Helen Denton Remembered

The Veterans of Foreign Wars lost a piece of history recently. Helen Denton, member of Georgia Department’s VFW Post 3650. Her simple obituary follows, but there is more. She was one of many thousands of World War II women in uniform, but she found herself on a path to D-Day and duty in Europe.

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New VA Health Identification Card

The New Veteran Health Identification Card is coming soon! That’s right, a new card is in production and will replace existing cards for 4 million veterans

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Post Canteen Inspection Form

The form for use in inspecting post canteens has been updated. It is on the Downloadable forms page of the website. The form has 13-14.1 in the header. Do not use other forms.

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Raffle Winners Announced

The winners of the Voice of Democracy/Patriot Pen Raffle, held on 8 Feb at the Council of Administration meeting, was announced this week.

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Voice of Democracy Banquet

The 2013-14 Voice of Democracy district winners gathered at the Winter Council of Administration meeting in Greensboro yesterday for the annual awards banquet. Three were announced as the first, second, and third place winners. Were you there?

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New Member Training

What do you do at your post or district to train new members? How about established, long time members? Both thirst for knowledge about the VFW. Its heritage, history, purpose today, and our future are of interest to everyone.

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Welcome Home LT Chuck Nadd

Super Bowl Sunday brings great football, but it also wins viewers anxious to see this year’s Super Bowl Commercials. Do you have a favorite? The VFW has! The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Florida VFW comrades worked with Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, and the Winter Park, Florida, community to honor one serviceman by giving him a rousing welcome home.

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USS ARIZONA AND USS MISSOURI GUNS

Here is a most unusual memorial in honor of those who served in World War II. Two guns from two battleships. One battleship saw the combat at the beginning of the war in Hawaii and the other served in Tokyo Bay as the surrender site. The guns are now a memorial in Arizona. Here is their story.

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USO Needs Volunteers

Live in or near Fayetteville? Want to make a difference? This is for anyone you know in Fayetteville area. Glen Borg is looking for USO volunteers for the Fayetteville Airport.

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D-Day 70th Anniversary

It will soon be 70 years since thousands of 17, 18, 19, and 20 year-olds jumped out of planes, landed by gliders, stormed the beaches, climbed the cliffs, flew combat bombing missions, and bombarded the coasts of Normandy. Let us not forget their sacrifices! Let’s salute and honor those who remain with us in our communities. Plan for commemorative events and recognition of our World War II veterans in our posts and in our towns.

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