Category Archive: Uncategorized

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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May 23 2012

2011-2012 ALL STATE POST

ALL STATE POST WINNERS   General Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller Post 1503                     Dale City Battlefield Post 9808                                                              Mechanicsville McLean Post 8241                                                                   McLean John Lyon Post 3150                                                               Arlington Franklin Post 4411                                                                    Franklin Thomas Hardy Graham Post 7059                                       Farmville Curtis A. …

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May 01 2012

VFW Elects New Quartermaster General

VFW Elects New Quartermaster General KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 1, 2012 — America’s largest organization of combat veterans has elected a Vietnam War veteran Quartermaster General for the 1.4 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Robert (Bob) Greene was elected VFW Quartermaster General on April 30 in Kansas City. As the fiscal and financial …

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Apr 02 2012

Official Ground Breaking on Duplex

To day the State Commander Charlie Absher and State Adjutant/Quartermaster Kim DeShano broke ground for the Duplex being built behind State Headquarters.This Duplex is being built to insure the VFW Department of Virginia will have continues income to support Veterans Issues for years to come thru the rent it will receive from these two units. …

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Mar 07 2012

HOME DEPOT GRANT NOW OPEN

HOME DEPOT GRANT NOW OPEN APPLY TO FIX UP YOUR POST BUILDING   The Home Depot (HD) has opened their Community Impact Grants cycle which will be in effect from February 6, 2012 through August 13, 2012, though it is suggested you apply as soon as possible.   VFW Posts can receive up to $5,000 …

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Mar 05 2012

VFW Announces 2011-2012 National Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest Winners

    VFW Announces 2011-2012 National Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest Winners   The winners of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary sponsored Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition and the Patriot’s Pen essay competition were announced late yesterday afternoon during the 2012 VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.   The Voice of Democracy program celebrated …

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Feb 23 2012

YOUR FIRST CHANCE TO HEAR AN AUDIO CLIP OF THE STATE WINNER!

 Click here to hear our state winning easy.

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Feb 16 2012

Veterans Issues Forum Over Coffee and Doughnuts with Governor George Allen

   Please join  Governor George Allen  Candidate for U.S. Senate  For  Veterans Issues Forum  Over Coffee and Doughnuts  Friday February 17th  9:00am – 10:00am  VFW Post 4522  117 East Lee Avenue  Vinton, Virginia  Respond: Bill.Kincaid@GeorgeAllen.com  804-218-0763  Paid for and authorized by George Allen for U.S. Senate. 

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