Enhanced VA Mortgage Options

Enhanced VA Mortgage Options Now Available for Veterans Of Potential Benefit to Those in Financial Distress WASHINGTON — Veterans with conventional home loans now have new options for refinancing to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) guaranteed home loan. These new options are available as a result of the Veterans” Benefits Improvement Act of 2008, …

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Oct 25 2008

Golden Coral

Golden Corral” Golden Corral Restaurants Salute America”s Heroes with a Free Dinner on Military Appreciation Monday — Military Appreciation Post Card Drive Begins Sept. 1 — Raleigh, NC (October, 2008)

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Oct 23 2008

VA To Deploy Mobile Counseling Centers Across America

WASHINGTON – The first of a fleet of 50 new mobile counseling centers for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Vet Center program was put into service today with the remainder scheduled to be activated over the next three months. "Our widespread distribution of this fleet from coast to coast marks a new chapter in …

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Oct 23 2008

New Medicare Program Benefits VA Category 1 Medicare Veterans

SUBJECT: New Medicare Program Benefits VA Category 1 Medicare Veterans Dear Comrades, The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved (and published on its web site) a new Medicare Advantage Plan for 2009 that may be of significant interest to VA Category 1 Medicare veterans (normally those who are 50-100% service-disabled, or deemed …

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