Belmont's First Residential Flag Raising Ceremony.

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Dear Scoutmaster Kaleb, On Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at 22 Homer Road, Belmont, MA, there will be a Residential Flag Raising of a flag that flew over the Washington DC Capitol and obtained through the offices of a Massachusetts Senator. I ask for at least 2 Boy Scouts of Troop 304 t

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Marines Weighing Having Members Hitch Rides on Foreign Warships

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Fox News | Jun 30, 2015 | by Jennifer Griffin, Lucas Tomlinson The Marines are weighing whether to have members hitch a ride on foreign warships, citing a shortage of U.S. Navy vessels due to recent budget cuts -- raising bipartisan security concerns about the leverage this could give othe

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The Retired Enlisted Association June 30,2015

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FROM WASHINGTON: News for the Enlisted Monday June 29, 2015 1.  VA Tells Congress it has $2.6 billion Funding Shortfall The Department of Veterans Affairs said last week that it has a budget shortfall of almost $2.6 billion in veteran health care funding.  Deputy VA Secretary Sloan

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Vietnam Wall

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This is really sobering. First click on a state. When it opens, scroll down to the city where you went to high school and look at the names. Click on the name and it will give details of the person's death, a picture or at least their bio and medals. This really is an amazing web site. Someone

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veterans intro July 7th - Landmark in Quincy, MA

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VETERANS   &    MILITARY PERSONNEL YOUR JOB REQUIRES A DEEP LOVE AND COMMITMENT TO YOUR COUNTRY- AND A HUGE BOND WITH YOUR SERVICE. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO FULFILL ON THIS COMMITMENT? REDEFINE WHAT’S POSSIBLE - JOIN US FOR:  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LANDMARK FOR

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  • Belmont’s First Residential Flag Raising Ceremony. - Dear Scoutmaster Kaleb, On Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at 22 Homer Road, Belmont, MA, there will be a Residential Flag Raising of a flag that flew over the Washington DC Capitol and obtained through the offices of a Massachusetts Senator. I ask for at least 2 Boy Scouts of Troop 304 to exercise the honor to […]
  • Marines Weighing Having Members Hitch Rides on Foreign Warships - Fox News | Jun 30, 2015 | by Jennifer Griffin, Lucas Tomlinson The Marines are weighing whether to have members hitch a ride on foreign warships, citing a shortage of U.S. Navy vessels due to recent budget cuts — raising bipartisan security concerns about the leverage this could give other countries. A key concern is […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association June 30,2015 - FROM WASHINGTON: News for the Enlisted Monday June 29, 2015 1.  VA Tells Congress it has $2.6 billion Funding Shortfall The Department of Veterans Affairs said last week that it has a budget shortfall of almost $2.6 billion in veteran health care funding.  Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson said that the main reason for the […]
  • Vietnam Wall - This is really sobering. First click on a state. When it opens, scroll down to the city where you went to high school and look at the names. Click on the name and it will give details of the person’s death, a picture or at least their bio and medals. This really is an amazing […]
  • veterans intro July 7th – Landmark in Quincy, MA - VETERANS   &    MILITARY PERSONNEL YOUR JOB REQUIRES A DEEP LOVE AND COMMITMENT TO YOUR COUNTRY- AND A HUGE BOND WITH YOUR SERVICE. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO FULFILL ON THIS COMMITMENT? REDEFINE WHAT’S POSSIBLE – JOIN US FOR:  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LANDMARK FORUM MONDAY, JULY 7TH FROM 7PM TO 10 PM AT THE LANDMARK […]
  • Randstad Recruiting Flyer – Over 100 Job Openings!! - Randstad is Now Hiring!!! Randstad is currently filling openings in Devens, MA.   Various Schedules Available Weekly Pay Checks Casual Dress Code Use the Latest Technology Clean Facility Benefits Seasonal and Temp to Hire Positions Available   Positons Include: Picking, Packing, Shipping, and Receiving   Pay Rate: $9.50/Hour Across All Shifts 66 Saratoga Boulevard, Devens, […]
  • Job posting for AMVETS - Crocker’s Boat Yard is expanding its crew and looking for an experienced mechanic to join out team.  This is not an entry level position and applicant must have a minimum of 5 years in the marine field.  Pay will be based on experience and industry certifications.  This is a full time year round position with […]
  • Suicide Awareness Training at the National Convention - From: BLove@amvets.org To: tomandjani@hotmail.com CC: HChapman@cenaclesisters.org Subject: Suicide Awareness Training Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:57:37 +0000 Tom, FYI Dr. Caitlin Thompson, Ph. D Veterans Affairs Deputy Director, Suicide Prevention Caitlin has just confirmed her availability and will be supporting the Convention, providing her training on Thursday, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM, in the East […]
  • Apply for VA Health Benefits on line- - Apply for VA Health Benefits The very first step in obtaining access to your VA Health Benefits is to apply. If you meet the basic eligibility requirements, VA encourages you to apply today by completing and submitting VA Form 10-10EZ, Application for Health Benefits online. The following list the many ways to apply for enrollment: […]
  • Invitation to a Flag Raising - To:    Department of Massachusetts AMVETS, You are cordially invited to the attend the First Residential Flag Raising Ceremony to take place at 22 Homer Road, Belmont, Massachusetts at 0930 hours on Friday, July 3, 2015. This event came up rather suddenly as we were not sure we could obtain and erect our beautiful, white, 20 foot flagpole […]
  • State Meetings for the Month of July - The Service Foundation SEC Agenda 19 July 2015 Rev 0-1                            SEC Agenda 19 July 2015 Rev 0-2 Purpose: Commanders Staff Call Date:        Tuesday, July 14th 2015 Time:       7:30 PM Loc.:         Post 79 Natick Agenda: Mtg Called to Order  – Commander Pledge of Allegiance – Provost Marshal Invocation Prayer       – Chaplin Roll Call                    […]
  • C-123 - Attached is the notification that if you served on, or worked on the C-123’s mentioned you qualify for compensation. here is a list of bases where the plans were. Those eligible included Air Force and Air Force Reserve flight, medical and ground maintainer personnel who served on the contaminated planes. The VA will now presume […]
  • VVA Web Weekly – What’s New on vva.org: June 26, 2015 - In This Issue June 26, 2015   Study on Wounded Warrior Caregivers Released Vets Want 74 Sailors’ Names Added to The Wall Senator to VA Sec: What About the Continuing Culture of Chaos at VA? VA to Outsource Hep-C Care Congress Presses VA to Identify High-risk Colleges June 27 Is National PTSD Awareness Day Number […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly June 26, 2015 - June 26, 2015   In This Issue: 1. House Hearing on VA’s Budget Shortfalls 2. VFW Testifies on Benefits and Cemetery Bills 3. Senate Hearing on Pending Health and Benefits Legislation 4. VFW Endorses Opioid Safety Bill 5. VA Nominations Confirmed 6. VFW Continues COLA Penalty Fight 7. VFW Praised at MIA Family Conference 8. […]
  • 2015 National Convention - 2015convention rules-1 Good afternoon.  I’m hoping all your Department conventions are going well.  There are only a few more left this upcoming weekend.  Congratulations to all the newly elected officers and if your Department has had its convention, please inform National HQ of any changes so rosters and emails can be updated.   Now on to […]