Torture

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Torture   Medal of Honor Recipient and Retired USAF Colonel and Command Pilot, George Everett (Bud) Day explains the difference between water boarding and REAL torture. Although my position has always been in favor of utilizing the water boarding method to force radical Islamists to divul

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POW/MIA 1_24_2015

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Update_1-17-15 JPAC whistleblower suit headed to trial The 2005 disinterment of X-345 at Hawaii's Punchbowl cemetery. AFDIL and the JPAC-CIL have been unable to ID the set of remains, which likely belongs to one of seven missing servicemembers from the B-24 Sweepy-Time Gal. The family

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VVA Web Weekly Jan 23, 2015

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  In This Issue January 23, 2015 VVA Convention News TRICARE Patients Must Attest to Health Care Coverage National Geographic Special on “Invisible Wounds” of War MARSOC Sent to Middle East VA Construction: ‘FUBAR on Steroids’ Persian Gulf War Memorial ProposedO

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William Henderson AMVETS Post 2012 First Vice Commander

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    Biography HUBBARDSTON - William Robert Henderson, 57, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after being stricken ill at home earlier in the day. Bill was born in Worcester and raised in Princeton, and graduated from Wachusett Regional High School. Fo

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VFW Action Corps Weekly Jan 23, 2015

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                                                                    January 23, 2015   In This Issue: 1. Hagel Instructs Services to Embrace VSO/MSO Support 2. VFW Testifies Twice Before Congress 3. New Study on V

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  • Torture - Torture   Medal of Honor Recipient and Retired USAF Colonel and Command Pilot, George Everett (Bud) Day explains the difference between water boarding and REAL torture. Although my position has always been in favor of utilizing the water boarding method to force radical Islamists to divulge critical lifesaving information in protecting our citizens and homeland, […]
  • POW/MIA 1_24_2015 - Update_1-17-15 JPAC whistleblower suit headed to trial The 2005 disinterment of X-345 at Hawaii’s Punchbowl cemetery. AFDIL and the JPAC-CIL have been unable to ID the set of remains, which likely belongs to one of seven missing servicemembers from the B-24 Sweepy-Time Gal. The family of one of the men has joined a lawsuit against […]
  • VVA Web Weekly Jan 23, 2015 -   In This Issue January 23, 2015 VVA Convention News TRICARE Patients Must Attest to Health Care Coverage National Geographic Special on “Invisible Wounds” of War MARSOC Sent to Middle East VA Construction: ‘FUBAR on Steroids’ Persian Gulf War Memorial ProposedOver-Prescribing VA Doc Transferred HVAC Chair Proposes VA Accountability Reforms   Constitution Committee Announcement VVA […]
  • William Henderson AMVETS Post 2012 First Vice Commander -     Biography HUBBARDSTON – William Robert Henderson, 57, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after being stricken ill at home earlier in the day. Bill was born in Worcester and raised in Princeton, and graduated from Wachusett Regional High School. Following his graduation, Bill enlisted with the United States Coast Guard, […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly Jan 23, 2015 -                                                                     January 23, 2015   In This Issue: 1. Hagel Instructs Services to Embrace VSO/MSO Support 2. VFW Testifies Twice Before Congress 3. New Study on Veteran Suicide and Update on SAV Act 4. New Top Enlisted Marine Named 5. Devil’s Brigade to Receive Congressional Gold Medal 6. VA Kicks Off Its Yearly Art […]
  • Program Blast January 23, 2015 - Programs Reporting Score Sheet Rev 1-23-15 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached: (2014 Second six-month Reporting Period Clean-up) Bottom line stats for current period ending June 2015: 68 Posts across 20 Departments have reported representing 6% of total posts.   VAVS NAC Conference: ATTN: All VAVS Reps/Deps & Department leadership. The Veterans Affairs […]
  • The Wall That Heals Coming to Gloucester MA in July - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Speaks of “Healing Legacy”   Each year , millions visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which honors the millions who served their country during the Vietnam War. Tens of thousands gave their lives during the many years of conflict and their names are etched into the black granite. But millions of Americans, […]
  • DeLeo hopes to spare Veteran’s services from spending cuts -  http://wwlp.com/2015/01/21/deleo-hopes-to-spare-veterans-services-from-spending-cuts/   BOSTON (SHNS) – Gov. Charlie Baker told a group of veterans gathered at the State House Wednesday that they “will always have a friend in this administration.” Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito spoke to a crowd assembled to attend Speaker Robert DeLeo’s annual veterans’ luncheon. The governor told the crowd he lives […]
  • Passing of another AMVETS Post 2012 - William Henderson AMVETS Post 2012 First Vice Commander passed Wednesday the 21st at home.
  • Heartfelt thanks - My dear AMVETS, I want to thank each and every Post who took the time and trouble and expense to send me sympathy cards on the sad and heart rending occasion of the passing of my dear wife,Lenore, Your concerns for me were truly gratifying and surprising. While I will acknowledge each and every one separately and dig […]
  • CHRIS KYLE – AMERICAN SNIPER – THE FINAL SEND OFF - TEXAS GOODBYE This is why America will remain strong.  We take care of our own as well as others who may not deserve taking care of. I just wanted to share with you all that out of a horrible tragedy we were blessed by so many people. Chris Kyle was Derek’s teammate through 10 years […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association Jan 20, 2015 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED January 12, 2015    LEAVING LIBERIA  – “U.S. troops deployed to support Operation United Assistance cross the airfield at Roberts International Airport near Monrovia, Liberia, Jan. 6, 2015, before their flight back to a U.S. base. All troops will go through 21 days of controlled monitoring. The Defense Department […]
  • Tricare and ACA (Obamacare) - TRICARE to End Coverage Certificates Week of January 19, 2015 TRICARE will no longer send beneficiaries certificates of creditable coverage when they lose TRICARE eligibility. These certificates are no longer needed when beneficiaries transition off TRICARE. Beneficiaries will instead receive notice that their TRICARE coverage is ending. With the new Affordable Care Act (ACA), you […]
  • Dave’s Chili Challenge - DAVE’S ULTIMATE CHILI CHALLENGE The “Chili hammer” has been thrown down! And more than a dozen chefs, restaurants, and chili wannabe’s have responded. Show your support for our Veterans. Have a great time judging the best Cape chili and listening to fantastic music for a great cause, $10 donation, children under 12 free. February 14th, […]
  • Honor and Remember Docket No. 145627 - 145627 doc                         145627-1 pdf Good afternoon Gentlemen, I would like all of you to know as of today Rep. Paul McMurtry has filed the Honor and Remember Bill under Docket No. 145627. Could everyone and all your contacts throughout the State please sign on to the Bill. I have been told by Jodilyn Lanza  Rep. […]