Beverly Rotary Fundraiser To Support Veterans

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Nationally prominent social and political humorist Jimmy Tingle will perform Sunday, October 5, 4 PM at Endicott College at a fundraiser for local veterans. Proceeds will be devoted to support local families with a military parent serving overseas, a project coordinated by Lisa Parisella and s

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Gold Star Mothers Day

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Honoring Gold Star Mothers 9-18-14 Gold Star Mother’s Day will be observed on September 28th, 2014.  It is a day to recognize and honor mothers who have lost a son or daughter while serving in the United States Armed Forces. I have included a link to the history of Gold Star Mothers: http:/

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Widespread Mismanagement at West Los Angeles VA

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VPC Reparations_1aa-1 9-18-14 Widespread Mismanagement at West Los Angeles VA http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=news/waxman-feinstein-boxer-urge-va-to-address-widespread-mismanagement-at-west-los-angeles-va Well, what took them so long?  We've been beating this drum for

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CONGRESSMAN HONDA INTRODUCES TWO BILLS TO HELP VETERANS

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CONGRESSMAN HONDA INTRODUCES TWO BILLS TO HELP VETERANS ~ Bills Address Effects on Descendants of Vets Exposed to Toxins; Jobs for Vets in Green Technology ~   Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) today introduced a pair of bills to improve the lives of America’s vetera

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VFW Action Corps Weekly 9-19-14

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September 19, 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day   In This Issue: 1. Fall Legislative Conference Update 2. Congress Passes CR, Then Heads Home  3. Speak Up for Veterans While Congress on Campaign Trail 4. COLA Headed to President 5. Critical Vet Programs Extende

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  • Beverly Rotary Fundraiser To Support Veterans - Nationally prominent social and political humorist Jimmy Tingle will perform Sunday, October 5, 4 PM at Endicott College at a fundraiser for local veterans. Proceeds will be devoted to support local families with a military parent serving overseas, a project coordinated by Lisa Parisella and state representative Jerry Parisella. Who: Jimmy Tingle, social and political […]
  • Gold Star Mothers Day - Honoring Gold Star Mothers 9-18-14 Gold Star Mother’s Day will be observed on September 28th, 2014.  It is a day to recognize and honor mothers who have lost a son or daughter while serving in the United States Armed Forces. I have included a link to the history of Gold Star Mothers: http://www.goldstarmoms.com/whoweare/history/history.htm Attached is […]
  • Widespread Mismanagement at West Los Angeles VA - VPC Reparations_1aa-1 9-18-14 Widespread Mismanagement at West Los Angeles VA http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=news/waxman-feinstein-boxer-urge-va-to-address-widespread-mismanagement-at-west-los-angeles-va Well, what took them so long?  We’ve been beating this drum for a long time …. and where was the oversight of Congressman Waxman, and Senators Feinstein and Boxer? General Accountability Office report detailing widespread mismanagement of land-use agreements at the West Los Angeles […]
  • CONGRESSMAN HONDA INTRODUCES TWO BILLS TO HELP VETERANS - CONGRESSMAN HONDA INTRODUCES TWO BILLS TO HELP VETERANS ~ Bills Address Effects on Descendants of Vets Exposed to Toxins; Jobs for Vets in Green Technology ~   Washington, DC – Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA17) today introduced a pair of bills to improve the lives of America’s veterans.   The first, the bipartisan Toxic Exposure Research […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly 9-19-14 - September 19, 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day   In This Issue: 1. Fall Legislative Conference Update 2. Congress Passes CR, Then Heads Home  3. Speak Up for Veterans While Congress on Campaign Trail 4. COLA Headed to President 5. Critical Vet Programs Extended 6. House Holds Heated Discussion on VAOIG Report 7. New Survey Reflects […]
  • Program Blast Sept 18,2014 - Programs Reporting Score Sheet Sept 18, 2014-1         2014FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD– PDF attached Kudos to the Dept. of SC for joining the 100% Club   Department Delinquent List – amvets SPIRIT OF AMERICA YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE – see attached flyer Department Commanders, those of you who are leaders in the states, […]
  • Upcoming Events Million Veteran Program (MVP) Events in MA - Have you heard us talk about or seen posters for the Million Veteran Program and always wanted to know what it was? Million Veteran Program (MVP) MVP is a national, voluntary research program funded entirely by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research & Development. The goal of MVP is to partner with Veterans […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]