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December 2009 Blog Posts (11)

HERO

.. Navy Petty Officer, PO2 (Petty Officer, Second Class) EOD2 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Second Class) MIKE MONSOOR. April 5th, 1981 ~ September 29th, 2006



Mike Monsoor, was awarded “The Congressional Medal Of Honor”, for giving his life in Iraq, as he jumped on, and covered with his body, a live hand grenade, that was accidentally dropped by a Navy Seal, saving the lives of a large group of Navy Seals that was passing by!



During Mike Monsoor’s funeral, at Ft. Rosecrans… Continue

Added by Marvin Baney on December 31, 2009 at 3:43pm — 3 Comments

sign pettion for navy seals

Please take a few moments to sign a petition to cease and desist the action against the three Navy Seals in the arrest of Terrorist Ahmed Hashim Abed. See story below.





http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/11/25/navy.seals.falluja/index.html









PETITION TO STOP THE COURTS MARTIAL OF NAVY SEALS…



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Added by Bill Frisky on December 14, 2009 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Editorial Video

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Added by Cassie on December 11, 2009 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Obama's West Point Speech

Visit The Butter-Cutter's "verbal shrapnel" rich domain for his take on Obama's West Point speech at: http://www.thebutter-cutter.com/The_Butter-Cutter_s_LATEST.php

Added by Anthony Milavic on December 10, 2009 at 7:24pm — No Comments

What were the CICs thinking???

From VFW Washington Weekly: VFW Strongly Supports New Afghan Strategy: President Obama announced Tuesday evening that he will send 30,000 additional troops into Afghanistan as part of a new strategy that includes a civilian surge and a partnership with neighboring Pakistan, where bolder and more frequent attacks are occurring. The president is giving U.S. forces "what they need to succeed in Afghanistan - more boots on the ground and a clearer mission focus," said VFW national commander… Continue

Added by Jim Maas on December 4, 2009 at 10:52pm — 1 Comment

Update on Veteran and flag pole

Here is the local news coverage:









I truly hope he is getting the help he needs & I wish there was something more I could… Continue

Added by Cassie on December 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Update

Well I am coming up on a year as a member of the VFW. In that year I have been voted in as the Post Jr. Vice. I have participated in the Memorial day ceremony, a post picnic, Veterans Day parade which was just awsome, and I have been to every meeting. This coming week we have our poppy drive which my kids will be helping with and I have the VOD dinner with our local winners. I must say, you get out of the VFW what you put into it. It has been rewarding.

The best experiance to date has been… Continue

Added by David on December 3, 2009 at 6:46pm — 1 Comment

Decorated Veteran, 90, Fights to Raise Flag in His Yard - Now this is just pure bullshit if you ask me

Decorated Veteran, 90, Fights to Raise Flag in His Yard





A veteran of three wars who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor is now facing an unlikely enemy — his neighbors.



Col. Van T. Barfoot, 90, has raised the Stars and Stripes every day at sunrise and lowered them every day at sunset since he served in the U.S. Army. But on Tuesday he received a letter from the law firm that represents his… Continue

Added by Cassie on December 3, 2009 at 5:55pm — 5 Comments

Census Bureau Employment

Please redistribute far and wide.



Joe Davis

Director of Public Affairs

VFW Washington Office

(o) 202-608-8357





-----Original Message-----

From: brian.t.lavin@census.gov

Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 11:27 AM

Subject: Census Bureau Update on Job Recruitment for 2010 Census



I wanted to inform you that the Census Bureau's is now recruiting

temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. As you… Continue

Added by Iris Joe Kelley on December 2, 2009 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Remember in your prayers, please.

Prayers to the families of the four Pierce County, Washington, Sheriff's Deputies (Lakewood) murdered Sunday.
Praise and prayers to the Officer who evened the score today. (Dec 1, 2009)

Added by Judy L. Adamson on December 1, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

VFW Commander Refutes M.T. Columnist

Columnist Robert F. Dorr has once again missed the mark regarding the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. ["Some vets still more equal than others," Nov. 16]. His insinuation that we regard Cold War veterans as "second-class citizens" is disingenuous, and the facts reveal a different story altogether.



As a Cold War Vet who was awarded Navy Expeditionary Medal with one bronze stars I have earned the right to join the VFW to which I have done proudly. Yes on a National… Continue

Added by Dan Thompson on December 1, 2009 at 9:05am — No Comments

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