William “Bill” Bottoms

Author, Editor, Friend to Veterans is now at rest. Continue reading

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Mike DeRosa Receives Prestigious Award At VFW National Convention

The Burger King Franchise Operator with the Big Heart has spurred his restaurants and fellow franchise operators on to raise over 2.6-million dollars for VFW’s Unmet Needs Program. Continue reading

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Marshfield Site of Veterans Benefits Expo – 26 July 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs is putting on a Veterans Benefits Expo at the Hotel Marshfield on the 26th of July. The program features exhibitors, employers and seminars on a wide range of topics key to recently returned Vets, including how to Start Your Own Business! Continue reading

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S.O.S.=SALUTE OUR SOLDIERS Event, July 4th at VFW Post 305 in Eau Claire!

Celebrate Independence Day at this special event at VFW Post 305! Continue reading

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VFW Marks Passing of Past State Commander Don Cunningham

Past Wisconsin VFW State Commander Donald Otto Cunningham, age 83, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Comrade Cunningham served as Wisconsin VFW State Commander in 1988-89. Continue reading

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VFW Says: Boycott Mexican Products Until Tahmooressi Is Released!

“This is about politics, and if my government won’t do anything, then I guess we need to let the power of the purse take over. No products, no travel, a total boycott … then maybe a dialogue will start.” -VFW CIC Bill Thien Continue reading

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Summer Jobs at Ft McCoy; Hiring starts in July!

Summer Jobs to SUPPORT OUR TROOPS at Fort McCoy!! Work assisting our soldiers! Continue reading

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Janesville Post 1621 Co-Sponsors Fundraiser Poker Run in September

VFW Post 1621 is sponsoring this event and passing the word to our VFW comrades in the VFW who are motorcycle enthusiasts so they can learn about this event and come on down and take part in it. In fact ALL Veterans are invited to take part, as well as non-vets who want to support our troops and Vets! Continue reading

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HORSEPOWER FOR VETERANS – Help Fund Free Equine Therapy Program for Veterans

Trinity Equestrian Center provides FREE Equine Therapy to wounded Veterans. This is your great chance to help fund this unique program! Continue reading

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Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay to be Site of Veterans Job Fair

National Guard members, reservists and their spouses who are seeking employment, looking for a better job, or need benefit information, should register and attend this event. Organizers are also looking for those employers to participate who want quality, hard working, dedicated and proven individuals. There is room for approximately 140 employers and service providers to register and attend this 5 hour career fair. The Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay was selected this year for one of the 100 Veterans Mega Career Fairs sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Department of Labor and other partners. We anticipate that a wide variety of Wisconsin and National employers will be attending along with various federal and state agencies. There is no cost to employers or those who attend this great event. In addition to the hiring fair, during this time we will be presenting six different types of employment preparation training workshops. Keep an eye right here for more information, and get yourself (or your business) registered today!

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