IT’S A GREAT TIME OF YEAR     HAPPY HOLIDAYS           In a World with Bad news, let’s take a           breather… Patsy                                                      

19 December 2017 Washington Update

TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Update •Holiday Message from TREA: The Enlisted Association National President John Adams •Big Changes This Year for all TRICARE Programs – Except TRICARE For Life (TFL) •Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018 •Why Do 70 Percent of New Recruits Sign up for the Montgomery GI Bill? •Federal […]

Post 56 in Beverly MA

This just happened a few days ago, the front facade got altered letters were re-arranged and an AMVETS Logo was attached. We are new and trying to find our niche and fit in. A trip of a thousand miles begins with one step.

National Commander Polk’s Testimonial Agenda

February 3rd, 2018 6:00 P.M. National Commander Marion Polk’s Testimonial Dinner at Post #7 Compliments of AMVETS Department of Louisiana and AMVETS Chandler-White Post 7 February 4th, 2018 Super Bowl Party at Post #7 February 4th, 2018 Hospitality Suite Closes. Nearest Airport: Alexandria International (AEX) If you are making your own travel arrangements, please forward […]


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 […]