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Jul 14 2009

VFW Statement on VAWatchdog.org Attack

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009 ? The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is very disappointed that the founder of VAWatchdog.org would twist a simple request for assistance into an attack against the invaluable service work done by the VFW and other Veterans’ Service Organizations. In a July 13 posting at http://www.vawatchdog.org/09/nf09/nfjul09/nf071309-6.htm, a reader writes: …

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Jul 07 2009

The American Veteran – July Edition

(from The Pentagon Channel)

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Jul 04 2009

VFW Riders, July 4th

We got up at 3am to be at Post 1563 for breakfast at 4am. Kickstands went up at 5am to drive the last 200 miles to the National Home in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. We arrived at the home at 9:50am and left again at 10am to head downtown for the parade lineup. After the parade, …

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Jul 03 2009

VFW Riders July 3rd

The ride from Kentucky to Merrillville, Indiana to VFW Post 1563 had the best weather so far with the sun shining. We did have a couple of bikes with mechanical problems; but, the problems were overcome and everyone made it to VFW Post 1563 safely. The Post treated us like royalty. Let me tell you, …

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Jul 02 2009

VFW Riders July 2nd

We traveled from Headquarters to Beckley WV on July 1st, where we spent the night. We then rode 302 miles to Louisville KY where we rested our bottoms. There have been no major problems in the past two days. The weather has been nice, only cooled us all off a couple of times with a …

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Jul 01 2009

VFW Riders to the National Home, 1 July

On July 1st, 14 bikes left Hampton Roads, from Post 4809 and Post 3219.  They headed towards Staunton with a brief stop in Richmond at Post 6364 and collected $1000.00 from them and $1000.00 from their Men’s Auxiliary.  They then headed to Staunton and met with State Adjutant/Quartermaster Kim DeShano and picked up a check …

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Jul 01 2009

Photos Taken at VFW Functions

  When you are at a function where our Past State Commander Doc Crouch is taking pictures, you can view them at   http://vfwva.myphotoalbum.com .   This link is arranged in folders by the VFW event, go check it out. 

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Jul 01 2009

Taking Pride in the Nation

by Glen Gardner, VFW National Commander Patriotism is in the air especially this time of year, and we should embrace all it stands for. Those who guarantee our freedoms must not be forgotten. June and July contain two very important holidays—Flag Day and Independence Day. Both symbolize what it means to be an American. As …

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Jun 30 2009

VFW Washington Weekly – June 29, 2009

In This Issue: 1. GI Bill Hearing 2. GI Bill Transferability Rules 3. House Passes Defense Bill 4. Congress on Recess 1. GI Bill Hearing: The House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held another hearing on VA’s implementation plans for the Post 9/11 GI Bill. The GI bill benefit is scheduled to be fully …

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Jun 29 2009

First Annual Hampton Roads Veterans Job Fair, July 2nd

You're Invited to Congressman Glenn Nye's First Annual Hampton Roads Veterans Job Fair On Thursday, .July 2nd, 2009 Congressman Glenn Nye will host his first annual Hampton Roads Veterans' Job Fair at VFW Post 4809 in Norfolk. The fair is intended to bring together employers in Hampton Roads with local veterans who have valuable skills …

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