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Pizza Night Building 62

On behalf of district 6 commander Bernie Planeta we want to thank the following members for donating their time serving pizza to our vets at building 62 Brockton campus. These men look forward to our company every month. We get to here about their progress rehabilitating from their addictions and how well they are doing. […]

AMVETS Executive Report Nov 2018

2018_10_31_MembershipMatters_Final (002) Nov 2018 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report Analysis of our dataset. Theoretically at the beginning of each member year the number of our annual members drops to zero because we are just beginning the renewal process. On 1 Sept 2018 (the beginning of our membership year) members that expire in 2018 are no longer counted […]

Commander’s Column from Post 2 in Salem NH

AMVETS – Post 2 – Commander’s Column Nov. 28, 2018 Issue 18 – 9 Good Morning: Our next meeting is scheduled for Dec. 6, 2018. As usual December is a busy month. I am listing the events that will take place during the month of December 1. Dec.. 2 Visit to Tilton Veterans Home. We […]

oin us for the Biggest Fundraising Day of the Year

Thank you for committing to take the Plunge this winter! Everyone does the Polar Plunge for their own reasons. Some want to support a friend, a coworker, a sibling or a child with intellectual disabilities. Some of you are just big supporters of the Special Olympics movement. Whatever your reason, we thank you for your […]

Makin Island

Subject: Makin Island Makin  Island A true story  about 19 marines killed on an island (defending against the Japanese). They  had to retreat, so asked the islanders to please bury them for us. Years later, they checked and found a man who had been a teenager then and remembered where  they were buried. They sent a […]

For a Veteran, Disability Payment Is Long in Coming

Leroy MacKlem. CreditCourtesy of the MacKlem family The year Leroy MacKlem lost his veterans disability compensation for a bad hip, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon, a Yankee shortstop named Rizzuto was the American League’s most valuable player and President Harry S. Truman ordered production of the hydrogen bomb. It was 1950. He is about to […]

NCOAdvocate Newsletter

November 16, 2018  Inside this issue •  • Happy Thanksgiving!!! • Understanding TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season • Army Releases Deploy-or-Out Rules for Administratively Sidelined Troops • Trump hosts event on military, veterans in response to Veterans Day criticism • Bill creating DHS cyber agency heads to the president’s desk • Save the date – NCOA Conference is […]

RAO BULLETIN 15 NOV 2018 Availability Notice (Veteran News)

Availability Notice RAO BULLETIN 15 November 2018   HTML/PDF Editions     THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES   Pg                   Article                                                Subject .                                                   * DOD *                                                   . 04 == DoD Budget 2020 [01] —- (Potential 5% Cut Impact on Active Duty/Retirees) 05 == DoD Nuclear Mission [02] —- (New Warhead’s Projected Cost & Availability) 07 == DoD Audits [02] —- […]