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"YOU get to decide where you go. ... It’s all up to you. You are in the Pilot’s seat of your life." - Elizabeth McCormick, CW2 (RET) U.S. Army, Plano VFW Post 4380 #WomensHistoryMonth

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Does your Post have an upcoming event to promote? The VFW Store can create custom banners, yard signs, wall signs, decals and more. For a free, no-obligation quote, contact Custom Consultant Kim Winston at 816-968-1181 or kwinston@vfw.org.
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"While some think of the time I served as the Cold War, there were many conflicts involving great danger. Somalia, Bosnia, Grenada, Falklands. The forgotten wars …" - Dr. Amy Stevens, Ed.D., LPC #WomensHistoryMonth

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Without a 'hiring surge', the VA predicts the backlog could exceed 1 million within a decade, and veterans could wait an average of 8.5 years to have their appeals resolved.

VA urges 'hiring surge' to reduce veterans' appeals backlog

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As we flip through the calendar, we come to anticipate specific times of the year. And with Income Tax Day quickly approaching, now is a good time to dust off your estate plan and give it a fresh look. Follow these nine tips to review your plan.

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When Was the Last Time You Reviewed Your Estate Plan?

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The VFW salutes all who fought to protect and defend the freedom of others. #KosovoCampaign
If you missed last night's DAV LIVE event at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center Women's Health Clinic discussing health care resources for #WomenVeterans, check it out now! #ExploreVA
The VFW Department of Georgia proudly presented a $17,050 donation to the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission during the Commission's March 22 meeting. The donation included contributions from 20 VFW Posts throughout the state.

VFW Department of Georgia Makes Donation to WWI Commission

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The Marine Corps has begun outreach to hundreds of thousands of veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., at least 30 days from August 1953 to December 1987, inviting them or surviving spouses to file for VA compensation if veterans suffered one of eight ailments linked to water contamination on the base.

Lejeune vet claims to be approved faster for 8 illnesses

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An estimated 10,000 Native Americans fought in #WWI from across the continent. Although they were discouraged from speaking their language at home, it became instrumental in saving lives on the Western Front.

Smithsonian Unearthing Stories of First World War's Native Americans

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Has your Post completed a service project within the last 12 months, that you are proud of? Brag about it and submit an entry for the VFW Post Special Project Award! Contact Jlinstra@vfw.org for more information.
VFW Director of Programs Lynn Rolf, shares how the Bataan Memorial Death March changed his life.
Three years from now, soldiers could be wearing a new ballistic head protection that resembles a motorcycle helmet.

Army declares war on head injuries with motorcycle-style ballistic helmet

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After the opening of the Atlanta call center, the VA call rollover rate went from more than 30% to less than 1 percent, with over 99 percent of all calls being answered by the VCL.

VA fixes Veterans Crisis Line

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Today, the VFW presented a $100,000 check to the World War One Centennial Commission solidifying its role as the presenting sponsor of the April 6th, “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” ceremony.
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The VFW will make a special announcement immediately following today’s press meeting on the “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” ceremony, coming up April 6th. Don’t miss it!

"In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace" March 21 Press Briefing

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"It’s weird how I was scared to go away to college, but not the military, where I would know no one, or be near none of my family." -VFW Post Commander Tamera Calhoun, U.S. Army #WomensHistoryMonth

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Today, the Supreme Court will consider whether a veteran who gave up some of his pension in order to get disability payments has to reimburse the ex-wife who was supposed to get half his military pension as part of their divorce settlement.

Supreme Court to hear dispute on pension payments in Arizonan divorce | Cronkite News

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