LEGIS - Rep. Calter - Limited Slot Machine License

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This may be of interest to all posts     An Act relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations. SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 23K of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the definitions of “Gaming esta

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New Pentagon Policy Opens Doors for Military Non-Profits

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  Jan 21, 2015 | by Amy Bushatz Military support non-profits may soon have an easier time bringing their services on base thanks to a new pair of policy directives signed by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in December. The policy memos instruct base commanders to standardize the

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Program Blast Jan 29, 2015

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Programs Reporting Score Sheet 1-29-15 Rev 2015 FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo-1 2015 FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo-1 AMVETS Programs Reporting – Report Card – (PDF attached for Period Ending Dec. 2014) Only a couple of days remaining until this period locks down at midnight 31 January/

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Veterinary Training Shapes Retiring Expert's Public Health Career Jan. 23, 2015 The man who has helped shape public health for the Department of Defense (DoD) says understanding “herd health” has guided him throughout his career. Read more about it here: www.health.mil/News/Articles/2015/

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PTSD Monthly update

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  In This Issue Feature Topic For Providers For VA Providers Research at the Center PTSD in the News

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  • LEGIS – Rep. Calter – Limited Slot Machine License - This may be of interest to all posts     An Act relative to the use of slot machines in veterans’ organizations. SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 23K of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the definitions of “Gaming establishment” and “Gaming license” and […]
  • New Pentagon Policy Opens Doors for Military Non-Profits -   Jan 21, 2015 | by Amy Bushatz Military support non-profits may soon have an easier time bringing their services on base thanks to a new pair of policy directives signed by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in December. The policy memos instruct base commanders to standardize the way non-profits who want access to military personnel and their families on […]
  • Program Blast Jan 29, 2015 - Programs Reporting Score Sheet 1-29-15 Rev 2015 FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo-1 2015 FREEDOMS FOUNDATION NEC Promo-1 AMVETS Programs Reporting – Report Card – (PDF attached for Period Ending Dec. 2014) Only a couple of days remaining until this period locks down at midnight 31 January/EST.  Please pay attention to the date field, period end date, […]
  • posted on Health.mil: - Veterinary Training Shapes Retiring Expert’s Public Health Career Jan. 23, 2015 The man who has helped shape public health for the Department of Defense (DoD) says understanding “herd health” has guided him throughout his career. Read more about it here: www.health.mil/News/Articles/2015/01/23/Veterinary-Training-Shapes-Retiring-Experts-Public-Health-Career   Face of Defense: Medic Learns Benefits of Blood Donations Jan. 26, 2015 San […]
  • PTSD Monthly update -   In This Issue Feature Topic For Providers For VA Providers Research at the Center PTSD in the News January 2015 Issue Subscribe Forward this to others so they can subscribe to the PTSD Monthly Update or other products by the VA’s National Center for PTSD. Feature Topic This New Year, Resolve to Get Help […]
  • Army will/did Charge Bowe Bergdahl - The Army has decided to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released by Taliban-aligned militants last year in exchange for five Guantanamo prisoners, with desertion, according to a former military intelligence officer. Retired Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, who now works at the London Center for Policy Research, told Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” Monday night […]
  • VA Announces Single Regional Framework under MyVA Initiative - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015 VA Announces Single Regional Framework under MyVA Initiative Internal Organizations to Realign Their Existing Structures Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it is taking the first steps under the MyVA initiative to realign its many organizational maps into one map with five regions to […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association Jan 26, 2015 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED January 26, 2015   What about Sequestration? It surprised many of us in Washington that President Obama did not even mention the question of sequestration in his State of the Union Address. Of course the speech focused on domestic affairs and did not say a great deal on either […]
  • CONGRESSIONAL RECEPTION, COMMANDER’S TESTIMONY AND STORM THE HILL EVENT - AMVETS And Commander Larry E. Via   Request the pleasure of your company at a Congressional Breakfast Reception   Honoring   Representative Derek Kilmer   Recipient of the AMVETS Silver Helmet Award For Congressional Service   Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   334 Cannon House Office Building   Please RSVP […]
  • Passing of another AMVET - Commander, Chief George Fears, USN, WW-II, Korea, VN, left on his “final cruise” at 5PM yesterday, he was a “Life” member of Post 32 and a shipmate on USS Worcester (CL-144) Chief was one of the finest men and shipmates I have ever had the privilege of knowing.  I have no details on his final […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]