District 17 Service Officer Topics of Interest, October 31, 2023

VA reduces premium rates for Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance: 

Social Security Admin Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Information for 2024:

The Veterans Administration will use the Social Security COLA increase for VA disability payments.

VA’s Million Veteran Program newsletter: 

Lawmakers push for burn pit benefits related to Kosovo deployments: 

Veterans Will Soon Be Able to Get VA Health Care at 3 Military Bases in Kentucky, Oklahoma: 

A Letter From the Chairwoman, Texas Veterans Land Board — National Day of the Deployed: 

My HealtheVet’s 20th Anniversary: 

2023 Veterans Day Deals, Discounts and Freebies: 

China fetes American veterans of World War II known as ‘Flying Tigers’: 

Bogus claims threaten to taint Camp Lejeune toxic water payouts to veterans:

Bob Plummer

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Department of Texas District 17

Service Officer Support

Bob Plummer, District 17 Service Officer, discusses benefit updates.

Chaplain's Chapel

Update from Foy Day, Texas VFW State and District Chaplain

Commander's Corner

Update from Commander Frank Torres: Have you received a notice that some of your members are deceased but you know they're alive?

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VFW DAV and PVA Release Independent Budget Recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs

VFW Action Alert: Claim Sharks Are Illegal

VFW Washington Conference App Now Available

VFW Celebrates National Black History Month

VFW Expresses Condolences, Concerns for Troops in Middle East After Deadly Drone Attack

$1.3M Donated by Sport Clips Haircuts for VFW Help A Hero Scholarships for Veterans

VFW Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

Season's Greetings from the VFW

Happy Birthday, Space Force!

VFW Director Receives Department of Defense Patriot Award

Wounded Warrior Project Awards Grant to VFW Pre-Discharge Claims Service

VFW Honors America's Iraq War Veterans

VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor

VFW Action Alert: Stop Claim Sharks Now

Thankful for the Life We Live

Celebrating Those Who Have Worn the Nation's Uniform

Happy Birthday, Marines!

VFW Ramps Up Efforts to Combat 'Claim Sharks'

VFW, SVA Name 2023/2024 Student Veterans for Legislative Fellowship

VFW Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month Observance

VFW Uncases Its Colors Again on Guantanamo Bay

Happy Birthday US Navy!

Youth Essay Deadline Quickly Approaching

Ten Years of Supporting Veterans Continues When You 'Help A Hero' at Your Local Sport Clips Haircuts

VFW Still Serving Those Who Serve Around the World

Happy National VFW Day!

VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions

3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans

Happy Birthday US Air Force!

VFW Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

VFW Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day

VFW Launches Exclusive Gaming League for Veterans

Have You Forgotten?

Deadline for VFW Student Veteran Advocates Nears

VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $750,000 to Student Veterans

Applications Open for 2023-2024 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship

Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!

VFW Elects Duane Sarmiento as New National Commander

VFW, Humana Team Up to Tackle Food Insecurity for Veterans

VFW National Convention Heats Up in Phoenix

Action Alert: Support Major Richard Star Act Amendment

VFW Calls on SECDEF to Recognize Operation Atlantic Resolve Service with Medal

Freedom 24/7

Barstool Sports & New Amsterdam Vodka Launch Campaign to Support VFW Post Renovations

VFW Names Virginia Post Winner of 2023 Community Service Award

VFW Celebrates Flag Day, Army Birthday

VFW Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act

VFW Remembers D-Day

VFW Acknowledges Pride Month