Marion Gray | 1919-2015: Shrapnel remained inside decorated World War II vet for rest of life

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By Jim Woods The Columbus Dispatch  •  Friday July 31, 2015 9:39 AM He was among the first wave of soldiers to hit Omaha Beach on D-Day. As a medic, Marion Gray dragged a wounded soldier from the surf to dry land into a barrage of fire raining down from the Germans perched on the cliffs.

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VFW Action Corps Weekly July 21, 2015

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                            July 31, 2015   In This Issue: 1. Arming Troops at Home 2. Longtime Advocate Nominated 3. Senate Vets Committee Holds Homelessness Hearing 4. Whistleblower Hearing 5. Important Veterans Bills Passed This Week 6. Space-A Elig

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Pupils participate in AMVETS Americanism program

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Pupils participate in AMVETS Americanism program Submitted to The Champion Left: From left, Larry McNeill from AMVETS, Julianna Pompei, Elizabeth Gardiner, Krista Sebastian, Celia Plourde and St. Anna School Principal Bobbie French. Middle: From left, Larry McNeill from AMVETS, Gian

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Program Blast July 30, 2015

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copy of 29 July 15 Programs Reporting              AMVETS Role for SAVE 2015 FF Promo & Sample Pro                           VCL SPM Thunderclap Social Media Recruitment Posts3 VCL SPM Thunderclap Social Media Recruitment Posts3 PROGRAMS REPORTING

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  • Marion Gray | 1919-2015: Shrapnel remained inside decorated World War II vet for rest of life - By Jim Woods The Columbus Dispatch  •  Friday July 31, 2015 9:39 AM He was among the first wave of soldiers to hit Omaha Beach on D-Day. As a medic, Marion Gray dragged a wounded soldier from the surf to dry land into a barrage of fire raining down from the Germans perched on the […]
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  • VFW Action Corps Weekly July 21, 2015 -                             July 31, 2015   In This Issue: 1. Arming Troops at Home 2. Longtime Advocate Nominated 3. Senate Vets Committee Holds Homelessness Hearing 4. Whistleblower Hearing 5. Important Veterans Bills Passed This Week 6. Space-A Eligibility Eases for Families of Deployed 7. Spirit of ’45 Wreath Laying 8. Three MIAs Recovered 1. Arming Troops […]
  • Pupils participate in AMVETS Americanism program - Pupils participate in AMVETS Americanism program Submitted to The Champion Left: From left, Larry McNeill from AMVETS, Julianna Pompei, Elizabeth Gardiner, Krista Sebastian, Celia Plourde and St. Anna School Principal Bobbie French. Middle: From left, Larry McNeill from AMVETS, Gianna Koula, Olivia Lambert, Gianna Macchione, Lindsey LeBlanc, Connor Olcott and St. Leo School Principal Carol […]
  • Program Blast July 30, 2015 - copy of 29 July 15 Programs Reporting              AMVETS Role for SAVE 2015 FF Promo & Sample Pro                           VCL SPM Thunderclap Social Media Recruitment Posts3 VCL SPM Thunderclap Social Media Recruitment Posts3 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached 30 hours remaining until the first six-month reporting period is history/locked down. (Midnight 31 July/EST) Those […]
  • Mass Vets Music Fest Events 2015!! Aug 1st – Beverly, August 13th- Fall River, Sept 26th – Dennis - Massvets Musicfest (All Venues) Greetings all:   Trust everyone’s summer has been safe and enjoyable.   This is a reminder about 3 Veterans Music Fest events that you don’t want to miss.  “Veterans Voice Radio” and “Mustard Seed Entertainment” are hosting the series in conjunction with local towns, the VA and other agencies with support from […]
  • AMVETS Fall NEC Meeting Information - The following is the National Information for the Fall NEC in Alexandria VA. If you have problems making a reservation please use AMVETS and if that doesn’t work use Code    DFN Leon 2015 Fall NEC December 2 @ 8:00 am – December 6 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation Spring NEC 2016 » Fall National Executive […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association July 27, 2015 - News for the Enlisted Monday July 27, 2015 1.  TREA members respond to Commissary threat On Friday we asked TREA members to send a letter through our CAPWIZ to their 2 Senators urging them to protect the crucially important Commissary benefit from the SASC’s proposal in the NDAA and to support the House proposal. And […]
  • More Unpleasant VA News - Three articles from a variety of sources: VA union submits report alleging dysfunction by agency superiors Several months into his job as Veterans Affairs Secretary, Robert McDonald visited the subbasement in the agency’s main Washington office to meet with the leaders of the workers’ union. Bill Preston, president of AFGE Local 17, which represents VA […]
  • AMVETS Golf Tournament Important Cutoff Dates - AMVETS Golt Tournament 2-1          AMVETS Golt Tournament 2-1 AMVETS Golf Tournament 3-1           AMVETS Golf Tournament-3 AMVETS Golf Tournament 4-1          AMVETS Golf Tournament 4-1     Dear fellow AMVETS, On Sept _12__ AMVETS will be holding its annual its annual golf tournament. We are asking for your help again with a sponsorship of $50.00 a hole. […]
  • Text of the Veterans Identification Card Act 2015 - This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 2015. The text of the bill below is as ofJul 9, 2015 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill). One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America At the First Session Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the sixth day […]
  • Medications for PTSD: PTSD Monthly Update – July 2015 - In This Issue Feature Topic For Providers For VA Providers Research at the Center PTSD in the News July 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 Medications for PTSD While psychotherapy, sometimes called “counseling”, […]
  • Ricky Lee Poster Updated - RickyLeePosterRev-1  Here you go AMVETS.   This is sponsored by the DAV and VFW.  I wonder what it would take to have the AMVETS get involved with helping in the sponsorship of something like this.  A phone call to the respective Departments would probably do the trick.  I will leave that up to the Department […]
  • GOOD GUY WINS: Vietnam Veteran Shoots Armed Robber At Gas Station; “I Just Did What I Had To Do” - SYCAMORE, GEORGIA — A vietnam veteran was out for a typical day, and walked into a gas station to break a $20. His day changed quickly when a young thug came in with a gun. The veteran, Don Rogers, is being hailed a hero by the gas station clerk for likely saving his life. “I wish […]
  • Korean War Memorial Question - http://www.koreanwarvetsmemorial.org/memorial/wall   Recently the DC staff met with folks from the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation who are working to get a privately-funded glass structure erected above the memorial here in DC.  This circular structure would have etchings of the names of the 38,000 deceased service members from that war carved into it; called a […]