Open Discussion about PTSD, Depression and Families in Crisis

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VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for Veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective today, VA claims raters will make provisional decisions on the oldest claims in inventory, which will allow Veterans to begin collecting compensation benefits more quickly, if eligible. Veterans will be able to submit additional evidence for consideration a full year after the provisional rating, before VA issues a final decision. Continue reading

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Flags To Fly At Half-Staff Until Sunset, April 20, 2013

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on April 15, 2013, in Boston Continue reading

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VFW Statement on Boston Bombing

VFW reaches out to our friends, families and visitors of the Boston Bombing. Continue reading

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VFW Statement on Distinguished Warfare Medal

Hagel makes decision on new medal issue Continue reading

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Vets for Vets is proud to announce Dr. Lorry Fenner as our next guest speaker!

Dr. Lorry Fenner, a retired Air Force Colonel who now works for the National Defense University in Washington DC, will be coming to Madison on the 18th of April to give her case supporting the inclusion of women in the combat arms of the military. The purpose of her lecture will be to spark thoughtful, academic discussion on the topic and allow listeners to come to their own conclusions on the matter. Continue reading

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Dinner Fundraiser April 13th

The next dinner fundraiser (formerly Steak Night) is Saturday April 13th from 5p.m. to 8 p.m. at the post. Continue reading

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WOMENS VETERANS EXPO 2013

Womens veterans expo April 27/28 Continue reading

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MILWAUKEE BREWERS OFFERING FREE TICKETS TO VETERANS

2 FREE tickets to every regular season Sunday home game in 2013 for the Milwaukee Brewers. Continue reading

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MARCH APRIL NEWSLETTER

The March/April 2013 newsletter for VFW Post 1318. Continue reading

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