The Commander in Chief membership challenge will cover the months of November and December. The five Posts who increase their membership percentage by the largest amount in these two months will win an invitation for the Commander and guest to attend the KC Spree trip in April 2022! Also to qualify, a Post must put in twenty (20) new members between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31! Trip includes round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations, as well as a fun-filled weekend!
Veterans United is proud to be offering complimentary tickets to Veterans and active duty members for the MIZZOU-SC game on November 13th for Military Appreciation Day. For tickets go to www.vu.com/hero
Bass Pro Shops is holding a Fishin' Contest for veterans. Click below for more information and go to https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/veteranscontest/ to enter.
Mark your calendars, February 4th and 5th Winter Council of Administration/VOD/PP & Teacher Awards Banquet at the Crown Plaza, St. Louis Airport, MO. Below are links to the hotel reservation information and the Banquet Reservation Form. Hope to see you there!
Now through December 5 you can "Help A Hero" take the next step toward a civilian career through education when you get a haircut at one of the more than 1,800 SportClips Haircuts locations across the U.S. Find your store below.
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.
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.
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.
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13