A proposal expanding funeral benefits for veterans backed by a U.S. senator from Florida is gaining some traction on Capitol Hill and is now headed to the Senate floor.
H.R. 4554 would require the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a comprehensive anti-harassment and anti-sexual assault policy for the Department. Please do your part to support ending harassment at VA facilities and ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all veterans to obtain the care they need and have earned. Use the prepared letter (or your own) to ask your Representative to cosponsor H.R. 4554 and support its final passage.
Thank You to the Chicago Bears for inviting the Original Montford Point Marines to the game.
The Montford Point Marine Association, Inc., Chicago Chapter 2 (MPMA, Inc.) 53rd Anniversary Black Tie Awards Luncheon, October 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. We want to thank all who attended, especially the two original Montford Point Marines... Mr. Thrasher and Mr. Porter. Despite the weather, we had a good turnout and great time.
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Wintrust Bank Veterans Day event. The Montford Point Marine Association Chicago Chapter 2, would like to thank Wintrust Bank for honoring Original Montford Pointer, Mr. Thrasher.
Wishing you a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. All the best for 2020.
December 13th commemorates the birth of the National Guard. The National Guard is the oldest military force in the Department of Defense and will celebrate 383 years of service to our country.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) begins deciding Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 claims, Jan. 1, 2020, extending the presumption of herbicide exposure that include toxins such as Agent Orange, to Veterans who served in the offshore waters of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
The Montford Point Marines, Chicago Chapter 2, are forever thankful this holiday season to our members, supporters, and volunteers, who helped “Preserve The Legacy” Of The Montford Point Marines and to help keep our Veteran’s facility open.
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