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Jul 08 2010

The VFW Foundation Needs Your Assistance

The VFW Foundation is presently hovering around 17 in pursuit of a $250k grant from Pepsi…have you voted today to support our Military Families Unmet Needs? If we hit 15 we make the "Leader Board" and should get some traction from there. You can vote once a day. Don’t forget to use the share feature …

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Jul 03 2010

Operation Uplink's 4th of July Free Call Day!

This July 4th, troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait can call the U.S for free for a full 24 hours in honor of Independence Day, courtesy of Sport Clips, beginning at 12:01AM July 4, 2010 and ending at 11:59PM July 4, 2010 (Eastern Standard Time). Free Call Days are available at more than 800 MWR …

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Jun 25 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – June 25, 2010

In This Issue: 1. Senior Officer Changes 2. South Korean Presidential Thank You 3. Senate Discusses Military Suicides 4. House VA Committee Hearings 5. U.S.-Russia Joint Commission Update 6. WW I Marine Identified 7. Help VFW Win $250,000 Grant 1. Senior Officer Changes: The president on Wednesday nominated U.S. Central Command commander Gen. David Petraeus …

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Jun 18 2010

The American Veteran – June 2010 Edition

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Jun 18 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – June 18, 2010

In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Meets With President 2. House Subcommittee Meets on Claims Backlog 3. Senate VA Committee Discusses Rural Healthcare 4. Help VFW Win a $250,000 Grant 5. Pearl Harbor Sailor Identified 6. Four Vietnam MIAs Identified 1. VFW National Commander Meets With President: VFW National Commander Thomas J. Tradewell Sr. …

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Jun 07 2010

Help the VFW "Return the Favor"

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – the VFW Foundation is in the running to receive a $250,000 “Pepsi Refresh” grant. But it all depends on you. Won’t you help us win? Please visit www.refresheverything.com/ReturnTheFavor and vote! Your vote for the VFW Foundation’s “Return the Favor” project will support the unmet needs of U.S. military personnel and their …

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Jun 07 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – June 7, 2010

In This Issue: 1. VFW Victorious in Protecting DOD, VA Healthcare Programs 2. VA Creates Homeless Vet Hotline 3. Help VFW Win a $250,000 Grant 4. Afghanistan Now America’s Longest War 5. Defense Budget Update 6. Vietnam MIA Identified 1. VFW Victorious in Protecting DOD, VA Healthcare Programs: The president’s signature last week on H.R. …

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May 31 2010

Meaning of Memorial Day

A message from VFW National Commander Tradewell… It’s a sacred day to all war veterans: None need to be reminded of the reason that Memorial Day must be commemorated. But what about the general public, and more important, future generations? Do most non-veterans really recognize the importance of the day honoring their fellow Americans killed …

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May 12 2010

Mojave War Memorial Cross Stolen; Reward Offered

Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com VFW Press Release: WASHINGTON, May 11, 2010 – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. learned yesterday that the cross-shaped veterans’ memorial in the Mojave Desert was torn down Sunday night by someone or persons with no respect for the dead or the nation’s laws. “This was …

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May 05 2010

VA Simplifies Online Application

WASHINGTON (May 5, 2010) – Veterans will find it easier and faster to apply for their health care benefits now that the Department of Veterans Affairs has updated its online Form 10-10EZ, “Application for Health Benefits.” “VA is committed to tapping into the best that technology has to offer to ensure Veterans receive the benefits …

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