Veterans Benefit Forum

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E-News

  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/162f7d988534ef11 The link above will take to actual stories with photos and other links. April 2018 e-News   APRIL 2018 WVM James Megellas Gallery at King Opens With an expansive remodel complete, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum celebrated the grand re-opening of the James Megellas Gallery on April 20. The interactive museum (take virtual tour here), which covers the rich history of military members from Wisconsin, is housed at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King in its Marden Center. The museum includes stories and artifacts from Veterans who served in United States-involved conflicts from the Civil War until today. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the museum at King brought dozens of members from the community and members at the home…. Volunteering for Veterans April is National Volunteer Month, a time for us to recognize the incredible work volunteers perform across the nation. Across the WDVA’s three Veterans homes, almost 600 volunteers combined to put in more than 43,000 hours within the last year! Thank you to those volunteers who help care for our nation’s heroes every day. … Continue reading

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April VFW Dispatch

April VFW Dispatch Time is Running Out for Student Vets The VFW’s Help A Hero scholarship application period will end soon! Student veterans interested in scholarships for the 2018 fall semester can apply through April 30 here. VFW Announces Top National Teachers The VFW has proudly announced the selection of Emily Cowan Ezell, Sara Gibson and Michael Rauenhorst as the top three winners of its annual Teacher of the Year award. See how they’re making a difference for today’s youth. VFW Statement on VA Secretary Change Last month, President Trump announced that Navy Rear Adm. (Dr.) Ronny Jackson would be nominated to become the next VA Secretary. Read Commander Harman’s full statement. VFW Helps Combat Medic Earn His Degree Being awarded a VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” made it possible for Afghanistan veteran Matthew Carbonelli to finish his doctorate degree. Read about his plan to help veterans. VFW Teams Up With Vet Tix The VFW is teaming up with Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) to increase awareness of the opportunities both organizations offer. Learn more about Vet Tix … Continue reading

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District 10 Spring Meeting 2018

District 10 Spring meeting to be held Sat. April 14, 2018 at Medford, Wi. Medford Post 5729, 240 S. 8th. Street, Medford, Wi. 54451. Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post 5729 & Auxiliary 240 S. 8th. Street Medford, Wi. 54451 715-748-3322 Subject: District 10 Spring Conference Date: April 14, 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday April 14th, 2018 08:00 – o9:00 hrs. Registration VFW Hall  (Coffee and Doughnuts) 09:00 hrs.     District Meeting Starts   08:00 – 09:00 hrs.  Aux. Registration Medford Area Middle School Cafeteria          509 Clark Ave.     (coffee and Doughnuts) 09:00 hrs.  Meeting Starts There will be  a Noon lunch served at the VFW Post. $5.00 per person     Being served is BBQ – Baked Beans – Potato Salad and Dessert MOTELS IN THE AREA Boarders Inn          435 S. 8th. Street         715-748-2330       Room rate: 2 Queen $109.40 W/Tax      1 King  $114.87 W/Tax Medford Inn           321 N. 8th. Street         715-748-4420      Room … Continue reading

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119th VFW National Convention

Every year, thousands of VFW and Auxiliary delegates gather to represent the organization’s total membership of nearly 1.7 million at the weeklong convention. While there, our mission is to approve new national priorities to guide our organization as we lobbies Congress on issues important to the nation’s veterans, service members and their families. Convention delegates also elect new leadership, as well as recognize prominent individuals and organizations for their support of veterans and military personnel. Save the date for the 2018 national convention, which will be held in Kansas City, Mo., July 21-25, 2018. The 118th VFW National Convention was held July 22 – July 26, in New Orleans.

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VFW Legislative Conference

Since 1949, VFW’s annual Legislative Conference has provided an opportunity for VFW leaders from each state to personally lobby their respective lawmakers and watch as VFW’s current Commander-in-Chief testifies on Capitol Hill before the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees on behalf of veterans. Guest speakers are invited to address conference delegates, and since 1964 the VFW’s Congressional Award has been presented annually to one sitting member of the House or Senate for their significant legislative contributions on behalf of those who have worn the uniform. Also at the event, the winners of the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship contests are announced. Each national winner reads their winning essay before conference delegates and are presented with their winnings. The 2018 Legislative Conference is scheduled for March 4 – 7, 2018.

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2018 SPRING SWEEPSTAKES

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V. F. W. Action Corps Weekly

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VFW ACTION Corps Weekly 4-21-2017

April 21, 2017
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17th. Annual PUTT RUN Motorcycle Fund Raiser

Proceeds will go to help local Veterans through the Frank and Michael Baran VFW Post 5778 Continue reading

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