Exploring VA benefits just got easier

| General Interest | Comments (0)

This holiday season, #ExploreVA benefits. Learning about and applying for VA benefits shouldn’t be complicated for Veterans and their families. That’s why we improved Explore.VA.gov, the website that makes it easy to see all the bene

[ read more ]

Who Are AMVETS

| General Interest | Comments (0)

green_hat_form2014-1    5 drive logo   These are on the way to 3d Infantry and Iraq. Have your post members and Department Leaders put a note in with yours and remember to include your emails. It would be good to hear from some young men and women around the world. Most Americans don

[ read more ]

The Retired Enlisted Association Dec 22, 2014

| General Interest | Comments (0)

FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED Monday December 15, 2014 DELIVERING SUPPLIES- A U.S. soldier looks over the Liberian jungle from the ramp of a CH-47F Chinook helicopter after transporting Ebola treatment supplies to Ganta, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance, Dec. 9, 20

[ read more ]

AMVETS Recruit 5 Drive Is On!

| General Interest | Comments (0)

AMVETS Recruit 5 Drive Is On! Win a 1 Week Vacation to Carlsbad Resort in California Recruit 5 new members, earn an AMVETS challenge coin and you are entered in a drawing for a cell phone and a weeks’ vacation in California! Grand Prize A weeks’ vacation in Califor

[ read more ]

Eligibility for MCB, Camp Lejeune (NC) Benefits Expanded

| Veterans Health | Comments (0)

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Veterans Health Administration Update: Military Exposures Veterans and their families who lived at Camp Lejeune for 30 days o

[ read more ]

  • Exploring VA benefits just got easier - This holiday season, #ExploreVA benefits. Learning about and applying for VA benefits shouldn’t be complicated for Veterans and their families. That’s why we improved Explore.VA.gov, the website that makes it easy to see all the benefits that VA has to offer to help Veterans buy homes, earn degrees, start careers, stay healthy, and do so […]
  • Who Are AMVETS - green_hat_form2014-1    5 drive logo   These are on the way to 3d Infantry and Iraq. Have your post members and Department Leaders put a note in with yours and remember to include your emails. It would be good to hear from some young men and women around the world. Most Americans don’t think of  the […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association Dec 22, 2014 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED Monday December 15, 2014 DELIVERING SUPPLIES- A U.S. soldier looks over the Liberian jungle from the ramp of a CH-47F Chinook helicopter after transporting Ebola treatment supplies to Ganta, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance, Dec. 9, 2014. The soldier is assigned to 1st Armored Division, 2nd Battalion, […]
  • AMVETS Recruit 5 Drive Is On! - AMVETS Recruit 5 Drive Is On! Win a 1 Week Vacation to Carlsbad Resort in California Recruit 5 new members, earn an AMVETS challenge coin and you are entered in a drawing for a cell phone and a weeks’ vacation in California! Grand Prize A weeks’ vacation in California, yea I need it! Sign up 5 members […]
  • Eligibility for MCB, Camp Lejeune (NC) Benefits Expanded - Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Veterans Health Administration Update: Military Exposures Veterans and their families who lived at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Aug. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for VA health benefits. A Dec. 16, 2014 law changed the eligibility date […]
  • Veterans Can Now Track Delivery of Prescriptions - Tracking her delivery makes it easier to manage her prescriptions Friday, December 19, 2014 Call it innovative thinking, ingenuity, or just a plain great idea to better serve Veterans! VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald recently reminded VA employees that the mission is clear — to serve Veterans. Putting Veterans at the center of VA is […]
  • VfW Action Corps Weekly Dec 19,2014 - Final Issue of the Year In This Issue: 1. Suicide Prevention Bill Blocked from Passage 2. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Pilot Program Expansion 3. Army Launches OTH Discharge Upgrade Site 4. Defense Bill Adds New Child Custody Protections 5. Prescription Tracking 6. VA Nominees Confirmed 7. Keep Spirit of ’45 Alive 8. Three Korean War […]
  • November Leaders Report - green_hat_form2014-1                Colliers AMVETS History     November 2014 AMVETS EXECUTIVE REPORT For AMVETS official Use only       and MEMBERSHIP   At the end of November we renewed 37% of our annual members.  We brought in 2,770 new annual members in the first 3 months of this year. Add in the 423 new life […]
  • Let’s check in with our B-29 crew in the water. . . -        Chapter 9 – Nip Clipper Takes a Hit    Day One (Wednesday)   Radar Navigator Stan Levine siad, “Just as I hit the water I had the crap scared out of me. What to do? How could I get my flight suit off? Bad enough getting out of the one piece suit when not in […]
  • GOP senator blocks vets’ suicide prevention bill - Supporters of a sweeping veterans suicide prevention bill suffered a major setback Monday when retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., blocked the measure in the waning hours of the year’s legislative session. The move probably means the end of the effort for this year, and potentially months of rebuilding work for advocates who championed the bill […]
  • Honor and Remember Flag Legislation - Season’s Greeting I just wanted to put out a Blast regarding  the Honor and Remember program. Next month Representative Paul McMurtry Norfolk County will be presenting a bill for establishing The Honor and Remember Flag to be adopted as a State Flag. To date 19 states have adopted so far. Please visit www.honorandremember.org for more info. […]
  • Now let’s get back to our B-29 crew in the water. . . -      Chapter 9 – Nip Clipper Takes a Hit    Hitting the Water   On past missions, we had never used our C-1 vest. They were bulky along with all our other gear we wore. Our attitude was, “Why wear them? We will never need them.” Except for the three who wore them, the […]
  • Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for America’s Veterans (SAV) Act - Dear TREA Member, TREA is asking you to reach out to both of the senators who represent your state today to urge them to ask Senator Tom Coburn to end the parliamentary hold that he has placed on legislation that has the potential to save many veterans’ lives. We believe it is imperative that this […]
  • Bipartisan Veterans Suicide Prevention Act Passes House - WASHINGTON — Today, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (Clay Hunt SAV) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill was introduced by Chairman Jeff Miller and Reps. Tim Walz (D-MN) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and named in honor of the late Iraq and Afghanistan veteran and veterans advocate Clay Hunt. […]
  • Early Retirement, More in 2015 Defense Bill for Guard Members - Early Retirement, More in 2015 Defense Bill for Guard Members The defense policy bill for fiscal 2015, which could be discussed today in the Senate after passing the House last week, has much for National Guardsmen to like, including a change to how Guard members can receive early retirement pay. Last week’s Washington Report noted […]