September 29 is VFW Day

What is the VFW? VFW stands for Veterans of Foreign Wars. This organization recognizes Veterans that were in foreign wars, expeditions, or campaigns.  The VFW was created in 1913, merging three war Veteran organizations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Colorado into one. But, the VFW recognizes September 29, 1899, as the founding date.…

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2023 VA Compensation Boost

2023 VA Compensation Boost Congress recently finalized plans to guarantee Veterans the same cost of living increase as Social Security payouts. With inflation all over the country, Congress plans to boost benefits, including monthly VA compensation. The 2023 COLA will be the most significant margin increase in four decades. What is COLA,…

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The End Veteran Hunger Act

The new End Veteran Hunger Act would allow a five-year pilot program that would offer 50 million in grants to connect Veterans in need to a federal program like the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP).  Who is eligible to apply for the grant? This Act would go into play in 2023 and…

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Patriot Day 2022

New York City Manhattan downtown skyline at night from Liberty Park with light beams in memory of September 11 viewed from New Jersey waterfront. Patriot Day 2022 On September 11th 2001 at 8:46am an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. It was believed to…

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On September 6, 1915

English heavy tank Mark V, first world war, in a workshop for restoration work. The paint coating is completely removed, polished welding spots are visible. On September 6, 1915, the first tank reached completion in England. This tank was named Little Willie and was far from today‚Äôs tanks. However, the tank was…

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The PACT Act is Live!

Veterans can now submit claims for all presumptive illnesses included in the PACT Act legislation This massive Act was signed into law last month and was on track to launch on October 1, 2022. But when the President signed the Act, he made it clear that he wanted the legislation to go…

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