NEWS

VFW Post 1324 Weekly Newsletter

Here are the weekly events happening at Post 1324


VFW Action Corps Weekly

VFW Action Corps Weekly is a weekly newsletter that keeps you up to date on many Veterans related issues


Commander’s Challenge

First Commander’s Challenge for the membership year


Women Veterans Appreciation Night

Oregon’s women veterans on September 25, 2022 at Women Veterans Appreciation Night


new “988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

New 988 Dialing Code Now Live for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis


Earn Recruiting Pins

CINC Mihelcic has requested that you view this video on his new 5, 10 & 15 member recruiting pins and the significance of earning one of these pins.


Facebook Dept of Oregon

A social media page for the VFW Department of Oregon has been created


Training

Training video for VOD/PP/TEACHER/BSA


Dashboard Training

Sorry I Missed it… That is ok. We got you covered.


IMPORTANT KANSAS CITY CONVENTION

: ****IMPORTANT KANSAS CITY CONVENTION 2021 HOUSING RESERVATION INFORMATION***


Operational Cost Assistance Grant program

Grant Open Today


Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Grant Opportunities for Small Business


Update for National Convention……

The NCoA voted to have the convention in KC Jul 30-Aug 4th. More info to follow soon. DON”T DO ANYTHING YET!!!


1-800-MyVA411: One phone number to reach VA

1-800-MyVA411: One phone number to reach VA


COVID-19 vaccination

Call VA Portland now to schedule your COVID Vaccination


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts

VFW Posts can take advantage of top tier membership management systems


ODVA LIVE VIRTUAL town hall

ODVA LIVE VIRTUAL town hall


Newsletter

Newsletter March and April 2021


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners

VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


The 2021 Women Veterans Conference

The 2021 Women Veterans Conference will be held virtually on May 22.


Job Postings

Job posting for a Deputy Director, National Veterans Service in our DC office.


Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Small Business Administration will process Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications exclusively from businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees.


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19 Moratorium includes evictions and foreclosures, and extends loan forbearance opportunities


Post serving as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site?

Post serving as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution site?


Community Impact Grant for 2021

The Home Depot (HD) has opened their Community Impact Grant for 2021


Newsletter

Newsletter for Jan-Feb 2021


COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination for Veterans 75 years of age and older


COVID-19 Relief Package and Resources

COVID-19 Relief Package and Resources


The Mid-Winter Conference

The Mid-Winter Conference will be modified


Job Postings

Job Postings


VFW Guide for Post Service Officers is now available

VFW Guide for Post Service Officers is now available (FREE)


Post Pandemic Relief Grant

Post Pandemic Relief Grant (relaxed eligibility requirements)


Veteran Services Grant

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs Notice of Permanent Rulemaking


CINC December Challenge

CINC December Challenge


Job Fair

VA Portland Health Care System Job Fair


VA MISSION Act

VA MISSION Act Telephone Town Hall


Help A Hero Scholarship Program

Sport Clips’ "Help A Hero" fundraising campaign runs from October 15 - November 11 **All Sport Clips locations nationwide**


New CSR File Online

Please make a not CSR reporting point of contact


Job Position Opening

Job Position Opening


Advertisement For Convention

Need the latest information for advertising for the June 2020 Convention. Look here


Newsletter November December

Newsletter November December


Job Opening

Job opening looking for an Assistant Service Officer/Claims Consultant


Town hall meeting

Let’s show the cap at our local town hall meetings.


Mid Winter Schedule

Everything Mid Winter


LIVE STREAMING VOD BANQUET FEBRUARY 1ST.

NOT ABLE TO ATTEND MIDWINTER CONVENTION?                      WE HAVE YOU COVERED! The VOD Banquet and Awards ceremony will be live streamed!   The banquet ‪begins at 6pm,  on 1 February 2020‬, you can catch it all on our website www.vfwor.org‬ follow link on the front page.


Oregon Senate Bill 1542

All hands on deck - come and testify in favor of the Vietnam War Memorial on the Oregon State Capitol Grounds. If you do not wish to testify, please attend to show moral support for this project!


Special invite for all Vietnam Vets

thank Vietnam veterans at the Governor’s Ceremonial Office of the Oregon State Capitol Building


Town Hall Invite (Lane Co)

Senator Merkley Town hall Invite for LANE County area.


