Latest VFW WI Network News


  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    New Army and Navy Service Chiefs Nominated
    The Pentagon announced that Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Navy Adm. John M. Richardson have been nominated to lead their respective services. Milley, 57, is currently the head of U.S. Army Forces Comma (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    House Passes Multiple Veterans’ Bills
    On Monday, the House passed several bills that the VFW testified in support of earlier this year. These included H.R. 474, the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2015, (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Memorial Day 2015
    National Commander John Stroud will be representing the VFW at the White House Monday morning, as well as participating in Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and the Vietnam Vetera (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal
    Only 1,447 American pilots have earned the coveted title of “ace” by shooting down five or more enemy aircraft. America’s last air aces came during the Vietnam War, and due to the ever-evolving (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Senate MilCon/VA Appropriations Markup
    On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Appropriations held a markup of its version of the MilCon/VA appropriations bill for fiscal year 2016. The bill includes .2 billion for VA’s discretionary acc (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Four MIAs Identified
    The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced the identification of remains belonging to three soldiers who had been missing-in-action since the Korean War and one pilot who had been missing since W (...)
  • May 23 · WI VFW Post and Districts
    Denver Project Hangs in the Balance
    On Thursday the House passed an authorization bill that will allow VA to continue building the Denver VA Medical Center, but as of Friday at noon, the Senate still has not passed the measure. The proj (...)
  • May 22 · WI VFW Department
    Wisconsin Army Guard once again boasts best food service section
    The 132nd Brigade Support Battalion's food service section, based in Portage, Wisconsin, was named the Army National Guard's best food service section in the 2014 Phillip A. Connelly Awards Program (...)
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  • May 22 · WI VFW Department
    C#.NET Web Developers (2 positions) Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs – Madison
    The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs is currently recruiting for two C# .NET Web Developer positions for our Central Office in Madison. If qualified Veterans with 30% or more disability are e (...)
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  • May 22 · WI VFW Department
    Wisconsin Guard promotes new general officer
    Gov. Scott Walker promoted Brig. Gen. Murray Hansen, the Wisconsin Air National Guard chief of staff, to his present rank during a formal ceremony May 20 in the Senate Chamber of the state capitol. (...)
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