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New Members for MA in 2014                     New Members for MA in 2014 To assist with your new cards I attached the list of new Joins. These are the new members that joined Posts and Departments in the last membership year. On your e rosters their join dates are 1 Sept 2013-

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Bedford Va News

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September Program -1  I don't know if any of you would have or could have attended this but take a look at it anyways.   It is GOOD that people and groups are recognized for the work that is performed.  I sent a little message about receiving this after the fact.  I am waiting for more informa

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GI Bill for Registered Apprenticeships

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Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,   Did you know that Veterans have the opportunity to “earn and learn” in a Registered Apprenticeship while receiving GI Bill® education benefits?  We want to help put Veterans in the driver’s seat when it comes to using their education benefits. We want th

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Today we start a new chapter in our book - The Doolittle Raid -

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                 Forty Months of Hell   The three survivors of the crew of the sixth plane off the carrier- -- Dean Hallmark, Bob Meder, and Chase Nielsen---were handed over to the Japanese by the Chinese guerrillas, tied up, and marched out of town. As they moved away, a Japanese off

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VFW Action Corps Weekly Sept 12, 2014

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  September 12, 2014 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Update Congressional Charter 2. VFW Arrives in DC -- Calls on Congress to End Sequestration/Improve VA 3. Senate Clears COLA 4. Senate Discusses VA IG Report on Phoenix 5. House VA Committee Clears Vets Bills 6. VA Appeals Metrics

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  • New Cards - New Members for MA in 2014                     New Members for MA in 2014 To assist with your new cards I attached the list of new Joins. These are the new members that joined Posts and Departments in the last membership year. On your e rosters their join dates are 1 Sept 2013-13 May 2014. Remember  members […]
  • Bedford Va News - September Program -1  I don’t know if any of you would have or could have attended this but take a look at it anyways.   It is GOOD that people and groups are recognized for the work that is performed.  I sent a little message about receiving this after the fact.  I am waiting for more […]
  • GI Bill for Registered Apprenticeships - Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,   Did you know that Veterans have the opportunity to “earn and learn” in a Registered Apprenticeship while receiving GI Bill® education benefits?  We want to help put Veterans in the driver’s seat when it comes to using their education benefits. We want them to be the most informed consumers … […]
  • Today we start a new chapter in our book – The Doolittle Raid – -                  Forty Months of Hell   The three survivors of the crew of the sixth plane off the carrier- – Dean Hallmark, Bob Meder, and Chase Nielsen—were handed over to the Japanese by the Chinese guerrillas, tied up, and marched out of town. As they moved away, a […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly Sept 12, 2014 -   September 12, 2014 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Update Congressional Charter 2. VFW Arrives in DC — Calls on Congress to End Sequestration/Improve VA 3. Senate Clears COLA 4. Senate Discusses VA IG Report on Phoenix 5. House VA Committee Clears Vets Bills 6. VA Appeals Metrics and Backlog Debated 7. Credentialing Effort […]
  • VA Secretary McDonald Meets with Congressional Leaders and Military & Veteran Groups - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2014 VA Secretary McDonald Meets with Congressional Leaders and Military & Veteran Groups to Lay Out His Vision to Reform and Reorganize Department WASHINGTON – VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald met today with the chairmen and ranking members of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees to affirm his commitment […]
  • Program Blast 9-11-14 - Programs Reporting Score Sheet Sept 11 2014        2014FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo Secretary McDonald Press Conference Outlining The Road To Veterans Day Suicide Prevention Month (1) PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD– PDF attached KUDOS to TN for joining the 100% Club Category: 9/11 Ceremonies * Sept Only – Please record any “Post” sponsored events and/or those […]
  • Find a Post - AMVETS Posts 2014-2015-1                  AMVETS Posts 2014-2015-1 AMVETS Leaders’ The attached spreadsheet will be placed on our web page as a way to find a post. It will be both in excel form and as a map. The Contact name comes from the primary contact for your post on the revalidation form. The database query pulls […]
  • Corporate Gray Partnership - CorpGray-TransitionGuide-Ad Fellow AMVETS, Wanted to inform you that AMVETS will gain considerable membership recruiting visibility with roughly 250,000 transitioning military members this year through our partnership with Corporate Gray. AMVETS’ full page advertisement appears on page five of the 2014-2015 edition of The Military to Civilian Transition Guide, a staple product distributed to all transitioning […]
  • Military Funeral Honors - Military Funeral Honors: Honoring Those Who Served Beryl Love The rendering of Military Funeral Honors is a way to show the nation’s deep gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country. This ceremonial paying of respect is the final demonstration a grateful nation can provide to the veteran’s […]
  • A little history most people will never know. - A little history most people will never know. Interesting Veterans Statistics from the Vietnam Memorial Wall There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those added in 2010. The names are arranged in the order in which they were taken from us by date and within each date the names are […]
  • Now back to our B-25 crew in Russia. . . -                        “Guests of the Kremlin”    Upon arrival in Ashkhabad, the quintet noticed the distinctly different way people dressed. The majority wore the old-fashioned Turkish clothes, and most of the women were veiled. Emmens described what they saw as they were taken by auto to […]
  • Grace Program Events -   Greetings!         The Misson of the Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center and Grace Program   The Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center is a 501 (C) 3 non profit serving the needs of veterans of all eras living in the Cape Cod and Islands regions. We are “Vets Helping Vets” to achieve a successful and […]
  • Doo Wop Sock Hop Poster - Doo Wop poster better Good Morning Everyone, See attached poster for the Saturday night dance on Fall Foliage Weekend. Thank you, Lou
  • Cookout Bedford VA Sept 6, 2014 -  Hello everyone,  the cookout went great.  We did not have the 150 patients that we anticipated but took care of the 50 or so that was there. Once again, Weekend attendants are hard to come by.  Dick and I had a conversation with Jim Catrumbus about having the cookouts next year on a weekday rather […]