VFW Action Corp Weekly August 29, 2014

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In This Issue: 1. VA Releases IG Report 2. White House Announces New Vet Initiatives 3. VFW Post Hosts VA Hearing to Discuss Access to Care 4. VA Launches Updated GI Bill Comparison Tool 5. Three to Receive Medal of Honor 6. Interstate Compact for Military Children Now Complet

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VA Boston Encourages Veterans to Attend Town Hall

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Veterans and their families in Massachusetts are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) town hall discussion to provide their own feedback on healthcare and services provided by VA. VA Boston Healthcare System is inviting public participation at the Monday, September 15,

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July 2014 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report

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2014_07_31_MembershipMatters_Final sticker letter (2) Aug Posts not revalidated Suspended 1 sept July 2014 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report-for official use only Member Report Revalidations Renewals Card and Stickers                           

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The Japanese people's reaction to the Doolittle Raid. .

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Chapter 9       A Psychological Blow to the Japanese   Vice Admiral Matome Ugaki, chief of staff of the Combined Fleet headquarters in Tokyo, was at lunch when the call came over his classified telephone announcing an enemy attack. He tried to confirm the bad news. "At 1300 (1:00 P.M.) I

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Helpful Resource: Financial Aid Guide for Military and Veterans

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I’m a contributor to BestColleges.com, a site that features college planning tools and academic resources. A colleague of mine, Linda Young at TaxHelp.org, mentioned that you found her Tax Help for Military Members resource helpful and recommended I reach out to you with a complementary r

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  • VFW Action Corp Weekly August 29, 2014 - In This Issue: 1. VA Releases IG Report 2. White House Announces New Vet Initiatives 3. VFW Post Hosts VA Hearing to Discuss Access to Care 4. VA Launches Updated GI Bill Comparison Tool 5. Three to Receive Medal of Honor 6. Interstate Compact for Military Children Now Complete 1. VA Releases IG Report: This […]
  • VA Boston Encourages Veterans to Attend Town Hall - Veterans and their families in Massachusetts are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) town hall discussion to provide their own feedback on healthcare and services provided by VA. VA Boston Healthcare System is inviting public participation at the Monday, September 15, 2014, town hall to be held at the Jamaica Plain […]
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  • The Japanese people’s reaction to the Doolittle Raid. . - Chapter 9       A Psychological Blow to the Japanese   Vice Admiral Matome Ugaki, chief of staff of the Combined Fleet headquarters in Tokyo, was at lunch when the call came over his classified telephone announcing an enemy attack. He tried to confirm the bad news. “At 1300 (1:00 P.M.) I heard various […]
  • Helpful Resource: Financial Aid Guide for Military and Veterans - I’m a contributor to BestColleges.com, a site that features college planning tools and academic resources. A colleague of mine, Linda Young at TaxHelp.org, mentioned that you found her Tax Help for Military Members resource helpful and recommended I reach out to you with a complementary resource I’ve recently developed. Our resource, a comprehensive financial aid guide for members of the military, specifically […]
  • Another benefit that we earned as Veterans -  Hello everyone,  For the past 2 weeks I have been visiting my Nephew in the UMass Hospital in Worceser.  Of course I had to pay for parking.  I averaged two visits per day at $5.00 per visit.   When I checked in to park one afternoon one of the attendants noticed my AMVETS shirt and asked […]
  • Get Your Seasonal FLU Vaccine this Fall - It’s that time of year to protect yourself and family against the seasonal flu.  The VAMC Manchester is preparing for the annual walk in and drive up flu clinics for all eligible Veterans and employees.  No appointment is needed. VAMC Drive-Through Flu Clinics When:  Tuesday September 16, 2014 and September 23, 2014 Location:  Building 7 (back […]
  • Collings Foundation August eNews – Please read -  Hello everyone.  I ask you to take a look at this and respond in the way that you choose.  I attended the Collins Foundation “Race of the Ages” with my two Grand-Sons and it was unbelievable.  It was my first time visiting this place and I was amazed, to say the least, of the collection […]
  • Randolph joint effort cookout -   IMG_2752.JPG (831.9 KB) Download | Remove IMG_2769.JPG (714.8 KB) Download | Remove IMG_3046.JPG (1.8 MB) Download | Remove IMG_3006.JPG (5.3 MB) Download | Remove   Picture Captions are: 2752: L>R, Maureen Durant Caldwell and Jim Jones 2769: L>R, Steve Dugan of the Sons and Rick Packard, of AMVETS 3036: L>R: 5050 Winner, Sharon Hines, Mary O’Connell-Nelson and Donna […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association August 25, 2014 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED August 25, 2014 It has been a quiet time for official Washington. But the U.S. military has been busy in different corners of the world. In Iraq U.S. Airstrikes supported the retaking of the Mosul Dam by Kurdish and Iraqi troops from the ISIS. But an earlier secret raid […]
  • Fall Foliage Parade additiional info - Fall Foliage 2014 adtnl info-2 Hello Leon, Please post the attached additional info on the Fall Foliage Parade. Thank you, Lou
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  • AMVETS Pilgrim Awards Banquet - Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast AMVETS Post 13 Saturday September 13, 2014 3 P.M. Until ? 836 Central Ave Pawtucket R.I. 401-230-3087 $15.00 per person
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  • Congratulations to MA National Officers - The following AMVETS Family Members were successful in their quest for National Offices this year at the 2014 Convention in Memphis:   AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary: Beverly Studebaker, National Chaplain Marie Rorrio, National VAVS Rep. Heidi Dineen-Serpis, National Parliamentarian   AMVETS Sons Of AMVETS: Mark Serpis, National Second Vice Commander David Spencer, National PRO