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VFW Action Corps Weekly, September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017
In This Issue:
1. Vietnam Green Beret to Receive Medal of Honor
2. VA Facility Hurricane Updates
3. VFW, VVA Host Bad Paper Panel
4. VA Releases New Veteran Suicide Data
5. FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act
6. Army VSO/MSO Roundtable
7. Free VA Caregiver Course Available Online
8. Senate Panel Supports Consumer Protection Rules
9. Veterans Day 2017 Poster
10. New Retirement System Education Continues
11. MIA Update

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September 22, 2017


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Millipore Randstad Job Fair

Millipore Randstad Job Fair Hello everyone,  Just want to let you know we will be having a Job fair at Millipore Monday September 25th 1-5pm. So if you know of anyone looking for a new position please let them know about this and have them drop by and meet Susie and I.  Thanks for sharing […]

Dept of MA AMVETS Auxiliary

Hi everyone I am happpy to report that PDC Charlie Studebaker is out of surgery. His doctors are surprised with how well he’s doing and are optimistic. PDP Beverly Studebaker is also in the hospital with low white counts. They are running numerous tests to determine the cause. Both Beverly and Charlie are in the […]

VA Benefit Payment Schedule

Dear VA Beneficiary, We want to provide you with some important information about your VA benefit payments. VA education, compensation, pension, and survivor’s benefits are paid on a monthly basis. Normally, benefits for a particular month are paid the first business day of the following month. When the first business day of the month falls […]

TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Office

TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Update • Members of the Guard and Reserve – Defending Our Nation Again • VA Chaplain Creates Group Discussion Program to Help Veterans Suffering from a Moral Injury • September is Suicide Prevention Month • TREA: The Enlisted Association Supports “Bad Paper” Veterans • NYT Article focuses on VA’s 430 Vacant Buildings • Statement Regarding Last […]

VA Home Loan Informational Sessions

Greetings, The purpose of this communication is to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cleveland Regional Loan Center (RLC) will be holding two on-site VA Home Loan informational sessions in October. One session will be Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm in Manchester, NH.  To register, please click on […]

AMVETS Dept of MA Commemorative Partner Vietnam War Commemoration

Hello, If anyone wished to login let me know and I will send you User ID and Password. Adjutant Radar Gents, After several e-mails and ultimately phone calls to the Directorate’s Office the AMVETS Dept of MA is now an authorized Vietnam War Commemorative Partner and I was able to successfully create a password […]


The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) now being debated in the Senate, with votingexpected to start Monday (18 September 2017), contains provisions that will hit military retirees hard. The bill would triple TRICARE pharmacy fees over a decade and tie rates to an index expected to increase by almost 6 percent next year. Because so […]