New AMVETS HQ store

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Charities and organizations that can help with paying bills.

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These national organizations and charities can provide you with various forms of help. Funding is always limited, and many of these agencies rely heavily on donations from individuals and businesses in the local community. Financial assistance will also issued with conditions, and is usually o

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VA To Deny Disability Claims For Troops

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Home News Photo Credit: US Army VA To Deny Disability Claims For Troops Not Wearing PT Belt When Injured Bill Ashleigh April 7, 2015 News 17k 126 WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a move to fix budget woes and stanch abuse of disability compensation, the Departme

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71st AMVETS National Convention

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Good morning.  Our National Convention will be upon us in less than four months.  Please share the below link as you see fit. http://amvetsnationalconvention.poweredbytwg.com/   For hotel room reservations, the best way to get a room is to register online via the Convention website.

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American Veteran Magazine - Spring Issue

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AMVETS Leaders, The Spring issue of American Veteran magazine is hitting the streets this week — it is posted online at http://www.amvets.org/press-room/american-veteran-magazine/ (on our new website), and printed hard copies are being distributed in bulk, and over the next two weeks individ

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  • New AMVETS HQ store - Click here: Miscellaneous
  • Charities and organizations that can help with paying bills. - These national organizations and charities can provide you with various forms of help. Funding is always limited, and many of these agencies rely heavily on donations from individuals and businesses in the local community. Financial assistance will also issued with conditions, and is usually offered as a last resort when a family is faced with […]
  • VA To Deny Disability Claims For Troops - Home News Photo Credit: US Army VA To Deny Disability Claims For Troops Not Wearing PT Belt When Injured Bill Ashleigh April 7, 2015 News 17k 126 WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a move to fix budget woes and stanch abuse of disability compensation, the Department of Veterans Affairs now requires applicants to disclose whether or not […]
  • 71st AMVETS National Convention - Good morning.  Our National Convention will be upon us in less than four months.  Please share the below link as you see fit. http://amvetsnationalconvention.poweredbytwg.com/   For hotel room reservations, the best way to get a room is to register online via the Convention website.  The hotel reservation link can be found here: http://amvetsnationalconvention.poweredbytwg.com/hotel-and-transportation/   If […]
  • American Veteran Magazine – Spring Issue - AMVETS Leaders, The Spring issue of American Veteran magazine is hitting the streets this week — it is posted online at http://www.amvets.org/press-room/american-veteran-magazine/ (on our new website), and printed hard copies are being distributed in bulk, and over the next two weeks individually. The additional bulk distribution being sent to your departments and larger posts are for your use in […]
  • Patriots Day - Patriot’ Day. Lest we forget, Patriot’s Day commemorates the initial British “victory” at Lexington, where they overcame an initial American militia force on their way to Concord. The mission was to confiscate and destroy the accumulated cache of gunpowder that the local citizenry had for their defense in the wake of the initial British attempts […]
  • Philly VA official promoted - Hours after release of a devastating audit that found top-to-bottom problems with the administration of veterans’ pensions in the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs office — including records manipulation — the man most responsible for those failings was promoted to a high-paying job in the department’s Washington headquarters. “Effective Monday, April 20, 2015, I will begin a […]
  • Another AMVET Passed Away - Harry Sarkisian Obituary Harry Malcolm Sarkisian, 92, formerly of Watertown, MA passed away on April 7, 2015 in Seminole, FL. He was born in Worcester, MA. on November 22, 1922 to the late Arakel and Anoush Sarkisian. He is predeceased by his brother Kaspar Sarkisian. Harry was a veteran of World War II and a […]
  • Rooms at National Convention - Leon, Per our conversation: use this link to book the rooms online: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1501223811&key=236A407E From our contact at the hotel, booking online is the best way to get your room.  In any event though, here is the code you should use if you call the Sheraton directly: AVH12A I think this should alleviate problems with booking […]
  • Post 51 in Randolph Welcomes National Commander - RANDOLPH AMVETS POST# 51 WELCOMES NATIONAL COMMANDER LARRY VIA SATURDAY MAY 2ND @ 6 PM FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED BY POST #51 OR IF INTERESTED LOBSTER OR STEAK DINNER WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR $20.00 CUT OFF DATE FOR MEAL IS APRIL 29TH TO ORDER A LOBSTER OR STEAK CALL STEVE DUGAN 781-844-2461 OR E-MAIL stugan137@aol.com […]
  • CNN Shines a Light on Ongoing VA Scandal - CNN Shines a Light on Ongoing VA Scandal By Roger Aronoff March 27, 2015 12:14 pm While the Obama administration may have rearranged the deck chairs on the Titanic, in this case the Department of Veterans Affairs, it is still a sinking disaster. On March 13 President Barack Obama traveled to the Phoenix VA medical […]
  • Belmont Parade looks awesome - Thanks to the efforts of Ken Nelson, I am told that the Department of MA will be presenting a color guard and followers 20 deep, or 4 squads deep! This is an awesome and terrific response to my appeal to AMVETS to assist Belmont Post 2008’s efforts to show a presence in Belmont in view […]
  • Casualty from Whitinsville, MA - IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No: NR-117-15 April 09, 2015 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died April 8, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while […]
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  • USO Volunteer Opportunities - FINAL VERSION – USO CENTERS – Flier-1 I have contacted Mr.Curran in reference to the information table.  The other information contained within his response is available to you if you would like to be a volunteer.  Thanks everyone.       Al Temple ———-Original Message———- From: New England USO Date: Apr 8, 2015 4:06:58 PM […]