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Articles from VFW Magazine (August 1, 1999)

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`Guess who's coming to convention?' VFW conventions have honored a host of celebrities, ranging from Presidents to explorers to religious leaders. All have added prestige to the organization by their mere presence. Here--captured on film--are just a few of those dignitaries. 304
`In Korea, we whipped the Russian Air Force': America fought a hot war with the Soviet Union in Korea during the Cold War. This secret aerial conflict claimed the lives of hundreds of U.S. airmen, but has yet to be fully revealed. (America's Military Heritage Cold War: Part XXIV). Kolb, Richard K. Column 2559
A convention to remember: VFW's 100th National Convention will likely go down in history as the best ever. (Cover Story). Blankenship, Janie Directory 730
Bombing ends; peacekeeping begins. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 175
Bosnia refugees & public ignorance. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 127
Celebrating VFW's centennial. (VFW in action: VFW members and Posts demonstrating community service.). Column 389
Celebrating VFW's centennial: August marks VFW's 100th national convention--and a century of service. (Time To Tell Our Story). Pouliot, Thomas A. Column 443
Clues to Gulf illnesses could be in genes. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 176
Congress congratulates VFW. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 158
D-Day Memorial drive renewed. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 136
House committee OKs benefits bill. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 153
House passes flag amendment. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 125
Inscription to replace remains at Tomb. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 124
Jest a minute. Column 639
Korea holds membership potential: focusing on active-duty troops is a major priority for VFW's Membership Department. Recruiters should be well-aware that all veterans who served in Korea anytime since mid-1949 are eligible for membership under VFW bylaws. (membership). 696
Korea, Vietnam and beyond: veterans from different wars returned to varying homecomings. VFW was there in every case to fight for well-deserved benefits for Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf War veterans. (VFW's Century Part 7). Mason, Herbert M., Jr. Column 3730
Kosovo message is clear: stay out! (mail call). Letter to the Editor 871
Kosovo: bottomless money pit. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 117
Paying for Europe's defense. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 282
Reunions & claims. Directory 4157
Signers: separating fact from fiction. (mail call). Root, Robert W. Letter to the Editor 122
Striking Serbia from the sea: reported from aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt at the height of the air campaign against Serbia, this firsthand account gives a glimpse of life on an aircraft carrier in action. Harris, Paul 1025
Troops out of Haiti? (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 114
VBA confronts red tape: a "paperless" future awaits an embattled Veterans Benefits Administration as a VA undersecretary vows to streamline claims processing. His means: strategic planning and high-tech initiatives. Davis, John L. Interview 1094
VFW supports Kosovo peace plan. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim 166
VFW-backed health care bill approved. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 217
Where has the patriotism gone? (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 122
World War II Memorial moving along. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Column 172

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