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Veterans-For-Change NEWSLETTER

Week Ending Sunday, June 17, 2018 Volume 9, Issue 24 This-N-That There isn’t much to update this week as Congress seems to be bent on protecting illegal aliens over Americans and most especially Veterans. Veterans-For-Change has been around since June 2006 and this month makes it twelve years we have been providing information and programs […]

Thanks To Yanks June 2018 E-Newsletter

Welcome Summer Family BBQ Join us on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 12:30pm – 4:30 p.m. American Legion Fairmount Post 85\ 870 River Street, Woonsocket, RI Tickets:$5.00 per person OR bring an item for our deployed troops care packages such as: (protein bars, beef jerky, new/current magazines, 2-ply toilet paper, sunscreen or shaving cream (non-aerosol), or […]

June Membership report

June 2018 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report   The gears are turning get your members renewed make the final calls. Who is calling the MALs? Give the list to your posts for recruiting opportunities.     Timeline for 2019-member year 1 Sept 2018-31 August 2019 15 June order blank 2019 cards 18 -20 June approve letters and envelope design for […]

Presenting The Colors: Tuesday, July 10th – 7:10pm

Hi Wayne, Thank you for reaching out and confirming the Amvets Honor Guard to present the colors for the Tuesday, July 10th game against the Texas Rangers.  We would like for your group to arrive to Gate E, at 5:45pm to ensure that you go through our security protocol.  A Fenway Ambassador will meet you at Gate E, […]

Oral History Project

We are losing veteran members at an exceedingly fast pace; however, the good news is that our Department is growing with the increase of New Posts like Beverly, for instance. I have always been willing to take Oral Histories of anyone who wishes to share them with me, to record them, and to give them, […]

AMVETS 2018 National Convention Agenda

Good Evening, The AMVETS 2018 National Convention agenda is now on the website.  Please visit the website at  and scroll down to AMVETS Connect App For more information on National Convention and all other national events, download our AMVETS Connect app. Best, Sybrena Bullock Executive Assistant to Joe Chenelly AMVETS National Headquarters 4647 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, Maryland  […]

Passing of another AMVET

Passing of Post Commander 1980 I’m saddened to pass this news that Post 1980 Commander George Hill, entered the House of our Lord this morning, June 12. Per his family request, his service and celebration of his life will be held at a future date (August 2018). When the date is determined, I will surely […]

VA Mission Act

TRUMP SIGNS $55 BILLION BILL TO REPLACE VA CHOICE PROGRAM <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> President Donald Trump shows off the “VA Mission Act” during a signing ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) 6 Jun 2018 By Richard Sisk President Donald […]