SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM VFW NATIONAL COMMANDER

VFW Legislative Alert: Congress Must Pass a Defense Budget Now

Background: The new fiscal year begins October 1, and with no budget deal in sight and the continuing effects of mandatory sequestration, the Department of Defense is facing dangerous cuts that will impact our military personnel, readiness, training and family Quality of Life programs.

DUES INCREASE !!!

The membership will be voting on an annual dues increase at the October 28, 2013.

A $10.00 increase is proposed to bring the annual dues to $45.

Post meetings begin at 7:30 pm, and are held at the Post's office: 201B Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook, IL.

This is at the Community Center, about half way between the U.S. Post Office and the Levy Center.

VFW POST 5917, Bolingbrook, IS ADDING A LADIES AUXILIARY

Just recently, the Post voted to add a Ladies Auxiliary VFW. The sole purpose of an Auxiliary is to support the Post, which is a great benefit to the Post membership in their efforts to support the area Veterans and their families.

POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY ~ September 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 664-13
September 18, 2013

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POW/MIA Recognition Day Honors Service Members

Meet your Comrades ! August 26, 2013 at the Post Meeting

The next meeting of VFW Post 5917 is 2 days away!

Monday, August 26, 2013

7:30 pm

201 B Canterbury Lane
Bolingbrook, IL

Just down the street from the Post Office

FRIENDS OF AVIATION MEMORIAL BRICKS AT CLOW INTERNATIONAL AIPORT

Illinois Aviation Museum, at Clow International Airport, has established a program whereby you can order a paving brick in honor or memory of a loved one or to commemorate a special occasion or event such as:
~ Weddings
~ Anniversaries
~ Birthdays
~ In Memoriam
~ Earning your pilot's license
~ Graduation

The stone patio adjacent to Charlie's Restaurant has been designated as the Friends of Aviation Plaza. The design of the plaza includes four areas that will accommodate engraved paving bricks.

VETERANS TOWN HALL MEETING ~ AUGUST 20, 2013 ~ ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

VETERANS' TOWN HALL MEETING
AUGUST 20TH
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Bring you questions and concerns to be addressed by
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
State of Illinois VFW Sr. Vice Commander John Davin
VFW State Service Officer Barry Walter
Representatives of the American Legion, DAV,
Veterans Administration, and Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Anyone interested in Veterans are welcome to attend!

Please see the attached Town Hall Meeting flyer for full details, time, and location.

NSM NEWSLETTER JULY 2013 ~ NATIONAL CONVENTION A GREAT SUCCESS

News and Reports
July 2013

114th NATIONAL CONVENTION
was a great success.
Thank you for your continued support!
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We ordered additional Gold lapel pins ~
If you are interested, let us know!
First Come ~ First Serve
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NMS MONTHLY REPORTS
Please click on the links below to download the monthly reports:
NMS Budget/Expenditure report for July
NMS Budget/Expenditure YTD report
MAP Grant/AAU/Attendance Report
Free Call Day Report

Don't forget to return your NMS Chairman Report to
Darcie's attention by the 15th of the month.

CALLING ALL VETERANS *** YOUR HELP IS NEEDED

On Mon, 8/12/13, Larry Shaver
Date: Monday, August 12, 2013, 8:55 AM

Good Morning Comrades,
Will you please pass this information along to your email contacts?

On Sunday 18 Aug 2013 three units of the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade US ARMY ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD will be having a Military Family Picnic at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, IL.

"ARLINGTON" BY TRACE ADKINS ~ A TOUCHING TRIBUTE

Take a minute to check this out, if you don't get misty, check your pulse your heart is missing. Please feel free to pass on. Every American should see this.

Freedom is not Free

? Trace Adkins - Arlington - YouTube
(copy and paste the above to your address line)

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