Program Blast Apr 30, 2015

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Copy Programs Reporting 30 April 2015 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached   VAVS National Advisory Committee and Conference The meeting is now history but for those who were in attendance and more so, perhaps for all of our VAVS Reps/Deps and Volunteers who coul

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Online Course Helps Healthcare Professionals

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Online Course Helps Healthcare Professionals Better Serve Veterans and Servicemembers Course is Part of VA’s TRAIN program, which launched April 1   WASHINGTON – The departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DoD) have announced the launch of an online continuing education c

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Poker Run Word flyer

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2015 POKER RUN FOR AMVETS Charities June 28, 2015 Registrations from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon $20.00/Rider: $10:00/Passenger Pig Roast, Cole Slaw, Beans, Corn on the Cob Hamburgers & Hot Dogs Cash Bar/ T-shirts for Sale Starts at AMVETS Post 51, 9 AMVETS Lane, Randolph, MA With 3 sto

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Belmont Amvet Retires after 5 tours.

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Major Felix Gregorian, U.S. Army, has retired after 5 active tours in Aghanistan. Major Gregorian is a life member of Belmont AMVETS Post 2008. His was a real sacrifice as you can see, his tours were not a bed of roses. We will honor him at the Belmont Memorial Day parade, and ask that you join u

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Obscure Naval History. . . The Snakebit Ship & Crew

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Confirmed as TRUE The USS Willie D takes a shot at President FDR - Obscure Naval History A BIZARRE BIT OF U.S. NAVAL HISTORY Written by Kit Bonner, a noted Naval Historian. From November 1943, until her demise in June 1945, the American destroyer 'William D.

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  • Program Blast Apr 30, 2015 - Copy Programs Reporting 30 April 2015 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached   VAVS National Advisory Committee and Conference The meeting is now history but for those who were in attendance and more so, perhaps for all of our VAVS Reps/Deps and Volunteers who could not make the trip to Albuquerque, NM, the […]
  • Online Course Helps Healthcare Professionals - Online Course Helps Healthcare Professionals Better Serve Veterans and Servicemembers Course is Part of VA’s TRAIN program, which launched April 1   WASHINGTON – The departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DoD) have announced the launch of an online continuing education course aimed at helping health care professionals better treat Veterans and Servicemembers.   […]
  • Poker Run Word flyer - 2015 POKER RUN FOR AMVETS Charities June 28, 2015 Registrations from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon $20.00/Rider: $10:00/Passenger Pig Roast, Cole Slaw, Beans, Corn on the Cob Hamburgers & Hot Dogs Cash Bar/ T-shirts for Sale Starts at AMVETS Post 51, 9 AMVETS Lane, Randolph, MA With 3 stops and Returns to Post 51. Cash […]
  • Belmont Amvet Retires after 5 tours. - Major Felix Gregorian, U.S. Army, has retired after 5 active tours in Aghanistan. Major Gregorian is a life member of Belmont AMVETS Post 2008. His was a real sacrifice as you can see, his tours were not a bed of roses. We will honor him at the Belmont Memorial Day parade, and ask that you […]
  • Obscure Naval History. . . The Snakebit Ship & Crew - Confirmed as TRUE The USS Willie D takes a shot at President FDR – Obscure Naval History A BIZARRE BIT OF U.S. NAVAL HISTORY Written by Kit Bonner, a noted Naval Historian. From November 1943, until her demise in June 1945, the American destroyer ‘William D. Porter’ was often hailed – whenever she entered port […]
  • Serve your AMVET brothers with prayers - Dear AMVETS, Belmont AMVETS Post 2008 has been hit with some unfortunate developments. I ask that you honor these listed members with your prayers and let me know that you did. If possible, even with your presence on May 25 in Belmont’s parade, by falling in behind the Department of MA Honor Guard which, with our Post have volunteered to support […]
  • YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR LOCAL VETERANS” AGENTS IF YOU FAIL TO ACT - TEXT of H3319-2                    THE GANG THAT IS OUT TO HURT VETERANS-2 YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR LOCAL VETERANS” AGENTS IF YOU FAIL TO ACT We are taking this time to write to you due to the fact that even though the principle advocate of this great evil is  Tricia Farley- Bouvier Representative .of Pittsfield. s ome of […]
  • Proposed Budget Cuts Fact Sheet - Proposed Budget Cuts Fact Sheet April 24, 2015 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has before it one of the greatest opportunities in its history to enhance care for veterans and build a more efficient and effective system. The Department is listening to what Veterans, Congress, employees, Veterans Service Organizations and other stakeholders are telling […]
  • AMVETS Leadership – In the Running - Fellow AMVETS, My apologies for any duplication. This is a call for those who are “In the Running” for national offices to confirm their nominations and submit photos and short bios/write-ups for the Summer issue of American Veteran magazine. Below is a partial list of the folks identified at the Spring NEC or via personal […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]