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Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim with the VA. Please pass this information on to every Veteran you know. Nearly 100% of this information is free and available for all veterans, the only catch is: you have to ask for it, because they won't tell you about a specific benefit unless you ask for it. You need to know what questions to ask so the right doors open for you and then be ready to have an advocate who is willing to work with and for you, stay in the process, and press for your rights and your best interests. Appeals http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc>

Board of Veteran's Appeals http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/ <http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/>

CARES Commission http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/ <http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/>

CARES Draft National Plan http://www1.va.gov/cares/page.cfm?pg=105 <http://www1.va.gov/cares/page.cfm?pg=105>

Center for Minority Veterans http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/ <http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/>

Center for Veterans Enterprise http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm <http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm>

Center for Women Veterans http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/ <http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/>

Clarification on the changes in VA healthcare for Gulf War Veterans http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000016.html <http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000016.html>

Classified Records - American Gulf War Veterans Assoc http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000011.html <http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000011.html>

Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc> http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc>

Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03 http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm>

Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page http://www.va.gov/ <http://www.va.gov/>

Directory of Veterans Service Organizations http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view <http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view>

Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm> http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm>

Due Process http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc>

Duty to Assist http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc>

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/ <http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/>

Emergency, Non-emergency, and Fee Basis Care http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf>VET

Environmental Agents http://www1.va.gov/environagents/ <http://www1.va.gov/environagents/>

Environmental Agents M10 http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1002 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1002>

Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=315 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=315>

EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR GULF WAR AND IRAQI FREEDOM VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOC <http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOC> and http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158>

See also, Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DepletedUraniumFAQSheet.doc <http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DepletedUraniumFAQSheet.doc>

EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR NON-GULF WAR VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHANDBOOKNONGW130340304.DOC <http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHANDBOOKNONGW130340304.DOC>

Fee Basis, PRIORITY FOR OUTPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES AND INPATIENT HOSPITAL CARE http://www1.va..gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=206 <http://www1.va..gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=206> Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2005 http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf> OR, http://www1.va..gov/opa/vadocs/current_benefits.htm <http://www1.va..gov/opa/vadocs/current_benefits.htm>

Forms and Records Request http://www.va.gov/vaforms/ <http://www.va.gov/vaforms/>

General Compensation Provisions http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter11_subchaptervi_.html <http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter11_subchaptervi_.html>

Geriatrics and Extended Care http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/ <http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/>

Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm <http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm>

Guide to Gulf War Veteran's Health http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/VHIgulfwar.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/VHIgulfwar.pdf>

Gulf War Subject Index http://www1.va.gov/GulfWar/page.cfm?pg=7&template=main&letter=A <http://www1.va.gov/GulfWar/page.cfm?pg=7&template=main&letter=A>

Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses Q&As http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/GWIllnessesQandAsIB1041.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/GWIllnessesQandAsIB1041.pdf>

Hearings

http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc>

Homeless Veterans http://www1.va.gov/homeless/ <http://www1.va.gov/homeless/>

HSR&D Home http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/ <http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/>

Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm>

Ionizing Radiation http://www1.va.gov/irad/ <http://www1.va.gov/irad/>

Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/ <http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/>

M 10 for spouses and children < http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1007 <http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1007>

M10 Part III Change 1 http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1008 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1008>

M21-1 Table of Contents http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html>

Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130.DOC <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130.DOC>

Mental Health Program Guidelines http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1094 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1094>

Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/ <http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/>

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp <http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp>

My Health e Vet http://www.myhealth.va.gov/ <http://www.myhealth.va.gov/>

NASDVA.COM <http://nasdva.com/> http://nasdva.com/ <http://nasdva.com/>

National Association of State Directors http://www.nasdva.com/ <http://www.nasdva.com/>

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp <http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp>

Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4%5F124a.doc <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4_124a.doc>

OMI (Office of Medical Inspector) http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/ <http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/>

Online VA Form 10-10EZ https://www.1010ez..med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/ <https://www.1010ez..med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/>

Parkinson's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdf>

and, http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/ <http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/>

Peacetime Disability Compensation http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1131 <http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1131>

Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteri_.html <http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteri_.html> and, http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html <http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html>

and, http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteriii_.html <http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteriii_.html>

Persian Gulf Registry http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1003 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1003>

This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005: http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1232 <http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1232>

Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1006 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1006>

Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War_Veterans'_Illnesses_Appendices.doc <http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War_Veterans%27_Illnesses_Appendices.doc> Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_2002/GulfWarRpt02.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_2002/GulfWarRpt02.pdf>

Phase I PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1004 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1004>

Phase II PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1005 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1005>

Policy Manual Index http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm <http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm>

Power of Attorney http://www.warms.vba..va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch03.doc <http://www.warms.vba..va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch03.doc> Project 112 (Including Project SHAD) http://www1.va.gov/shad/ <http://www1.va.gov/shad/>

Prosthetics Eligibility http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337>

Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/ <http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/>

