JROTC Monroe Aids Post

Van Sullivan, Commander John C. M. Vann Post 5464, is now working closely with a local Monroe, NC, JROTC Commander that supports two local high schools. The JROTC Commander was seeking involvement with the Monroe VFW and wanted to know how his JROTC unit could help. It was perfect timing.

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VA Secretary Speaks Out

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs released a statement yesterday on the recent concerns about the VA and patient care. Here it is:

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CINC’s Visit to Durham Post 2740

William Thien, Commander-in-Chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars stopped in Durham on Wednesday at VFW Post 2740. Posts from District 6 and Alamance, Orange, Henderson, and Caswell county, joined Post 2740 members for a light lunch and talk with the CINC.

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Getting Ready for the State Convention

Your bags are getting packed, your hotel reservations are confirmed, and you are ready for the State Convention. But are you?

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CINC Visits North Carolina

Commander-in-Chief William Thien arrives in North Carolina this week and stops at Durham Post 2740 first on Wednesday, May 21st. He will be here May 21-24.

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VFW’s Support America’s Veterans Campaign

The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars has launched a new national television campaign that draws attention to the needs of our veterans and our commitment to help them. You may have seen the commercial already and have shared the information with members of your post.

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Commander in Chief Thien Visits NC

The VFW Commander in Chief, William A. (“Bill”) Thien, is visiting North Carolina this month on May 21-24, 2014. His first visit post visit will be at Durham Post 2740 on May 21th.

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Chaplain Smith Funeral Services Announced

The Department Quartermaster has announced the funeral details for North Carolina VFW State Chaplain Stephen Smith.

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NC VFW State Chaplain Dies

It is with great sadness that we inform all of you of Chaplain Smith’s passing. He passed away this morning (Sunday) at 9:50 with the family at his side.
Once arraignment are finalized they will be passed on.

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Purple Heart Eligibility Question

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has been asked to comment on an FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act requirement that tasks the Defense Department to review the Purple Heart’s current eligibility criteria.

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