Retention/Recruiting Seminars

Providing us the tools to become successful in managing our retention lists.


National HQ Bulletin

National HQ Bulletin (Click on to view whole document)


Recruiting Class (canceled)

ALCON Recruiting Class cancelled due to COVID 19 concerns


Important General Orders

Recent Crisis brings new Orders from Department


Newsletter

March/April Newsletter Please Note: District Meetings may be changed due to COVID19 Dept. Order Changes. Please Contact your District for current information.


New General Order

Recent Crisis brings General Order number 4 from Department.


Ride to Remember

Memorial POW-MIA Memorial HWY 26 Ride


Health and Welfare Campaign

The Buddy Check is essential during this time we are witnessing. Reach out and contact all your members in your Posts. Watch National’s recent video released.


National Convention Cancelled

Major News for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (National ONLY)


Department Convention

Oregon’s 2020 State Convention at the Mill Casino, North Bend is officially canceled. Hotel Reservation may be cancel after June 1st. . The wait being they do not have the staff right now due to the COVID -19 to cover that many cancelations. If you had purchased Program Book ad’s please send an email to department with your name, mailing address so we can refund your money. So very sorry for the inconvenience we will continue to update you on future events


No Delegate Fees

No delegate fees Since we won’t be able to have a delegate vote this year we won’t be requiring the posts to pay delegate fees. Save your money this year. Hopefully next year will be back to normal and then we will be requiring delegate fees again. Take care & stay safe


New General Order

Department releases the fifth general order.


Great news…

The judging for the Buddy Poppy displays will continue this year.


Department Goes Online This Year

Department of Oregon- Award, Memorial, Convention & incoming council workshop-Zoom Meeting June 12 2020 at 9am


Department of Oregon' OutGoing Council Workshop-Zoom Meeting

June 5, 2020. See calendar for details.


Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter


Youth Scholarships

New Youth Scholarships for 2020-2021


Online Membership System (OMS) will remain open

Keep Pushing comrades so that we do not leave anyone behind


ALL-AMERICAN REQUIREMENT

Veterans and Military Support Last minute requirement. Donation link below.


Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide


Happy Birthday US Air Force!


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


Until They are All Accounted For


Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance


Where Were You on 9/11?


VFW Action Alert: Eliminate Unjust Offset for Chapter 61 Retirees


VFW Youth Contest Prizes Grow as Deadline Approaches


Peace in the Pacific: Remembering V-J Day


Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later


VFW Foundation Names New Executive Director


VFW Announces Service Officer Accreditation Training Scholarship


More Than 170 Veterans Receive VFW, Sport Clips Scholarships


VFW's Campaign to Highlight Members Wins International Honor


Applications Open for 2023 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Celebrates as Landmark PACT Act is Signed into Law


VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell


Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!


VFW Commemorates Hard Fought Win as Senate Finally Passes 'PACT Act'


VFW Action Alert: Demand the PACT Act Passes!


VFW Expresses Outrage Over Senators Failing to Advance PACT Act


We Remember: Commemorating the End of the 'Forgotten War'


VFW Elects First Iraq War Veteran to Lead Organization


Texas Veteran Becomes New VFW National Adjutant General


VFW, Humana Food Insecurity Campaign Raises 1 Million Meals


VFW Action Alert: No More Delays, Pass the PACT Act Now!


Past National Commander Clifford G. Olson Jr. Passes at 89


Post Members Find Support While Working as a Team


The VFW National Convention Returns to Kansas City


Kansas City Barbeque Society Joins with the VFW to Spread Patriotism and Love of Barbeque as America's Cuisine


VFW Action Alert: Include the Major Star Act in the FY23 NDAA


All In the Same Boat


Veterans Organizations Comment on Halt to VA's Asset and Infrastructure Review Process


VFW Remembers Woody Williams


VFW and EagleRider Deliver Discounts to Members


VFW 2022 Voice of Democracy Winners Attend Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge


Louisiana Post Receives 2022 National Community Service Award


VFW Celebrates Victory for Veterans as 'PACT Act' Passes in Senate


VFW Members Gain Access to TruHearing's Network and Savings


Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Standard You Bear!


VFW Remembers D-Day


VFW Salutes LGBTQ+ Military Service to the Nation


The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced