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Meeting in Flint
Date: 6-5-2014 at 6PM
Location: Flint, Michigan

Department Convention Flint Gateway
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VFW POST 1483 NEWS & EVENTS

 
 
Artist commissioned for statue of Company F soldier
MEDINA – The Company F Memorial Committee is moving along with its effort to have a 7-foot-high bronze statue erected outside the former Armory in Medina.
   
 
   
   
   
2016 Person of the Year: Honor Guard
They attend about 100 funerals each year for veterans, providing a solemn and dignified sendoff, sometimes standing for hours in the freezing cold or blistering heat. The Honor Guard marches in parades, and attends numerous local community services – Memorial Day, the opening ceremonies for the County Fair, Sept. 11 and Pearl Harbor memorial services, and many other events.
   
 
   
   
   
Medina VFW gives donation for memorial
MEDINA — A recent plea for donations by the Company F Memorial Committee has resulted in Medina VFW making the largest single donation in its history. On Saturday, VFW members presented a check for $10,000 to Cathy Fox and Bill Menz for the Company F Memorial Fund, as the committee seeks to raise funds for a statue of a soldier atop the monument at Medina Armory.
   
 
   
   
   
No help?
VA suicide counselors’ work ethic questioned, report says
   
 
   
   
   
Wearing unearned medal can be a crime; free-speech
Lying about receiving a military medal is constitutionally protected, but there’s no right to carry the lie a step further by wearing a combat decoration that hasn’t been earned, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
   
 
   
   
   
Take your VFW Post back,
"Take your VFW Post back, one bar stool at a time." - Brian Duffy I am very proud of the above quote. All JVC take very serious notice that this is what I fully support.
   
 
   
   
   
 
     

VFW STATE NEWS & EVENTS

 
 
2017 Department of New York Convention
98th Annual Department of New York and 92nd Annual Auxiliary Convention will be held in Albany, New York at the Albany Marriott Hotel on June 7,8, 9. 10 and 11.
   
 
   
   
   
NEW VFW Post Website Solution Program
VFW National is offering a website solution that connects key data to national website for Articles, Events & News. And the Best News is that it is FREE for the first year through a grant from VFW National!
   
 
   
   
   
 
     

VFW NATIONAL NEWS & EVENTS

 
 
VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress
2017 Legislative Conference runs Feb. 26 - March 2 in Washington

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Next weekend, more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization begin rallying in Washington, D.C., to voice the concerns of veterans directly with the nation’s lawmakers during the 2017 VFW Legislative Conference, Feb. 26 – March 2.
   
 
   
   
   
VFW Salutes United States Army for 241 Years of Service
Our nation’s soldiers are America’s true heroes.
 
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – June 14, 2016, marks the 241st year of service from the United States Army. The U.S. Army has evolved drastically since it was originally organized as the Continental Army in 1775; battlefields have transformed, weaponry has evolved, faces have come and gone, military uniforms have varied, but one thing holds fast: the bravery and the heart of the individuals who wear the uniform, and their commitment to their mission.

   
 
   
   
   
 
     
 
     
   
 
         
     
 
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