Showing posts from May, 2010

Post Officers 2010-2011

Commander Ron Freese Sr. Vice Commander Fred Scott Jr. Vice Commander Glenn Flake Greg Lande John O'Connor Dick Stender Finance Officer Dick Dennis Adjutant Don "Rock" Brown Chaplain G.D. Hendrix Sgt at Arms Jeff Carroll Service Officer Hank Berkowitz

New Scholarship for the Children of Some Deceased Veterans

The children of military personnel who died in the line of duty since Sept. 10, 2001 can apply for an educational scholarship similar to the new Post-9/11 GI Bill.  Benefits are retroactive to Aug. 1, 2009 . VA begins accepting applications for the Fry scholarship on May 1, 2010 .  For more information or assistance applying, call toll-free 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551), or visit the VA GI Bill Website at . VA estimates nearly 1,500 children will receive benefits under the Fry scholarship program in 2010.  Recipients have 15 years to use their benefits, beginning on their 18th birthdays, through their 33rd   birthdays. Eligible children attending institutions of higher learning may receive payments to cover their tuition and fees up to the highest amounts charged by a public, in-state undergraduate institution.  A monthly living allowance and stipend for books and supplies are also paid under this program. VA will begin paying benefits under the Fry