17th. Annual PUTT RUN Motorcycle Fund Raiser

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VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Next weekend, more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization begin rallying in Washington, D.C., to voice the concerns of veterans directly with the nation’s lawmakers during the 2017 VFW Legislative Conference, Feb. 26 – March 2. Continue reading

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CA National Guard to Pay Back Bonuses

After years of trying to collect reenlistment bonuses from California National Guard members and mounting pressure from the VFW, Congress and other VSOs, the Department of Defense (DOD) suspended its collection efforts in October of 2016. VFW National Commander Brian Duffy said at the time that he “welcomes the defense secretary’s decision to suspend the collections efforts, but that the decision doesn’t go deep enough. A comprehensive program needs to be immediately created to help make these Guard members whole again. They signed and fulfilled a contract, and whether they were authorized to receive a bonus is the fault of a system, not of any recipient. Aside from stopping collection, the government should also restore those monies already collected.” Earlier this week, DOD Secretary Ash Carter ordered the repayment of those bonuses that had been collected. DOD is also tasked with exploring ways to assist those veterans who may have gone into debt or lost their homes because of the recoupment of their bonuses.

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February VFW Dispatch

That’s why VFW members from across the nation will take the voice of all veterans to Capitol Hill February 26 – March 2, during our annual VFW Legislative Conference. Continue reading

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2017-2018 Voice of Democrcy & Patriot’s Pen other program information

2017 – 2018 Information for V.O.D. & programs Continue reading

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Thank You Veterans & Supporters!

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Dist 10 Training to include Wi. State Bingo & Raffle A & B Auditor

Wisconsin Dept. of Gaming – Bingo, Raffle A & B. State Auditor, Randall Bansley will be doing the training. Continue reading

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Relevance: We Need To Talk!

A call to engage our comrades and our minds in the business of building a better, modern VFW.

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Quartermaster and Commander Training

Quartermaster & Commander training at Tomahawk, Wi. All Welcome!! Continue reading

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