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  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Veterans Day in Washington
    Visitors coming to their Nation’s Capital on Nov. 11 will be able to attend many special and free events to celebrate Veterans Day, including formal observances at the World War II Memorial at 9 a.m (...)
  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Surviving Spouses Now Eligible for Fry Scholarships
    The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin accepting applications by mail beginning Nov. 3 for the Fry Scholarship under newly expanded eligibility criteria that now includes surviving spouses of s (...)
  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Three MIAs Identified:
    The Defense POW/MIA Office has announced the identification of three American servicemen who had been missing in action since World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Returned are: Army Air Force 2nd Lt. Ji (...)
  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    VA Secretary Releases Op-Ed on VA Health Care
    Today, the Baltimore Sun published an op-ed by VA Secretary Bob McDonald, detailing his thoughts on the mission of the Veterans Health Administration.  It begins, “During preparation for my confirm (...)
  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    COLA Increase Determined
    Earlier this year, Congress passed the authorization for Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for all Veterans Affairs beneficiaries. What wasn’t known at the time was the amount of the increase, which (...)
  • October 25 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Health Care Benefits for Camp Lejeune Veterans and Their Families Starts Today
    Beginning today, veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina for at least 30 days between January 1, 1957 and December 31, 1987 will be able to receive health care for the 15 medical c (...)
  • October 21 · WI VFW Department
    Job Bulletin Oct. 22, 2014
    Please see and share the word about an exciting career opportunity at UW-Whitewater. Full-Time Coordinator of Student Veterans and Military Services Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Position: (...)
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  • October 21 · WI VFW Department
    Trades Job Fair October 30th in Milwaukee
    Put your military-trained skills to work! Learn more at Milwaukee Vet Center Trades Job Fair (...)
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  • October 18 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Concert for Valor Update
    HBO and Starbucks are cosponsoring a Concert for Valor on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day. The concert begins at 7 p.m. with entertainment from every musical genre. This is a fr (...)
  • October 18 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Applications Open
    The VFW and Student Veterans of America (SVA) recently announced a fellowship program to bring up to 10 student veterans to storm the halls of Congress alongside VFW’s advocates this March. Those in (...)