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..
This holiday season give the gift of service. 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.
For this month's Commander's Challenge, the top Post in each Division with the highest total of new Members (Annual, Life, or Installment Life) will receive a $1000 award deposited into their Post account. In addition, if the top Post also shares this challenge on their Post's Facebook page, they will receive an additional $250 award.
Designed to help grow you membership, this FREE Website that is Synced with National, for your Post / District* / Department, is chock full of tools that are easy to use.
FOOD PANTRY NOW OPEN
The Department has recently begun hosting 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. Recently a freezer was donated and we will be accepting cold food donations. Below is a link to a recent article published by the News Tribune.
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.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
You were not alone over there. You are not alone now. There are 20
million veterans who would give their lives for you. Please don't take