NEWS

From The Editor

Welcome to the VFW News from the Department of New Mexico. The Newsletter is on-line only and is published 3 times a year, September, December, and May. This is the official publication of the Department of New Mexico Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary. All advertising, articles, photos and current news items will be provided by the Department VFW and New Mexico VFW Posts and Auxiliaries. Any outside advertisements or news articles will be approved by the Department Communications Officer before publishing.

I am proud to serve as Editor along with Betty Decker as the Assistant Editor.

We are committed to providing accurate, timely and relevant information to our readers and members that they can use in their everyday lives while offering unique perspectives on challenges faced by veterans and their families.

A media kit is available for presentation to all potential advertisers. Participation by all Posts, Auxiliaries, and Officers is essential in providing advertising, articles, photos of events, and human interest stories along with information that will make our newspaper well read.

I would like to ask all Department, District, and Post Officers on VFW, VFWA, MOC, and MOCA to support and distribute our newspaper.

Sincerely,

Mark Decker

Editor-in-Chief

Issue Dates and deadline for Articles

Issue

Material Due Date

Publication Date

September

August 10

September 10

December

November 10

December 10

May

April 10

May 10

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 May 2019
 
 December 2019
 May 2020
 September 2020
 December 2020


 

 
 
 

 

DVS March Newsletter 2021

The Newsletter of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services


VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation

VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation is committed to provide support to veterans, active duty military personnel, their families, and their communities through programs, projects and education. All proceeds will be donated to the VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit.


Reintegration Program

Goodwill Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program


Dec 2020 Newsletter

Official Publication of the Department of New Mexico Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary.


New Toll Free Number

VA Has New Toll-Free Number to Call When Seeking Non-VA Emergency Room Treatment


COVID Memo

In response to rising concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to mitigate its spread and contraction among our members,


Executive Order 2020 004

Order Declaring a State of Public Health Emergency


Low Cost Technology

Researchers at InMyArea.com recently released a step-by-step guide helping military members and veterans get set up with low-cost internet, mobile plans and technology. This guide acts as a road map to navigate all available resources and how to qualify for these programs/services.


Employment Opportunities at Humana

Employment opportunities for veterans and military spouses are available at Humana. https://www.humana.com/careers/what-we-do/military-initiatives


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VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families


VFW Presses Congress on Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Reform 'Long Past Due'


Tab King to Offer Digital Solutions for VFW Posts


VFW to Deliver 2021 Priority Goals to Congress Virtually


VFW to Host Virtual 2021 Parade of Winners


VFW Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Service


VFW National Commander Echoes VA Secretary Sentiment of Commitment, Solidarity


VA Extends Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19


Denis McDonough Confirmed as New VA Secretary


Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration


Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships


VFW to Host #SportClipsSalute Week


Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran's Sexual Assault Allegation


VFW Recouped More Than $9.7B in Benefits for Veterans Nationwide


Pandemic Won't Stop BK® Support of Veteran Families


Calling All Middle and High School Students


Veterans Need Support Especially in a Pandemic


The VFW Podcast Debuts Today


VFW Sport Clips to Host Virtual Walk for Veterans


Celebrate VFW Day


VFW National Commander Honors Two Louisiana Sheriff's Deputies for Heroic Actions


2021 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application Period Now Open


VFW, Sport Clips Award Nearly $700,000 in Scholarships to Veterans


Hal Roesch II Elected VFW's New National Commander


More Than 1 Million Meals Raised for Food Pantries in Need


VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration July 20-24


Virginia VFW Post Receives National Community Service Award


2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named


VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial


VFW Pays Its Respects to the Fallen During Memorial Day


2020 National Publications Contest Winners Named


Ace Hardware, VFW Honor Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


VFW Thanks White House Defense Department and VA for Weekly Briefs


VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions


VFW Cancels Reno National Convention


VSOs Call on President to Uphold 48-Hour Review


VFW Urges Congress to Pass the Major Richard Star Act to Ease the Financial Burden of Medically-Retired Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


#StillServing During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Call Out for Post and Department Stories


VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership


VFW Pays Tribute to the Service of Our Vietnam War Veterans


Scam Reminder


VFW Mobilizing, Combating Effects of Invisible Enemy


VFW Remains Committed to Service and Country Amidst COVID-19


Statewide News

News & Info from your department

DVS March Newsletter 2021

The Newsletter of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services

VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation

VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation is committed to provide support to veterans, active duty military personnel, their families, and their communities through programs, projects and education. All proceeds will be donated to the VFW Department of New Mexico Foundation an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Names Top National Youth Scholarship Winners

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Tonight, during the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) first-ever virtual Parade of Winners, the organization proudl...

VFW Expands Hearing Benefits for Members, Families

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it is improving its member benefit offerings by teaming...

News & Events

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Membership

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

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 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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