Fewer veterans running for congressional office

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The number of veterans in Congress has been steadily dropping in recent election cycles, but the legislative branch’s meager military credentials could take a major hit this year.   According to an analysis from the nonpartisan Veterans Campaign, only 183 of the 865 major-party candidat

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VA Accepting Provider Applications

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VA Accepting Provider Applications to Extend Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Veterans Choice Act Extension Offers Opportunities for Potential Providers The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is currently accepting proposals for the Assisted Living Pilot Program

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Fundraiser for work vessels for vets

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Great news! We are having a Party! Join us SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Trans Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas Show! Party starts at 2pm. Show at 3. For $100 per person, donors will enjoy a special holiday reception in the private Chairman’s Box with preferred seats for the 3pm

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Sad Sacks looking for help for the Fall Festival

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 NEWS BREAK "FLASH"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE SAD SACKS/'SACKETTS/ SONS OF FUN,  AND ARE GOING TO THE FESTIVAL,  WE WILL BE WEARING OUR FULL  SACK UNIFORM.   Some of you can bring along a smile if you haven't got a SACK.    The Hospital asked those who are attend

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Special deer hunt open to military members only

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military hunt 2014 sm Good morning, Camp Edwards, on Joint Base Cape Cod, is hosting a special deer hunt open to military members of any service and veterans.  I’m trying to get the word out about this hunt and would like to ask that you forward this information to any group or individual you

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  • Fewer veterans running for congressional office - The number of veterans in Congress has been steadily dropping in recent election cycles, but the legislative branch’s meager military credentials could take a major hit this year.   According to an analysis from the nonpartisan Veterans Campaign, only 183 of the 865 major-party candidates up for election to Congress this year boast military experience. […]
  • VA Accepting Provider Applications - VA Accepting Provider Applications to Extend Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Veterans Choice Act Extension Offers Opportunities for Potential Providers The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is currently accepting proposals for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI). The program had been slated to sunset […]
  • Fundraiser for work vessels for vets - Great news! We are having a Party! Join us SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Trans Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas Show! Party starts at 2pm. Show at 3. For $100 per person, donors will enjoy a special holiday reception in the private Chairman’s Box with preferred seats for the 3pm Performance on Sunday […]
  • Sad Sacks looking for help for the Fall Festival -  NEWS BREAK “FLASH”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE SAD SACKS/’SACKETTS/ SONS OF FUN,  AND ARE GOING TO THE FESTIVAL,  WE WILL BE WEARING OUR FULL  SACK UNIFORM.   Some of you can bring along a smile if you haven’t got a SACK.    The Hospital asked those who are attending to wear something in the spirit […]
  • Special deer hunt open to military members only - military hunt 2014 sm Good morning, Camp Edwards, on Joint Base Cape Cod, is hosting a special deer hunt open to military members of any service and veterans.  I’m trying to get the word out about this hunt and would like to ask that you forward this information to any group or individual you think […]
  • Stand Up For Your Hero -   Honor YOUR hero at the Field of Honor November 7~11th Johnny Kelley Park Corner of Old Bass River Road & Bob Crowell Road South Dennis DEADLINE FOR FLAGS IS FAST APPROACHING…if you would like to post a flag in the Field of Honor, click on one of the links below.      FIELD OF HONOR  […]
  • Army tank unveiled for Leominster memorial park - Army tank unveiled for Leominster memorial park The centerpiece of a planned veterans memorial park in Leominster, an M60A3 tank dedicated in memory of Pfc. Jonathan R. Roberge of Leominster, is unveiled during a ceremony Sunday at Mechanic Street and Johnny Appleseed Lane.   By George Barnes TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF george.barnes@telegram.com Add a comment […]
  • 5 things veterans should know about the Aid and Attendance pension - 5 things veterans should know about the Aid and Attendance pension By KSL Local October 17th, 2014 @ 2:24pm     For U.S military veterans, serving the country doesn’t come without sacrifice. For many of those veterans, that sacrifice carries with it continued physical, emotional and financial struggles. What many veterans and their families may not […]
  • In Rare Move, 3 of Navy Destroyer’s Leaders Removed - Cmdr. Curtis B. Calloway Daily Press, Newport News, Va. | Oct 12, 2014 | by Hugh Lessig An investigation into the command climate aboard a Norfolk-based destroyer at sea has resulted in discipline against three of its former leaders. Cmdr. Curtis Calloway, the former commanding officer, was found derelict of duty, as was Cmdr. Ed […]
  • - VeteransDayMemorial POST 333 AMVETS   &  DENNIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE         Above hit             VeteransDayMenmorialpdf(161.3KB)
  • Uncertainties swirl as VA ‘Choice Card’ deadline nears -   Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes Editor’s note: This story has been corrected. Congress last August gave the Department of Veteran Affairs 90 days to issue medical “Choice Cards” to 9.1 million veterans enrolled in VA care. The tight deadline of Nov. 5 won’t be met, say representatives of major veteran organizations who attend periodic VA […]
  • Fall festival at Bedford VA Oct 23, 2014 - Festival Letter The annual Veterans Festival will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The theme this year is “Halloween.”. Attached you will find the Festival Letter, Booth List and Sponsor Sheet. This year the Festival Information is being sent to all VAVS Representatives and Deputy Representatives so everyone will have the opportunity to sponsor […]
  • Program Blast Oct 17, 2014 - VA Historical Tid-Bit 10-2014-1             Programs Reporting Score Sheet 10-17-14 eKnowledge AMVETS Flyer October 2014 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached   e-Knowledge Offers Military Families/Veterans Free $250 SAT and ACT Test Prep Programs, just for the price of postage & handling. Grandparents….check this out! If you have High School age grandkids who are […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly Oct 17, 2014 -   In This Issue: 1. Remember Who Votes Against Veterans 2. VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Applications Open 3. Marine Corps Change of Command 4. Concert for Valor Update 5. Overseas Holiday Mail Deadlines Approaching 6. Korean War Soldier Recovered   1. Remember Who Votes Against Veterans: On election day, the VFW wants you to remember eight […]
  • PRECIOUS WATER - LITTLE KNOWN TIDBIT OF NAVAL HISTORY…   The U.S.S. Constitution (“Old Ironsides”), as a combat vessel, carried 48,600 gallons of fresh waterfor her crew of 475 officers and men. This was sufficient to last six months of sustained operations at sea. She carried no evaporators (i.e. fresh water distillers). According to her ship’s log…. “On […]