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Dec 20 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – December 17, 2010

In This Issue: 1. Congress Improves GI Bill 2. New Defense Bill Introduced 3. DHS Expands Security Awareness Campaign 4. WWI, Korean War MIAs Identified 1. Congress Improves GI Bill: Congress passed S. 3447, the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010. Though VFW did not support all of its provisions, the bill does …

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Dec 07 2010

Remember Pearl Harbor Day

Each year on December 7 we recall an event that changed the course of history and the destiny of civilization. Nearly 70 years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor awoke a sleeping giant, and with it, produced what has been called the “greatest generation.” That day of infamy produced many U.S. casualties: 3,500 dead or …

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Nov 29 2010

Warning to Veterans

(via VFW.org) The following has been forwarded by Kevin Secor, VSO Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. November 29, 2010 An organization called Veterans Affairs Services (VAS) is providing benefit and general information on VA and gathering personal information on veterans. This organization is not affiliated with VA in any …

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Nov 18 2010

VFW Video

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Nov 11 2010

VFW National Home Children Thank Veterans on Veterans Day

Children from the VFW National Home for Children extend their thanks to our nation’s veterans on this Veterans Day 2010. The VFW WebCOM Network team would also like to extend a heartfelt Thank You as we honor all veterans, past and present, today.

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Nov 08 2010

The American Veteran – November 2010

(via The Pentagon Channel)

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Nov 08 2010

VFW Washington Weekly – November 5, 2010

In This Issue: 1. Election 2010 Results 2. New Compensation Payments Begin 3. Retroactive Stop-Loss Pay Going Unclaimed 4. IB Releases Critical Issues 5. Help Burger King Support Unmet Needs Program 1. Election 2010 Results: Significant changes are coming to the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees, as a number of military and veteran …

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Oct 28 2010

Sign VFW's Welcome Home Register

Let our newest Veterans Know You Care Veterans Day is November 11, 2010. This fall, more than 100,000 heroes are returning from Iraq, and VFW needs you to help welcome them home! Please sign the Welcome Home Register today. We’re collecting signatures to present to our newest veterans across the country. Be among the first …

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Oct 21 2010

Sam's Club to Offer Free Canes for Veterans

  In honor of Veterans Day, Sam’s Club® locations nationwide will distribute 36,000 Hugo® canes free of charge on November 10th, 11th and 12th, 2010 to U.S. military veterans in need of mobility assistance. We salute our veterans for all the incredible contributions made to our country. To all who have served… Thank You! Limited quantities …

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Oct 18 2010

VFW National Commander Moves for Dissolution of Political Action Committee

I have reviewed the Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors’ response to our request to rescind this year’s Congressional endorsements. I disagree with their assessment. It is now evident to most of the VFW leadership, both National and especially the departments, that the VFW has been subjected to extreme negative publicity throughout the nation, …

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