Van Wert VFW Post # 5803

Robert G. Longwell

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The New Officers have been elected

Posted by Adjutant on April 10, 2013 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Congratulations to our New ( and Old) Officers.

Commander: Colleen Wiley

Sr. Vice CMD: Matt Freeman

Jr. Vice CMD: John Wiley

Quarter Master: Ashley Showalter

Chaplain: Pat Freeman

Surgeon: Bill Moorehead

Judge Advocate: Shane Stabler

Adjutant: Andrew Rickard

Officer of the Day: Larry "Smoke" Kiracofe

Seargent of the Guard: Les Brown

In May's meeting, 2 May, there will be an Installation Ceremony. All regular members are encoura...

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Food Served at the Bar

Posted by Adjutant on April 10, 2013 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

PRICES HAVE CHANGED see below

THE BAR NOW OFFERS FOOD FROM THE GRILL

Food Service is available Monday through Thursday from 4 pm til 8 pm

Menu: Sides Menu:

Fried Bologna French Fries

Fried Hot Dogs Mozzarella Sticks

Hamburger

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Post Officer Elections

Posted by Adjutant on April 4, 2013 at 4:00 PM

*URGENT UPDATE* Elections are this Thursday due to a change in National Constitution & By-Laws


We are starting the election process for our Post Officers.

During March and April meetings we will have open nominations. May we will hold elections and install the new officers in June.

Nominations and elections are open to any paid up regular member of the Post. ...

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Legislative Action Alert

Posted by Adjutant on April 4, 2013 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Visit the VFW Legislative page and take action on bills currently in Congress.

http://capwiz.com/vfw/home/


VFW Department of Ohio Newsletter

Posted by Adjutant on April 3, 2013 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a link to VFW Department of Ohio's Newsletter for this month: http://www.ohiovfw.org/index_htm_files/Mar%202013%20News%20Letter.pdf

VFW Advocacy Protects Veterans Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Posted by Adjutant on March 31, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

 

VFW Advocacy Protects Veterans’ Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Last week, the Senate passed a VFW-supported amendment as part of their budget resolution (S.Con.Res.8) for fiscal year 2014 prior to formally adjourning back to their home state offices. The amendment ensured that cost-of-living adjustments, or COLA, for disabled veterans and Social Security beneficiaries would still be calculated equitably...

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Veterans looking for work try here

Posted by Adjutant on March 7, 2013 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a website that might be able to help.

http://militaryvetjobs.jobs.careercast.com/

Please give feedback so that we can tell others.

Why Military Members Get More Protection From High-Cost Credit

Posted by Adjutant on March 7, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Why Military Members Get More Protection From High-Cost Credit

by Chris Birk on 03/05/2013

In a perfect world, unscrupulous creditors couldn’t take advantage of anyone, especially those who serve our country. There would also be a fool-proof law that protects military members and their families from the abuses of high-risk credit products like payday and auto title loans.

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Army Details Where Sequestration Will Hit Hardest

Posted by Adjutant on February 28, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Army Details Where Sequestration Will Hit Hardest

Feb 27, 2013

Military.com| by Michael Hoffman

Army leaders got down to the gritty details of how sequestration will affect the service with examples ranging from the reduction of day care hours to delaying weapons programs to asking soldiers to collect trash on post.

For more info go to: ht...

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Lawmakers introduce bill to demote Pentagon's new medal

Posted by Adjutant on February 28, 2013 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Lawmakers introduce bill to demote Pentagon's new medal

By Joyce Tsai

Stars and Stripes

Published: February 27, 2013

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are lashing out at the Pentagon’s creation of the Distinguished Warfare Medal - intended to honor the contributions of drone pilots and cyber warriors who haven’t set foot on the battlefield - by introducing legislation that would ban it from being rated on par with or above the Purple Heart.

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