Program Blast 9-11-14

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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 C

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Find a Post

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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 th

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Corporate Gray Partnership

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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

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Military Funeral Honors

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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 grat

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A little history most people will never know.

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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 wit

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  • 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 […]
  • VVA on DoD Announcement of Guidance forUpgrading Discharge Requests - MMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2014   No. 14-20 Contact: Mokie Porter 301-585-4000 x146 VVA on DoD Announcement of Guidance for Upgrading Discharge Requests   “Vietnam Veterans of America is very pleased with the recent announcement by Secretary of Defense Hagel regarding the September 3, 2014, Department of Defense (DoD) guidance to Military Department Boards for […]
  • FYIG - On August 7, President Obama signed the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-146), which is intended to address the VA health care access crisis. This bipartisan, bicameral compromise bill- while a welcome first step toward rebuilding VA’s capacity to provide all enrolled veterans with timely, high-quality health care – must […]
  • Now back to our crew in Russia. . . - Chapter 11                   “Guests of the Kremlin”   On April 22, four days after the raid, Ambassador William H. Standley radioed Washington that a twin-engine North American B-25 bomber had made a forced landing in Primorskkai and reported, “The Soviet military authorities would like to have this […]
  • FW Weekly Action Corps Sept 5, 2014 -   September 5, 2014 In This Issue: 1. VFW Hosts USAFE Commander 2. SECDEF Talks About Sequestration 3. VFW Applauds New Discharge Upgrade Decision 4. Congress Returns to Busy Fall Schedule 5. Upcoming VA Committee Hearings 6. September is Suicide Prevention Month 7. VA Rural Community Pilot Program Participants 8. Seven WWII Servicemen Identified 1. […]
  • AMVETS Relevance in the 21st Century - http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article1283131.html AMVETS DRAFT LONG RANGE PLAN Ack Form-1 Fellow AMVETS,   An interesting article in the Kansas City Star (http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article1283131.html) highlighted the VFW’s decades-long decline in membership and struggle to remain relevant in the 21st century. Ironically, AMVETS can easily be swapped with VFW in this article as we too have struggled to identify ways to […]
  • Now back to our book. -   [we continue with Birch's report] . . . . No contrary instructions came, so I accepted Major Chen’s offer on May 5. He offered to supply the labor connected with the burial, and asked me to instruct the workmen. Hindered by constant air raid alarms and air raids, the workmen failed to have the […]