IMPORTANT! North Shore Veterans Expo 2014, Sat, Aug 23rd - Update

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North Shore Vets Expo 2014          NS VETS EXPO - PRESS RELEASE IMPORTANT! North Shore Veterans Expo 2014, Sat, Aug 23rd - Update and Flyers   Greetings all:   We need your help to get the word out and would love to have you with us at Beverly for this Veterans Exp

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SAVE DATE-9/25 WW Soldier Ride-Falmouth

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WOUNDED WARRIOR NATIONAL SOLDIER RIDE coming to Falmouth for the 3rd year! SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, Sept 25th, 9:30 –Start Time FALMOUTH Beginning Sept 24th, close to 50 wounded warriors from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will take part in a rehabilitative bicycling ride on C

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Links to various articles about veterans issues, etc.

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Visit your legislators in August during the recess http://www.moaa.org/augustrecess/ VA Negotiations Break Down http://www.moaa.org/Main_Menu/Take_Action/Top_Issues/Retired_Still_Working/Veterans_Issues/VA_Negotiations_Break_Down.html USHR14 Committee on Veterans' Affairs 072414 Thursday at 6:12

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Thanks 2 Veterans August 6, 2014

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    US Senate sends VA reform bill to Obama The Arizona Republic The U.S. Senate easily passed a $16.3 billion VA reform measure July 30, sending it to the White House for the president's signature and putting in motion changes to repair the embattled

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WWII Japanese Surrender Planes

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WWII Japanese Surrender Planes   This is great information about the Japs pre surrender prep in other parts of the Pacific theatre. Quite a piece of WW II history; I was not aware of how the surrender signers got to the ceremony, or that they first met MacArthur at Manila. This clip is

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  • IMPORTANT! North Shore Veterans Expo 2014, Sat, Aug 23rd – Update - North Shore Vets Expo 2014          NS VETS EXPO – PRESS RELEASE IMPORTANT! North Shore Veterans Expo 2014, Sat, Aug 23rd – Update and Flyers   Greetings all:   We need your help to get the word out and would love to have you with us at Beverly for this Veterans Expo.   Can you help […]
  • SAVE DATE-9/25 WW Soldier Ride-Falmouth - WOUNDED WARRIOR NATIONAL SOLDIER RIDE coming to Falmouth for the 3rd year! SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, Sept 25th, 9:30 –Start Time FALMOUTH Beginning Sept 24th, close to 50 wounded warriors from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will take part in a rehabilitative bicycling ride on Cape Cod and in Boston as part of […]
  • Links to various articles about veterans issues, etc. - Visit your legislators in August during the recess http://www.moaa.org/augustrecess/ VA Negotiations Break Down http://www.moaa.org/Main_Menu/Take_Action/Top_Issues/Retired_Still_Working/Veterans_Issues/VA_Negotiations_Break_Down.html USHR14 Committee on Veterans’ Affairs 072414 Thursday at 6:12am Restoring Trust http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/50466680 USHR14 Committee on Veterans’ Affairs 072414Thursday at 9:12am Restoring Trust 2 http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/50470643 USHR14 Committee on Veterans’ Affairs 071614 at 9:38am http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/50152042 She is a whistle-blower with a passion for […]
  • Thanks 2 Veterans August 6, 2014 -     US Senate sends VA reform bill to Obama The Arizona Republic The U.S. Senate easily passed a $16.3 billion VA reform measure July 30, sending it to the White House for the president’s signature and putting in motion changes to repair the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs. Senators voted against a last-minute procedural […]
  • WWII Japanese Surrender Planes - WWII Japanese Surrender Planes   This is great information about the Japs pre surrender prep in other parts of the Pacific theatre. Quite a piece of WW II history; I was not aware of how the surrender signers got to the ceremony, or that they first met MacArthur at Manila. This clip is lengthy but a great […]
  • Check out Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) VA - Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) is a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) program that offers health care contracts to provide eligible Veterans access to: inpatient specialty care outpatient specialty care mental health care limited emergency care limited newborn care for enrolled female Veterans following birth of a child Availability The contracts have been awarded in the following […]
  • New Law in New Jersey - CHAPTER 18   An Act designating May of each year as “Military Appreciation Month” in New Jersey.   Whereas, The freedom, peace, and security that citizens of the United States enjoy today are the direct results of the sacrifices and the continued vigilance of the members of the Armed Forces who selflessly serve to protect […]
  • Secretary McDonald Announces Town Hall Events at Veterans’ Facilities Nationwide - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 5, 2014   Secretary McDonald Announces Town Hall Events at Veterans’ Facilities Nationwide     WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has directed all Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare and benefits facilities to hold town-hall events by the end of September to improve communication with, and hear directly […]
  • Overhaul VA Bill Passes Congress - Congress overwhelmingly passes $16.3 billion plan to overhaul VA By Travis J. Tritten Stars and Stripes Published: August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — The hard-fought passage of a $16.3 billion VA reform plan by Congress on Thursday drew applause from veterans groups, but they also warned it is only a first step toward a needed overhaul […]
  • VA Secretary Promises - 9 things the new VA secretary promised for his first 90 days By Josh Hicks July 30 Follow @reporter_hicks  The Washington Post Robert McDonald won confirmation on Tuesday to serve as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with the Senate voting unanimously to approve him as the agency’s next head. McDonald inherits a giant bureaucracy reeling […]
  • A message to VA employees from Secretary Robert McDonald - A message to VA employees from Secretary Robert McDonald   Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Public Affairs Media Relations Washington, DC 20420 (202) 461-7600  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    July 31, 2014 Secretary McDonald Issues Message to VA Employees   WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today released the following message to […]
  • Renewal Stickers and new Cards - 2014-2015 Member Year We will mail your stickers directly to the your post mailing address. As your members renew give them stickers for their cards. We hope to use the plastic cards for three years before we replace them. If the lettering wears out we will replace the card at no charge. If a person […]
  • NewSeretary of Veterans Affairs - The United Senate  today confirmed Robert McDonald by a vote of 97-0 to become the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Mr. McDonald  a West Point graduate, served five years in the Army, retiring as a captain in 1980.  Mr. McDonald  also worked  more than 30 years at Procter and Gamble as President and CEO from […]
  • Korean War Pictures - Gannett’s Korean War project Click on the above link to view picture of the Korean War that were submitted to the Korean War Project
  • Bedford VA Festival Letter -  Festival Letter  Here you go.  For the past several years we have done the Black Jack table with cash awards which was led by Mr. Black Jack himself,  AMVET Representative for Bedford,  Richard Burnell. He will make it official what we will do.  (I like the Black Jack)  This is a very big happening with […]