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Aug 09 2012

2012 Year in Review

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Jul 29 2012

Vietnam Veteran Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Organization of Combat Veterans

America’s largest organization of combat veterans has elected a Vietnam War veteran to head the 1.5 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

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Jul 24 2012

President Announces New Job Initiatives for Vets

President Barack Obama addressed about 3,500 attendees at today’s Joint Opening Session in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. He discussed various issues of importance to veterans, including: new employment and transition assistance for returning vets, VA health care, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Afghanistan War and creation of a medals database.

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Jul 13 2012

Governor Romney to Address VFW National Convention

The presumptive Republican candidate for this fall’s presidential election has accepted an invitation to speak before the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., which begins July 21 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. The event is closed to the public.

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Jun 27 2012

50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE VIETNAM WAR PROCLAMATION

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Jun 27 2012

Richmond International Raceway

   

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Jun 19 2012

All American VFW Post

The National VFW has awarded All American status to the following Posts as of 6/15/2012:   392 – Virginia Beach   1503 – Dale City   3150 – Arlington   3160 – Ocean View   8241- McLean   9808 – Mechanicsville   Congratulations to all of the Comrades of these Posts for their hard work …

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Jun 05 2012

VFW: MIA Searches in Vietnam ‘Great News’

(via AP) Joe Davis, the Director of Public Affairs for the VFW, said Monday that the three new sites being opened in Vietnam to search for MIA remains is great news for the families of missing soldiers waiting for closure three decades later. (video)

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Jun 02 2012

New Initiative a Positive Step for Transitioning Military

The nation’s oldest and largest major combat veterans’ organization is calling President Obama’s new “We Can’t Wait” initiative an extremely positive step that will help thousands of service members with manufacturing and other high-demand skills receive civilian credentials and licenses.

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May 29 2012

New Veterans ID Card to be launched May 30 in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Department of Veterans Services (DVS) have joined as partners to offer a veterans ID card to U.S. military veterans throughout the state.  While retired military and veterans with a disability rating from Veterans Affairs are issued ID cards, other veterans had no way to show veteran status …

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