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(Scroll Down to the Lee's Summit All Veterans Memorial Bricks Application)

To Review the Post 189 Constitution and ByLaws click here.

American Legion Sales Web Site here.

 

The American Legion Centennial Celebration is not only about honoring the past 100 years of our history, but also preparing to continue our legacy of service. Events and activities at posts all around the world will showcase The American Legion "Still Serving America."  Can you find Lee's Summit Post 189's space on the Centennial Celebration's website? if not, click here and use this link. Search here for other Posts, and look them over.

 

This site is huge.  There are many links and pages full of information and advise.  Even if you don't use the VA for you medical needs they do offer many other resources and aids to Veterans.  The VA's Belton Mo. CBOC Clinic website is : http://www.kansascity.va.gov/locations/Belton_CBOC.asp

Get your copy of Missouri's Benefits & Resource Guide here.   

Find Veterans Service Officer

The State of Missouri has 41 highly trained and accredited Veterans Service Officers to assist you in filing for VA benefits. They are located across the state and are divided into 5 regions and almost every county.

Camp Valor is at 1527 SW 300 Rd in Kingsville, Mo 64061.  Our post supports many of the activitiets at the camp. Watch the post activities lists, Post News Letters, and the Post Activities Calendar for opportunities to help make a difference.  You can visit their webpage here .

Heartland Honor Flight is proud to be one of the TWO Honor Flight hubs in the KC Metro.  While we support the efforts of every nation-wide hub to get all of America's vets to D.C.,  (Heartland Honor Flight is not affiliated with the second hub, Honor Flight KC.) Heartland Honor Flight was the first hub established in the KC Metro area, organized in 2008 by Gary Swanson and Mark Martin, both of whom still actively serve on the current HHF Board of Directors. Visit their website here.

Visit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5789 of Lee's Summit Mo's webpage hereThe Veterans of Foreign Wars has a rich tradition of serving veterans, military families, and their local communities. We invite you to explore their website and their entire VFW network of sites to learn more about their organization.

 VVA CHAPTER #243 welcomes all our brothers and sisters who served in Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, or in any duty location between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975. You can access the Vietnam Veterans OF American's home website by following this link.  Joining VVA allows you to connect with other veterans, stay up with the latest on special events. You’ll also receive a FREE subscription to our award-winning newspaper, The VVA Veteran. 

The National HQ of the Disabled Americans Veterans, and its Department of Missouri are dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. They accomplish this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America's injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life.

    

The Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville conducted its first interment on 10 January, 2000. The cemetery is located on 55 gently rolling acres in an attractive rural setting. The cemetery has an approximate capacity of 24,000 gravesites for our veterans and their spouses.

Vist the website of the Lee's Summit, Mo. High School Air Force JROTC here.

 

Lee's Summit ALL VETERAN'S MEMORIAL Bricks Program.  The Memorial is located at 3rd & Main in Lee's Summit Historical Downtown by the train depot. In 2016, the Memorial is being expanded to accommodate additional permanent dedications to those who have served our country.  After opening the link to the application, print it and follow the instruction provided.

Welcome to the official website of the Korean War Veterans Association, Inc. The site is DYNAMIC, ever-changing, to keep the membership and all Veterans of Korea, 1945 until now, informed of America’s oldest and largest association of Korea Veterans. You will find new material each time you visit the site: come often, browse widely, and come again soon! We encourage all users to check out the various links on our site to useful and helpful information for veterans, their families, educators, and the public.

 

VCP Veterans Community Project: VETERANS VILLAGE IN KC UNVEILS FIRST TINY HOUSE FOR HOMELESS VETS. Location is 89th and Troost (1201 East 89th Street, KC, MO 64131)  Frustrated about homeless veterans who couldn’t come in from the cold, an alliance of local men from three different branches of the military came together last winter to create Veterans Community Project, a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization to build tiny houses for homeless veterans in the Kansas City area.

Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

OUR MISSION: To unite combat veterans in an equine environment to network with each other in order to assist with transitioning from combatant to civilian or military garrison life. 

St Michaels Veterans Center stands on 24 acres located on Kansas City’s east side, the St. Michael’s Veterans Center campus serves as a beacon of hope to military veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The American Legion Band of Greater Kansas City The Band traveled to Cincinnati August 26-29 for the 98th National American Legion Convention. Program selections this year were Children’s March (Grainger), Bullets and Bayonets (Sousa), and An Original Suite (Gordon Jacob). The band performed exceptionally well, earning a score of 93.7 and was named 2016 Champion at the National Concert Band contest.

VetVerify is a shared verification service of the four military exchanges (AAFES, NEXCOM, MCX and CGX) with the sole purpose of supporting the newly approved Veterans online shopping benefit.

 

 

Our Next Page lists Local Business that support Veterans

 

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