Next post meeting is a 7 pm on 14th of JUNE.
Bingo on Sunday and Tuesday nights a 7 PM Doors open at 5 for snack bar and pull tabs sold at this time.
Paper pull tab and Electronic pull tabs are sold daily in Canteen come out and support your Post and Auxiliary in its many endeavors. Asking all our members to get a copy of your email to quartermaster as we are trying better in communicating with its post members. By way of electronic email.
Major Veteran Groups Say Time for Toxic Exposure Legislation is Now: The leaders of the VFW, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) have written an op-ed calling for comprehensive toxic exposure legislation. There are currently multiple bills that address the issue of toxic exposure, and the VFW's recommendation is to combine all these bills into a large comprehensive package. "The time to pass toxic exposure legislation is now," said Hal Roesch, VFW national commander. "Veterans have waited long enough for our elected officials to act on their behalf. If Congress waits until the next conflict to address this issue, they are already too late." Read the oped
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VFW Testifies Before Senate on Toxic Exposure: On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing on pending legislation. VFW National Legislative Service Director Patrick Murray testified on the VFW's top legislative priority of toxic exposure. Murray stressed the importance of combining the best pieces of each bill to cover as many veterans as possible. "Since we seem to expose nearly 100% of our troops to hazardous substances and environments, it is entirely unreasonable that almost 75% of them have their claims denied for exposure. It is time we establish a new framework to take care of veterans who were exposed to hazards both foreign and domestic, now and in the future," said Murray. Watch the hearing<>,which starts at the 18:27 mark or read the testimony
Restaurant Revitalization Fund to Prioritize Veterans: The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue Plan which was signed into law in March by President Biden. The Fund will provide $28.6 billion in direct relief funds through the Small Business Administration (SBA), to restaurants and other food establishments financially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. SBA will prioritize veteran applications for the first 21 days after applications open on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT. Learn more
The VFW Podcast Hits Airwaves Oct. 7: In an effort to provide our veterans, service members, and military families with current information on key veteran legislation, educational and financial assistance programs, national veterans services, critical initiatives from the VFW national commander-in-chief, and much more, the VFW is turning to the podcast world. We will chat with congressional leadership, Department of Veterans Affairs executives, Department of Defense senior officials, VFW leaders, and everyday veterans from around the globe about issues that matter most to you. Stay tuned as we prepare to launch the VFW Podcast the first Wednesday of October, November, and December. In 2021, the podcast will air two episodes each month, every first and third Wednesday.
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program Open Now: Veterans who are unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic now have the opportunity for education or training for high-demand jobs with the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP). Veterans can use VRAPP for assistance with programs approved under the GI Bill and Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses to include associate degrees, non-college degrees, and certificate programs. If eligible, veterans can receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees, and a monthly housing allowance based on Post-9/11 GI Bill rates. VRRAP will stop making payments on Dec. 11, 2022, or when the funding limit or the participant limit is reached. Learn more
Legislation Introduced to Help Veterans Request VA File: On Wednesday, Reps. T.J. Cox (D-CA) and Chip Roy (R-TX) introduced VFW-supported H.R. 7926, to allow for the electronic request of certain records. This legislation would require VA to permit veterans to request copies of their entire disability claims file online. These files contain comprehensive information regarding the evidence a veteran submitted in support of a claim, information VA obtained from third parties, and a record of requests for higher-level review and supplemental claims.

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VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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VFW Delegation Returns to Southeast Asia

VFW Proudly Sponsors Bataan Memorial Death March

Boozman Receives VFW Congressional Award

VFW Continues to Press Congress to Pass Legislation Positively Impacting Veterans, Service Members

Longtime Veterans Advocate to Lead VFW National Veterans Service

VFW Crowns 2023 National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW to Deliver 2023 Priority Goals on Capitol Hill

VFW Names First Post-9/11 Veteran to Lead Washington Office

VFW Commemorates Women's History Month

VFW Legislative Conference App Now Available

Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release Annual Report Ahead of White House Budget Release

VFW National Commander Visits Troops in Poland

VFW Commemorates National Black History Month

VFW Urges POTUS to Support Repeal of Concurrent Receipt Policy

Sport Clips Haircuts Donates Another $1.5M for Help A Hero Veterans' Scholarships

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

VFW Joins Navy Secretary in Ceremony Honoring Hero

New VFW Initiative to Safeguard Toxic-Exposed Veterans

VFW, SVA Name 2023 Student Veteran Finalists for Legislative Fellowship

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Happy Holidays From the VFW

Happy Birthday US Space Force!

Marking Milestones in Iraq

VFW Action Alert: Last Chance for Congress to Support Veterans this Year

VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'

VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

Be Proud of Your VFW on Veterans Day

"The Greatest of All Leathernecks"

VFW, Bergmann & Moore Collaborate to Assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

VFW Commemorates National Native American Heritage Month Observance

Ohio BURGER KING Franchise Donates $75,000 to VFW Unmet Needs

Happy Birthday US Navy!

Legal Loophole: Some Contracts Skirt Protections for Service Members

Veterans Win When You 'Help A Hero'

It's National VFW Day!

VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide

Happy Birthday US Air Force!

Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Services

Until They are All Accounted For

Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance

Where Were You on 9/11?

VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees

VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches

Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day

Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later

VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director

VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship