Passing of Another AMVETS

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 I am SAD to report that AMVETS Post 208 member, Tom Hamilton,  of Tighe Hamilton Funeral Parlor Passed last night.  I have talked to the Funeral Home and they will let me know of Services and the wishes that Tom had in regards to his funeral.    May he rest in peace, Al Temple

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Convention Information for 2015

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Convention 2015 Place: The Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, Ma. WHEN: Wednesday June 10 to Sunday June 14, 2015 RESERVATIONS: Call the Hotel and ask for Catherine the Reservationist between 8am-2pm Monday thru Friday 508 347 7393 RATE OF ROOM: $106.47 INCLUSIVE OF TAX, THE CUT-OFF DATE FOR T

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VFW Action Corp Weekly Feb 27, 2015

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                                                                                                                           February 27, 2015 In This Issue: 1. End

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Program Blast Feb 27, 2015

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Programs Rpt 26 Feb                 2015 FF Promo & Sample Pro Nat Programs Awards Entry Info 2015 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached For six-month reporting period ending June 2015   NATIONAL PROGRAMS AWARDS FOR 2015 – Entry form and

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VA suicide hotline film wins Oscar

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Congratulations to our comrades in Canandaigua. Crisis Hotline - Veterans Press 1 The timely documentary CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1 spotlights the traumas endured by America’s veterans, as seen through the work of the hotlineâ€

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  • Passing of Another AMVETS -  I am SAD to report that AMVETS Post 208 member, Tom Hamilton,  of Tighe Hamilton Funeral Parlor Passed last night.  I have talked to the Funeral Home and they will let me know of Services and the wishes that Tom had in regards to his funeral.    May he rest in peace, Al Temple
  • Convention Information for 2015 - Convention 2015 Place: The Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, Ma. WHEN: Wednesday June 10 to Sunday June 14, 2015 RESERVATIONS: Call the Hotel and ask for Catherine the Reservationist between 8am-2pm Monday thru Friday 508 347 7393 RATE OF ROOM: $106.47 INCLUSIVE OF TAX, THE CUT-OFF DATE FOR THIS RATE IS MAY 15TH. Delegate Registration? Adjutant […]
  • VFW Action Corp Weekly Feb 27, 2015 -                                                                                                                            February 27, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Ending Sequestration Tops VFW Legislative Agenda 2. VFW Testifies Before Senate VA Committee 3. VFW Meets with House Democratic Leaders at Roundtable 4. VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program 5. Senator Sanders to Receive Congressional Award 6. VFW Responds to Forbes Attack 7. Voice of Democracy Program Winners […]
  • Program Blast Feb 27, 2015 - Programs Rpt 26 Feb                 2015 FF Promo & Sample Pro Nat Programs Awards Entry Info 2015 PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached For six-month reporting period ending June 2015   NATIONAL PROGRAMS AWARDS FOR 2015 – Entry form and instructions attached. Not scrap books, single 3-ring binder for each individual entry and follow […]
  • VA suicide hotline film wins Oscar - Congratulations to our comrades in Canandaigua. Crisis Hotline – Veterans Press 1 The timely documentary CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1 spotlights the traumas endured by America’s veterans, as seen through the work of the hotline’s trained responders, who provide immediate intervention and support in hopes of saving the lives of service members.   VA suicide […]
  • Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs -  Statement from Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald on Oscar Win for HBO Documentary Highlighting Life-Saving Work of Veterans Crisis Line Washington – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald issued the following statement on the Oscar win for the HBO documentary CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1. “We are pleased that this film has […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association Feb 23, 2015 -  Air Force Master Sgt. Avel Villages attempts to complete an obstacle course during the Texas Military Forces Best Warrior Competition on Camp Swift near Bastrop, Texas, Feb. 6, 2015. Villages is assigned to the 149th Security Forces Squadron. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Praxedis Pineda TREA President will be in DC to Participate […]
  • AMVETS Demands Justice for Veterans! - AMVETS Demands Justice for Veterans! Veterans are being treated unfairly and being discriminated against due to the negative stereotype of veterans and servicemembers created by the media.  During our 2013 National Convention, a resolution to protect veterans from discrimination was introduced and approved by the membership- HR 501 is the result of that resolution. It […]
  • January 2015 Executive Report - 2nd renewal Kilmer Jan 2015 Executive Report   January 2015 AMVETS Post REPORT For AMVETS official Use only Recruit 5 member Drive Our Numbers Directors access Home Depot Grants The VFW   Recruit 5 Member Drive We have close to 40 entrants for the next phone drawing. Keep up the good work and encourage your […]
  • Long Range Planning for the March NEC - Time line for the development of the LRP Final-1 Addendum to Time line for the development of the LRP-1 AMVETS LONG RANGE PLAN-Final-1 TO:  All National Officers All NECmen All Department Commanders All Department Executive Directors   CC:  All LRP Committee Members Larry E. Via, National Commander   FR:  Fred Shinbur, LRP Committee Chr.   […]
  • Check this out colorized photos of WWII - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/66362.html  
  • New Jersey Law Indigent veteran law ,approved Jan 17,2014 - CHAPTER 238   An Act concerning the burial of indigent veterans, amending R.S.38:17-1, R.S.38:17-3 and R.S.38:17-4, and supplementing chapter 17 of Title 38 of the Revised Statutes.   Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:   R.S.38:17-1 is amended to read as follows:   Interment of indigent […]
  • Change in Burial benefit - http://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/factsheets/burials/burial.pdf
  • Hometown Battfield - Really fantastic. Great Song and the lyrics are Very, Very stirring. Hope you agree and forward along to some of your contacts.   https://www.youtube.com/embed/Wq0X0bwMprQ?feature=player_embedded
  • Maternity Health Care and Coordination VAMC Manchester - Sue McAllister, LPN, Women’s Health, Mary Behnke, RN, Women Veteran Program Manager and Madeline Dreusicke, Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Volunteer – See more at: http://www.manchester.va.gov/MANCHESTER/features/Maternity_Health_Care_and_Coordination.asp#sthash.Zqqpzpny.dpuf   Women Veterans are the fastest growing group of new users of VA health services. Currently, more than 90% of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) women utilizing VA care […]