Public Health/SARS http://www..publichealth.va.gov/SARS/ <http://www..publichealth.va.gov/SARS/>

Publications Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4 <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4>

Publications and Reports http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_individual.cfm?webpage=gulf_war.htm <http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_individual.cfm?webpage=gulf_war.htm>

Records Center and Vault Homepage http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html <http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html>

Records Center and Vault Site Map http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html <http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html>

REQUEST FOR AND CONSENT TO RELEASE OF INFORMATION FROM CLAIMANT'S RECORDS http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?formName=3288-form.xft <http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?formName=3288-form.xft>

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses April 11, 2002 http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minutes_April112002.doc <http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minutes_April112002.doc>

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses

http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/ReportandRecommendations_2004.pdf <http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/ReportandRecommendations_2004.pdf>

Research and Development http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs/all_programs.cfm <http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs/all_programs.cfm>

Survivor's and Dependents' Educational Assistance http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partiii_chapter35_.html <http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partiii_chapter35_.html>

Title 38 Index Parts 0-17

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_02.tpl <http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_02.tpl>

Part 18

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Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart A "Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl <http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl>

Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans Relief (also § 3.317 Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses found here) http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl <http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl> Title 38 PART 4--SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart B--DISABILITY RATINGS

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=ab7641afd195c84a49a2067dbbcf95c0&rgn=div6&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.2&idno=38 <http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=ab7641afd195c84a49a2067dbbcf95c0&rgn=div6&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.2&idno=38>

Title 38§ 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on unemployability of the individual. PART A "SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart à "General Policy in Rating http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&rgn=div8&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.1..96.11&idno=38 <http://sz0131.ev.mail.comcast.net/zimbra/public/blank.html??.htm>

U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims http://www.vetapp.gov/ <http://www.vetapp.gov/>

VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf <http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf>

VA Fact Sheet http://www1.va.gov/opa/fact/gwfs.html <http://www1.va.gov/opa/fact/gwfs.html>

VA Health Care Eligibility http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/home/hecmain.asp <http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/home/hecmain.asp>

VA INSTITUTING GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTION (GAF) http://www.avapl.org/gaf/gaf.html <http://www.avapl.org/gaf/gaf.html>

VA Life Insurance Handbook ¬" Chapter 3 http://www.insurance.va.gov/inForceGliSite/GLIhandbook/glibookletch3.htm#310 <http://www.insuurance.va.gov/inForceGliSite/GLIhandbook/glibookletch3.htm#310>

VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm <http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm>

VA MS Research http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp <http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp>

VA National Hepatitis C Program http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/ <http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/>

VA Office of Research and Development http://www1.va.gov/resdev/ <http://www1.va.gov/resdev/>

VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp <http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp>

VA WMD EMSHG http://www1.va.gov/emshg/ <http://www1.va.gov/emshg/>

VA WRIISC-DC http://www.va.gov/WRIISC-DC/ <http://www.va.gov/WRIISC-DC/>

VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address http://www.va.gov/oig/hotline/hotline3 <http://www.va.gov/oig/hotline/hotline3> .htm <http://www.va.gov/oig/hotline/hotline3.htm>

Vet Center Eligibility - Readjustment Counseling Service http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm <http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm>

Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page http://www.vba.va.gov/ <http://www.vba.va.gov/>

Veterans Legal and Benefits Information http://valaw.org/ <http://valaw.org/>

VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ <http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/>

VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives http://www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13 <http://www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13> http://webmaila.juno.com/webmail/new/UrlBlockedError.aspx <http://webmaila.juno.com/webmail/new/UrlBlockedError.aspx> >

VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page http: // www.publichealth.va.gov/ <http://www.publichealth.va.gov/>

VHI Guide to Gulf War Veterans ¬(tm) Health http://www1.va.gov/vhi_ind_study/gulfwar/istudy/index.asp <http://www1.va.gov/vhi_ind_study/gulfwar/istudy/index.asp>

Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/ <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/>

Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/InterSubsistencefy04.doc <http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/InterSubsistencefy04.doc>

VONAPP online http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp <http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp>

WARMS - 38 CFR Book C http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html <http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html>

Wartime Disability Compensation http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1110 <http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1110>

War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center - New Jersey http://www.wri.med.va.gov/ <http://www.wri.med.va.gov/>

Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site http://www.gibill.va.gov/ <http://www.gibill.va.gov/>

What VA Social Workers Do http://www1.va.gov/socialwork/page.cfm?pg=3 <http://www1.va.gov/socialwork/page.cfm?pg=3>

WRIISC Patient Eligibility http://www.illegion.org/va1.html <http://www.illegion.org/va1.html>

 

Print this out and save it in your VA files. There may be a time for use in the future. Adopt a Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Marine Overseas ~ Giving Back to Those Who Give So MuchTo send a care package contact Heather Vahovich at [email protected] Show our troops they are not forgotten and we appreciate all they do!

Adopt A Soldier- Ask Me How

May No Soldier Go Unloved

May No Soldier Walk Alone

May No Soldier Be Forgotten

Until They All Come Home.

