For this month's Commander's Challenge, we are focusing on increasing our total membership: new, renewed, and reinstated all count! The Post that leads in each division will receive $1000 deposited into the Post account! EVERY VETERAN COUNTS!
Reservations may now be accepted for the Winter Council of Administration for January 27 and 28th, 2023 at the Hilton St. Louis Airport. Click on the below button for the flyer with all the information and on the Banquet Form. The tentative Agenda is in the Announcement section below.
Save the date for the next MAVO Veterans' Rally. It will be January 24, 2023, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am in the Capitol Rotunda. Afterward visit your respective legislators and present MAVO's Legislative Agenda and ask for their support. Spread the word!
Effective October 30, 2022, all activity reports must be submitted by the 90th day of the activity. Commander Kelb has determined that the grace period is over. Submit within 90 days or lose the activity!
The VFW has teamed up with Project K-9 Hero to recognize and honor the service of America's military working dogs. See below Announcement for details.
The top three scholarship recipients for the Department of Missouri's Scout of the Year. 1st Place - Mr. Rollin F. Jackson Jr. from District 9.. 2nd Place - Mr. Drew A. Walters from District 12.. 3rd Place - Mr. Henry W. Gikonyo from District 5.. Our 1st Place winner will advance to the National Level for judging..
Please become a sustaining member of the Department of Missouri Veterans Service Officer program. Just click below and follow the link for the VSO donations. Be sure to click the monthly box to become a sustaining member.
DEPARTMENT FOOD PANTRY
The Department hosts the Mid-Mo Military Family Pantry at our Department Headquarters, 3401 Knipp Drive, Jefferson City, MO. The Pantry is open on Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. However, if a veteran or his family is in immediate need, they can call the Department office at 573-636-8761 for assistance. We will do accept cold food donations.
The POW/MIA Chairman, Joe Cerchi, would like those posts whose Auxiliary goes "above and beyond" in their support of VFW POW/MIA Programs to send an email to him outlining what makes them special so that their efforts may be recognized.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
WASHINGTON - In a letter sent to the White House, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Tim Borland urged President Bi...