Please help us spread the word by joining our new VFW Department Fan Pages and telling all your FB friends. Continue
You can use the following trick that helps you invite all your friends
at one time to a Fan Page without you having to click on them one at a time if you
It can be applied to any fan page.
To invite everyone you will want to copy the following…
Added by Ross Myers on August 4, 2010 at 12:00am —
Old North State Council
Greensboro, North Carolina
Edward, a Webelos Scout, loves to read. He is currently participating in BOB, which stands for Battle of the Books. This is Edward’s second year as a participant. He also volunteers in the library at school. Edward received the… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on February 28, 2010 at 10:00pm —
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.…
Added by Ross Myers on January 19, 2010 at 5:20pm —
Lance Cpl. Riley J. Ellinwood, 20, a vehicle commander with Headquarters and Service Company, Task Force 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5, carries a care package from his family in Houston back to his room at Camp Hit, Iraq, Oct. 31, 2008. Care packages filled with pictures,… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on November 2, 2008 at 2:02pm —
The 2008 Christmas holiday mailing deadlines have been announced. If you want your cards, letters, and packages to arrive to a military member overseas, or deployed on a Navy ship by Christmas, be sure to mail them by the following dates:
For military mail addressed to APO/FPO AE zips 090-098 (except 093); AA zips 340; and AP zips 962-966:
* Express Mail: Dec. 18
* First-Class Mail (letters/cards and priority mail): Dec. 11
* Parcel Airlift Mail: Dec. 4
Added by Ross Myers on November 2, 2008 at 1:55pm —
MOSCOW, Idaho, Oct. 31, 2008
- One decision turned Chase Clark's life upside-down, but another is helping him realize the dreams he didn't think were possible.
While still in high school in rural Blackfoot, Idaho, Clark signed up for the Army National Guard because of the great benefits and the "opportunity to make something" of himself.
Immediately following graduation, he took advantage of the educational benefits and enrolled at Idaho State University. "I never… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on November 1, 2008 at 2:00am —
Sgt. 1st Class Drew C. Kimmey, Capt. Stephen P. Ward and Staff Sgt. Carlo A. Alcazar, members of Civil Affairs Team 745, were recently recognized for their performance during an Afghanistan mission last November. The three soldiers were recognized for their efforts in rescuing a Special Forces team leader, who was also the ground forces commander that… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on November 1, 2008 at 1:36am —
Service members with 1st Maintenance Battalion (Reinforced), 1st Marine Logistics Group, joined together to honor one of their fallen Marines during a memorial service on Oct. 27, 2008. Lance Cpl. Stacy Ann Dryden, 22, from North Canton, Ohio, was serving in Iraq as a preservation, packaging and packing specialist when she died, Oct. 19, from a… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 31, 2008 at 1:57am —
Staff Sgt. Bryan Spencer, Combat Logistics Battalion 5 Engineer Company operations platoon sergeant, briefs heavy equipment operators and combat engineers on the day's mission to level approximately 1,000 meters of berm along Wolverine Way, a road stretching from Camp Baharia to the outskirts of Fallujah, Iraq, Oct. 18, 2008. The Marines demolished five miles… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 30, 2008 at 9:48pm —
VetJobs makes it easy to reach transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 30, 2008 at 2:18am —
Capt. Graham Ward, recon platoon leader, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, flies his battalion colors after reaching the summit of Mount McKinley shortly before deploying to Iraq.
October 28th, 2008
Mount McKinley, US
Photographer: 14th Public… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 29, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Moreno of the 554th Military Police Company puts Brando, a 7-year old German shepherd, through the paces at an obstacle course for military working dogs at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany.
October 28th, 2008
Photo & Story by:
Susan Huseman… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 29, 2008 at 1:00am —
A new backpack from a Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldier brought a smile to this student’s face at the opening ceremony of Al Tajadud elementary school in the Adhamiyah District of Baghdad, Oct. 26, 2008. MND-B facilitated a renovation project of the school with more than $200,000 from the government of Iraq. Renovations included new classrooms, new roof and floor, a completely new electrical network, and additional bathrooms with a… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 28, 2008 at 8:52pm —
- All Eva Creel wanted for 12 months was for her husband to come home from Afghanistan to be by her side.
When he returned, she found she wanted nothing more than her own personal space.
Creel, like many spouses of Soldiers returning from deployments, discovered firsthand that the rush of emotions after redeployment can both draw a couple together and pull them apart.
"When they're gone, you miss them terribly, but you become very… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 27, 2008 at 8:38pm —
Students wave goodbye to Iraqi soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 27th Brigade, 7th Iraqi Army Division, as they leave the classroom after handing out school supplies at Al Wardie Elementary School in Tuscon, Iraq, Oct. 13, 2008. The school supplies were sent from U.S. citizens to the Iraqi army to be handed out to students at local schools.
: October 13th, 2008
: TUSCON,… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 27, 2008 at 6:48pm —
What a week it's been!
First of all, we'd like to express our appreciation to everyone who has taken the time to join and contribute to the My VFW WebCOM Community. In just over one week, we've had over 300 members join our social network and upload nearly 400 photos and almost two dozen videos. We thank you.… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 27, 2008 at 12:26pm —
Click on image to visit DVIDS Thanksgiving Greeting Hub. If you have some free time, you can assist us in getting these out by taking a few minutes and uploading a video (or two, or three) from your home State to My VFW WebCOM. Try to use the title, description and tag format used in the following example:
Added by Ross Myers on October 26, 2008 at 2:54am —
FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – Little Rawan bounced on the couch, clapping her tiny hands, gaining laughter from those… Continue
Added by Ross Myers on October 26, 2008 at 1:30am —
Watch the LIVE FEED of the Commissioning Ceremony from Continue
the US Navy 25 OCT 08 @ 10 am
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand…
Added by Ross Myers on October 25, 2008 at 12:30am —
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