Suicide Awareness Training at the National Convention

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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 availab

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Apply for VA Health Benefits on line-

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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

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Passing of another AMVET Timothy Daniel Reim

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TimothyDanielReim September 25, 1973 - June 26, 2015 Resided in Palmer, MA - See more at: http://www.beersandstory.com/obituary/Timothy-Daniel-Reim/Palmer-MA/1522661#sthash.MAEzqDZJ.dpuf Palmer, MA -Timothy Daniel Reim, 41, died on Friday, June 26 at Wing Baystate Hospital with his belove

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Invitation to a Flag Raising

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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 ob

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State Meetings for the Month of July

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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

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  • 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: […]
  • Passing of another AMVET Timothy Daniel Reim - TimothyDanielReim September 25, 1973 – June 26, 2015 Resided in Palmer, MA – See more at: http://www.beersandstory.com/obituary/Timothy-Daniel-Reim/Palmer-MA/1522661#sthash.MAEzqDZJ.dpuf Palmer, MA -Timothy Daniel Reim, 41, died on Friday, June 26 at Wing Baystate Hospital with his beloved family by his side. He was born in Palmer on Sept. 25, 1973 to his father, Daniel F. Reim (2013) […]
  • 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 […]
  • Passing of another AMVET - Post 74 in Three Rivers is sad to announce that Past State Deputy Provost Marshal Tim Reim has passed away this morning. Tim has been involved in all aspects of Post 74 and will be greatly missed by his fellow AMVETS. Funeral arrangements have yet to be finalized and when they are will be posted […]
  • Executive Report May 2 - May 2015 AMVETS EXECUTIVE REPORT 2 For AMVETS official Use only Yes this is a second report. Congratulations to the new leaders. I update the mailing list each report to capture the new leaders. Since we are in the middle of Post revalidation I will miss some leaders that have taken command but have not […]
  • A New VA Bid To Betray Sick Veterans - Courtesy of Ken O’Brien in NY and Bill Taylor in MA….   A New VA Bid To Betray Sick Veterans Considering the Department of Veterans Affairs’ recent scandals, you’d think VA top brass would show some humility. Think again. Instead of cleaning up its act, the VA’s trying once again to sabotage the Choice program, […]
  • Program Blast June 25, 2015 - Copy ofWeek Ending 6-25-15 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached National 2nd VC Harold Chapman personally thanks RI, specifically Post 13 & Art Rodriques for getting RI on the boards!   AMMO – New Address for Rock Island Arsenal Those posts that have Rifles on loan from the Dept. of the Army may […]
  • Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital - Formerly Homeless Veteran Now Helps Others Director Christine Croteau and Will Hatley BEDFORD, Mass. – When Will Hatley gets real with homeless Veterans who come to the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital (Bedford VA) for help, he tends to get their attention in ways that social workers cannot. He has walked in their shoes […]
  • Marine Veteran with PTSD Gets Discharge Status Changed - Conley Monk Jr. of West Haven tried three times to have his less-than-honorable discharge from the Marines overturned because he has post-traumatic stress disorder. Two weeks ago, as a result of a new guideline issued by then-Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Monk had his status upgraded, to “a general discharge with honorable conditions,” he said Monday. […]