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#TBT to when phones still had cords! A member of VFW Post 8512 in Almena, Wis., donated more than 5,000 phones to be installed in VA hospital rooms so patients wouldn't have to use hallway pay phones. Members of VFW Post 8512 helped repair the phones before shipping them off.
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KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A group of foreign war veterans on Prince of Wales Island is planning to establish a Veterans of Foreign Wars post on the southeast Alaska island. Iraq war veteran Jan Storbakken is organizing the group and says it can be challenging to navigate the federal system to get services that vets are entitled to.
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This week on Hiring America Alec Lewis and Al Schilling, from Farmers Insurance​ discuss the role of being a Farmers Insurance agency owner and give insight into the Farmers recruiting process.
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VFW Statement Regarding VA ‘Crow Flies’ Rule Change
Announcement was exactly what VFW wanted to hear:
Today the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will change the calculation measurement from geodesic straight line to actual driving distances to determine if veterans are eligible for non-VA care closer to where they reside.
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The Town Hall will start in less than an hour. Don’t forget to join the VFW and get your VA benefit questions answered.
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U.S. troops obey a set of legal guidelines called the Uniform Code of Military Justice. While the UCMJ mirrors civilian law in many ways, there are some
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What separates the great from the mediocre? Smart, productive habits.
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Everyone read this good advice
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VFW SPONSORS BATAAN MEMORIAL DEATH MARCH FOR FIFTH YEAR
Over 7,000 marchers registered for grueling event
Last weekend, VFW National Commander John W. Stroud was at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to support and cheer on marchers participating in the 26th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March. For the fifth year in a row, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) was the presenting sponsor for the memorial March.
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The Army's credentialing program gives you credit where credit is due whether you're still in uniform or preparing to re-enter civilian life.
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I want my board-certified ruckmarching license. And my Woobie certification!
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The Town hall is set to begin momentarily. Please go ahead and start posting your questions below.
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Please pass along , I am a advocate for ptsd sufferers . I want to help the vfw help clients that may need time to themselves to heal. If we could mainstream this intake and get everything streamlined the focus would only be on what the vfw provides . 
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VA Standardizes Veterans Claims Forms
New regulations eliminate informal claims despite VFW opposition
The Department of Veterans Affairs last year proposed changes to regulations to eliminate informal claims that were not filed electronically. In addition, VA proposed requiring the use of a specific standardized form when veterans apply for VA benefits. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and other major service organizations fought against the proposals, saying that the elimination of informal claims was draconian and did not keep ...
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Expand Choice Program Eligibility
Eligibility criteria for 40 miles calculation would change to driving distance:
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is a nonprofit veterans' service organization composed of combat veterans as well as active-duty, Guard and Reservists who continue to serve in harm's way. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation's largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans' organization. With nearly 2 million members located in more than 7,000 VFW Posts worldwide, "NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS" through veterans service, community service, legislative advocacy and national military service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at www.vfw.org.