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January 2010 Blog Posts (17)

Post 3276 - Officers

Commander - Steve Whynot - USN - Vietnam
Senior Vice - Dick Varney - USAF - Korea
Quartermaster - Paul Leduc - USA - Vietnam

Added by Stephen W. Whynot on January 29, 2010 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Changes in "Post Information" files.

Check http://www.vfwwebcom.org/ok/post382 for changes under post information and new entries.
Glenn

Added by Glenn Thurmond on January 29, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Looking for anyone that was in 218 th Military Police Co. Vietnam

Lookiing Vietnam Veterans who was stationed with 218 th Military Police Co. ( Nha Trang or any detachments ) for reunion in Branson Mo. September 2010 contact Paul W. Kirby 270-378-4538 for details .

Added by Paul Wayne Kirby on January 27, 2010 at 8:04pm — 1 Comment

Ike was right

"America's adventure in free government [is threatened by a] military industrial complex. . . We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted." ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ike was right.
And the military-industrial complex has both the VFW and the Congress by the balls.

Added by Jim Maas on January 26, 2010 at 10:57pm — No Comments

U.S. Rifle Scopes In Iraq And Afghanistan Feature Bible Verse Citations

Here's one that will play well in the Muslim world.



ABC is reporting that soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan have been using rifle scopes that bear abbreviated references to Bible verses, including lines like "For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ."



That verse is rendered on tiny letters on the the scopes, made by Wixom, Michigan-based Trijicon,… Continue

Added by Marvin Baney on January 25, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

WWII Vets

Looking for anyone who was in the US Army Co. E 15th Inf. 3rd Div. Serving in Italy or France in 1944.

Added by Laura Wolfcale on January 23, 2010 at 12:22pm — No Comments

My VFW WebCOM now has Twitter Integration

As of this morning, you can now post directly to your Twitter account through My VFW WebCOM.





Here's how:



First make sure you are logged into your My VFW WebCOM account. After logging in, go to the top of the right-hand column to the navigation box and click "Settings".



On the Settings page, in the left navigation column, click "My Page".



Now, in the "My Page" settings, the second option down in the… Continue

Added by Dan "TheShu" Romuald on January 22, 2010 at 8:52am — No Comments

SEAL 3 Rally Naval Station Norfolk

DCProtestWarrior in Norfolk With NCGOE



DCProtestWarrior was on the ground with NCGOE on Tuesday supporting the SEAL 3. I met former Navy SEAL Scott Taylor, candidate for Republican representative for the 2nd District of Virginia. This blog supports Scott Taylor. He has voluteered to continue to serve our Nation. OOOOOOOOOORAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!



A huge THANK YOU and props to Dunkin Donuts for providing the hot coffee, donut holes and the cool cups. Above and beyond,… Continue

Added by concretebob on January 20, 2010 at 10:40pm — No Comments

URGENT: Help Service Members with Family in Haiti





VFW received an urgent call from senior military staff with one request: Help us provide airfare for our service members with immediate relatives in Haiti. These heartbroken defenders need to locate loved ones, make burial arrangements and assist those who have survived.



Funds will also be used to provide emergency, life-saving assistance to the families of our military members.…



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Added by Ross Myers on January 19, 2010 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Political Correctness in the DOD

Political correctness and the military have been at odds since the early 1940's. We sidelined a fighting general who spoke his mind. The Germans were more afraid of him than any combat commander at the time. Today we have diversity, and diversity gives us the Fort Hood Terrorist. Now the murdering thug who was responsible for the deaths for 4 Americans in Iraq, claims abuse. This is a tactic taught to them by the AQI text, use our laws agains us. Turn our actions into the crime. We have too few… Continue

Added by Carl M. Dozier on January 19, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Is this what we're fighting for?

http://www.brasschecktv.com/%20page/748.html

Added by Marvin Baney on January 17, 2010 at 11:43pm — No Comments

A Message from Matt Burden Candidate for Illinois State Assembly IL-41

Links for Matt Burden:

http://www.mattburden4us.com/contribute/

http:/www.blackfive.net





A messgae from Matt Burden Republican candidate for State House in Illinois 41:



Heading into the home stretch with about two weeks to go before the election! We've picked up momentum, are gathering more volunteers, and… Continue

Added by concretebob on January 16, 2010 at 9:27am — No Comments

Soldiers Angels and Cooking With the Wounded

I've been a part of this group since 2006 and have been cooking for the wounded at Walter Reed since 2008. The appreciation for a "home-cooked meal" by the troops has to be experienced.



Yellow Bowl Bakery Prepares To Cook With The Wounded at Landstuhl

Cooking with the Wounded Kicks off 2010 Fundraising Campaign



The first team to travel to Landstuhl as part of Cooking with the Wounded is making preparations for their trip, and Soldiers' Angels is asking for your help.… Continue

Added by concretebob on January 15, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Valentine's day Dance

I have booked The Carolina Outlaws for the 13th of Febuary. Lets get the word out and everybody come on out and enjoy an evening of fun and dancing with friends.

Added by Ben Harman on January 13, 2010 at 12:19pm — No Comments

All of the major leaders of the Taliban in the south of Afghanistan are former Gitmo releasees -- All of them,” U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said Thursday.

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U.S Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today talked about what he learned during his holiday deployment to Afghanistan.

(AP)





That is among the things the U.S. Naval Reserve Intelligence officer learned on his holiday deployment to Afghanistan, he told an audience at Chicago’s Union League Club Thursday.



Kirk said NATO Major Gen. Michael T. Flynn told him, “Tell the people back home this: that not only are the people being released from Guantanamo… Continue

Added by Marvin Baney on January 11, 2010 at 5:28pm — 2 Comments

Cooking with the Wounded Launches Fundraising Effort

Announcement from C Blake Powers, aka Laughing Wolf, regarding Cooking With the Wounded.



On Tuesday morning, a press release will be issued by Soldiers' Angels kicking off a fundraising effort for Cooking with the Wounded. While the prime focus is on the next trip, we really need to push for more -- esp. as we now have a nationally known chef interested in taking part. That's all I can say for now, but the contact yesterday made my day. I'm just hoping he newness of the…
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Added by concretebob on January 9, 2010 at 9:16am — No Comments

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