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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Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

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 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 HOT

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The Retired Enlisted Association Feb 23, 2015

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 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 Pined

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AMVETS Demands Justice for Veterans!

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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 introd

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January 2015 Executive Report

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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 ne

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  • 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 […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly Feb 19, 2015 -                                                                 February 20, 2015   In This Issue: 1. VFW Participates in Roundtable on Undiagnosed PTSD and OTH Discharges 2. VFW Participates in Fertility Roundtable 3. VA Releases Veterans Choice Program Video   1. VFW Participates in Roundtable on Undiagnosed PTSD and OTH Discharges: On Friday, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance […]
  • Program Blast Feb 19, 2015 - JROTC-Award-Presentatio nPrograms Rpt 19 Feb PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD Report for six-month period ending June 2015 attached. Reminder – PLEASE take care in making reports, the “Other” Category should be rarely used. Please read the NEED HELP Screen on the reporting page.   AMVETS CALL OF DUTY CAREER CENTERS IS A NATIONAL PROGRAM We […]
  • 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 […]
  • Hardy souls take ‘Passion Plunge’ for a good cause in Natick - Wade Anthony, of Natick, plunges into the icy waters of Lake Cochituate. The temperature on Saturday was about 27 degrees, with a wind chill factor of 18 degrees. Daily News and Wicked Local Photo/Dan Holmes – See more at: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20150207/News/150207223/?Start=1#sthash.xxtL6CI5.dpuf By Chris Bergeron Daily News Staff Posted Feb. 7, 2015 at 8:13 PM NATICK – […]
  • Message from Commander Peacey - AMVETS Family and Friends, I would like to Thank all who made the Polar/Passion Plunge today a great success.  To all those who took the dip…Job Well Done.  To those who  helped run the event…Job well done. This position that I hold is nothing more than that, a position.  It is the people that I […]