 

"A Veteran, whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve, is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America" for the amount of 'up to, and including his life'.

Chapter Officer Duties

Posted by Diana Rettig on November 3, 2010 at 11:54 PM Comments comments (0)

CHAPTER OFFICER DUTIES:

Section 1. The Duties of the Chapter President are as follows:

a.) Represent the organization with dignity and impartiality;

b.) Attend local events including Veterans Day and Memorial Day ceremonies, Blue

Star Mothers Conventions, etc.;

c.) Preside at Chapter meetings, board and committee meetings, etc.;

d.) Be knowledgeable of the Corporation’s history and Bylaws;

e.) Appoint non-elected officers and committee chairs;

f.) Respond to Member questions, inquiries from other organizations, media, etc.;

and

g.) Work with the CEB and the Finance Committee to maintain financial income to

support the various programs and projects.

Section 2. The duties of the Chapter First VP are as follows:

a.) Assist and represent the President as necessary;

b.) Assist in the running of the organization by communications;

c.) Attend events and ceremonies whenever possible that the Chapter President

invites her to attend;

d.) Represent the Chapter President when she is unable to attend and calls upon her to

do so; and

e.) Assist in any other activities, projects when called upon by the Chapter President.

Section 3. The duties of the Chapter Second VP are as follows:

a.) Assist in the running of the organization by communications when asked for

input;

b.) Attend events and ceremonies whenever possible that the President invites her to

attend;

c.) Represent the Chapter President when she is unable to attend and calls upon her to

do so; and

d.) Assist in any other activities, projects when called upon by the Chapter President.

BSMoA, Inc.’s Leadership Handbook

Adopted and Approved by the

68th Annual Convention of the BSMoA, Inc.

Effective 14 August, 2010

47 of 48

Section 4. The duties of the Chapter Recording Secretary are as follows:

a.) Record detailed minutes of the proceedings of the Chapter meetings and

Executive Board meetings;

b.) Assist the President in transmitting documents; and

c.) In the absence of a Corresponding Secretary, if appointed by the President, then

assist the Executive Board with any correspondence and mailings.

Section 5. The duties of the Chapter Financial Secretary are as follows:

a.) Receive and deposit all money received by the Chapter;

b.) Transmit all bills to be paid either

(i) with the authorization of the President, Executive Board and Finance

Committee, or

(ii) with the authorization of the Membership (whichever the Chapter chooses;7

c.) Maintain accurate financial records; and

d.) Receive and process Membership applications, Roster Forms and dues received

from the Chapter Members.

Section 6. The duties of the Chapter Treasurer are as follows:

a.) Pay all bills of the organization upon receipt of disbursement request;

b.) Assure all checks are prepared properly and signed by herself and the Chapter

Financial Secretary; and

c.) Maintain accurate financial records.

 




Appointed Positions Duties

Posted by Diana Rettig on November 3, 2010 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Chaplin:  Leads the chapter in the devotional exercises, Obligate new members, respond to sickness and deaths reported (members and associates) perform other duties that may be required.


Sergeant at arms:  Help set up meeting rooms, introduce guest during meetings, oversee elections and assist officers during meetings.


Parliamentarian: knowledgeable of Roberts Rules of Order give opinion during procedures.


Patriotic Instructor: Display Flags lead Pledge.


Membership chair: reach new members via phone or email, keep a roster of members.


web chair-assist with website.


Sunshine Club: send cards to our troops for birthdays, thank  you notes etc.


Brochure chair:  keep our brochures up to date.


Historian: Scrapbook of what our chapter has done over the year.


Blue to Gold: Order Gold Star Banner, attend funeral of the Fallen.


Captain: help get room set up for meetings...need to arrive a few Min's b4 each meeting

 


PMM (Proud Military Moms support Group)

Posted by Diana Rettig on October 31, 2010 at 6:32 PM Comments comments (0)

                               PMM(Proud Military Moms) Meeting Date's Nov/Dec 2010Proud Military Moms (PMM) was founded in Spring of 2006 by Jennifer Dutton and Diana Rettig.

Two Moms that  were looking for some support from each other as their soldiers entered Military life prior

to the beginning of Blue Star Mothers (BSM). PMM is a casual, non-structured gathering. An evening of

fun and laughter or maybe even tears; but definitely lots of hugs and support for each other as we enjoy

a good dinner and each others company. BSM and PMM are a great fit for each other.

PMM meets once a month at Apple Holler between Hwy 11 and Hwy KR,

the West side of Frontage road in Racine County off of I94.

Our next meeting dates are:6:00pm

Thursday Nov 18th

Tuesday Dec 21st

 

I change the meeting to different weeknights each month to give everyone a chance to attend if other obligations. 

Please RSVP via email so reservations can be made to: [email protected]

1-414-254-0124

Hope to see you there.

Diana

 God's Blessings

Diana Rettig (Army Mom of 2)

   

 

  



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