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AMVETS PROGRAMS BLAST 12/15/17

View this email in your browser Programs Blast December 15, 2017 DISTRICT III MEETING February 1st – 4th Mark your Calendars!!! Friday, February 2, 2018! Communications, Membership and Programs will provide training. In Case You Missed The 2017 Fall NEC… AMVETS National Programs team shared information on the rollout of new programs for 2018.  Veterans’ […]

RAO Bulletin 15 DEC 2017 Availability Notice

RAO BULLETIN 15 December 2017   HTML/PDF  Editions     THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES   Pg                   Article                                                Subject .                                                   * DOD *                                                   .      04 == DoD Cluster Bomb Policy —- (2019 Use Deadline Set Aside 05 == Pentagon Accounting [02] —- (44,000 Troops Unaccounted For) 05 == Transgender Lawsuits […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 15, 2017

December 15, 2017   This is the last issue of the year. The next Action Corps Weekly will be on Jan. 5, 2018.   In This Issue: 1. VFW Meets VA, USMC Leadership 2. VFW Testifies at Hearing on Changes to Pre-Discharge Claims Program 3. VFW Sets the Record Straight on Decision Ready Claims 4. […]

Circular 26-17-41: 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs County Loan Limits

Greetings, The purpose of this communication is to inform you that Circular 26-17-41 has been published. Circular 26-17-41: 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs County Loan Limits This Circular announces the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) effective loan limits for loans closed on or after January 1, 2018.   This Circular has been posted to the following URL: http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/resources_circulars.asp […]

H.R. 4016, the Restore Veterans Compensation Act of 2017

On October 11, 2017, Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ) introduced H.R. 4016, the Restore Veterans Compensation Act of 2017. This bill aims to eliminate the Department of Veterans Affairs policy of recouping the separation pay, special separation benefits, and voluntary separation incentive payments from veterans who are receiving disability compensation. It also seeks to impose limitations […]

AMVETS TOP Stories for Veterans

Some of the top stories circulating the AMVETS community. Senate committee green lights plan for VA health care overhaul READ MORE Crestview AMVETS to Provide Free Christmas Dinners READ MORE Share Tweet Forward What comes up sometimes comes down. That includes websites. Read below to find out why the Veteran Identification Card process is on hold. […]

Boston Bruins Game

The State Honor Guard will be Posting Colors this Saturday 500pm at the TD Garden Hockey Game December 16th, Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers we will be on National Television. I will also have 19 AMVETS  Fellow AMVETS watch your State Honor Guard in action. Thanks for your SUPPORT Wayne Anthony State Provost Marshal.

Did you know this?

Truly amazing story!………………………Read to the very end! HER MISSION WAS TO TAKE DOWN FLIGHT 93… On September 11, 2001, Lt. Heather Lucky Penney in an F-16 at Andrews Air Force Base.  She had her orders. She was to take down down United Airlines Flight 93. The hijacked plane was headed toward Washington, D C. Three […]

Forever GI Bill Hearing

Dear Fellow Veterans and Colleagues,   We’ve already been telling you about what we’ve done so far to implement the Colmery Act/Forever GI Bill, but now it’s time for Congress to know. On Tuesday, December 12 at 2:00pm ET, Mr. Robert Worley II, Director of Education Service, will testify before the House Veterans Affairs Committee […]