Sacriface

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SACRIFICE IS MEANINGLESS WITHOUT REMEMBRANCE On this Memorial Day let us rededicate ourselves to the task of remembering those whose service and sacrifice have purchased our freedoms on battlefields around the globe. Let us honor all of our fallen warriors, their commitment to our country and

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The Retired Enlisted Association May 4, 2015

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FROM WASHINGTON: News for the Enlisted Monday May 4, 2015 U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Crystal Cash, a boom operator with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft attached to the 125th Fighter Wing during Vigilant Shield 15 over the United States. Vigilant Shield

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White Clo9ver - May 16, 2015

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Dear Belmont  AMVETS: Thank you for your attendance last Tuesday. We had many important matters to discuss and on which to decide. Our White Clover Event will be held as follows: 1. Date:        May 16, 2015 2. Time:        8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 3. Place:       Sto

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VFW ACTION CORPS WEEKLY MAY 1, 2015

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                                                          May 1, 2015   In This Issue: 1. VA Appropriations Passes with VFW Opposition 2. House Holds Hearing to Discuss Women Veterans’ Issues 3. Senate Committee Hearing on GAO and

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A Message from Commander Peacey

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I would like to take this time to say thank you to all the membership and guests that made this past weekend a wonderful success.  We had the honor to host our National Commander Larry Via along with his wife Karen.  We were able to bring them across our great Commonwealth and provide them with a

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  • Sacriface - SACRIFICE IS MEANINGLESS WITHOUT REMEMBRANCE On this Memorial Day let us rededicate ourselves to the task of remembering those whose service and sacrifice have purchased our freedoms on battlefields around the globe. Let us honor all of our fallen warriors, their commitment to our country and their legacy of patriotism and sacrifices. By giving their […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association May 4, 2015 - FROM WASHINGTON: News for the Enlisted Monday May 4, 2015 U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Crystal Cash, a boom operator with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft attached to the 125th Fighter Wing during Vigilant Shield 15 over the United States. Vigilant Shield is a weeklong annual exercise designed to emphasize […]
  • White Clo9ver – May 16, 2015 - Dear Belmont  AMVETS: Thank you for your attendance last Tuesday. We had many important matters to discuss and on which to decide. Our White Clover Event will be held as follows: 1. Date:        May 16, 2015 2. Time:        8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 3. Place:       Stop and Shop, Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA My understanding, so far, is that Mike […]
  • VFW ACTION CORPS WEEKLY MAY 1, 2015 -                                                           May 1, 2015   In This Issue: 1. VA Appropriations Passes with VFW Opposition 2. House Holds Hearing to Discuss Women Veterans’ Issues 3. Senate Committee Hearing on GAO and VAOIG Recommendations 4. House Armed Services Committee Advances NDAA 5. Navy Update 6. Take the Military Family Survey 7. V-E Day 70th Commemoration […]
  • A Message from Commander Peacey - I would like to take this time to say thank you to all the membership and guests that made this past weekend a wonderful success.  We had the honor to host our National Commander Larry Via along with his wife Karen.  We were able to bring them across our great Commonwealth and provide them with […]
  • 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 […]
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