Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Law Authorizes Veterans’ Salutes during National Anthem

The following is a couple of years old, but not many know about the specifics and history of the new changes to the federal law. This is a press release from Dept of Veterans Affairs. Please read and pass it … Continue reading

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Vets groups urge court to uphold Stolen Valor

VFW leads twenty-five veterans organization in their request to Supreme Court December 12, 2011 By Rick Maze – Staff writer Navy Times Twenty-five organizations representing millions of veterans have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a federal law making … Continue reading

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New Figures Show Decline in Homelessness Among Veterans

By Thom Wilborn The number of homeless veterans in our nation dropped nearly 12 percent between January 2010 and January 2011, according to the VA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A supplement to the departments’ 2011 Annual … Continue reading

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Christmas Cantata

They did a fantastic job. Drama team waas very good as well. All togther, it was a very moving performance. God bless, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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Obituary – Roy Hannon Bixler

Roy Hannon Bixler, 73, of Havelock, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at his home. He retired as a Major from the Marine Corps, held the position of Chaplain in Chapter 26 Havelock of the Disabled American Veterans as well as … Continue reading

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Service Training Programs Wins Praise

     The DAV’s Structured and Continuing Service Training program has once again been approved by the American Council on Education (ACE) as the best training program for National Service Officers (NSO’s) are found at the DAV, where the program ensures they … Continue reading

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Retroactive Traumatic Injury Benefits Expanded for Qualifying Injuries

    The Department of Veteras Affairs is extending retroactive traumatic injury benefits to veterans and service members who suffered qualifying injuries during the period Oct 7, 2001 to Nov 30. 2005, regardless of the geographic location where their injuries occurred.      Beginning … Continue reading

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