2006 SUBJECT GUIDE TO VFW MAGAZINE by jim.i.am

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									                             2006 SUBJECT GUIDE TO VFW MAGAZINE

Major feature articles are cross-referenced by subject for   Afghanistan: A U.S. Combat Chronology, 2001-2006,
easy access. Listings appear in chronological order. Page    Mar 16
numbers are indicated immediately following the month        Afghanistan: Five Years Later, Oct 20
of issue.                                                    Reservists Show Battlefield Bravery, Oct 22
CP= Command Post                                             Valor in the Face of the Enemy, Nov 14
                                                             AWOL: Why Less Than 1% of the Population Serves in
Afghanistan & Iraq War Casualties                            the Armed Forces, Nov 20
Jan 32, Feb 38, Mar 28, Apr 36,
May 36, June/July 36, Aug 32,                                Brooke Army Medical Center
Oct 30, Nov 30, Dec 26                                       Brooke Army Medical Center:: Treating the Severely
                                                             Wounded of War, Feb 14
Afghanistan & Iraq War Vets
Remembering Those in Combat, Mar 14                          Canada
Iraq MIA: Sgt. Matt Maupin, Apr 8                            Canada Hosts a Variety of American Battlefields, Mar 38
Society & the Soldier, Apr 14
Portraying Contemporary War Vets in Popular Culture,         Casualties
Apr 18                                                          See Afghanistan and Iraq War Casualties
A GI Bill for the 21st Century, Apr 20                       Society Honoring Casualties, May 56
Caring for the Wounded in the Long Haul, Apr 24              War’s Forgotten Casualties: Children of the Fallen, Aug
Confronting the Emotional Toll, Apr 28                       22
GI Death and Life Insurance Benefits More Equitable,         With Great ‘Reverence & Respect,’ Aug 34
Apr 30                                                       The Pentagon: A 5th Anniversary Remembrance, Sept 26
Illinois Serves as Beacon for State Benefits, Apr 32         Cemetery Hill/Tuy Hoa, Battle of
Recognizing and Remembering Today’s Warriors, Apr            Battle on Cemetery Hill (Tuy Hoa), Sept 34
38
War Literature Abounds, Apr 40                               Christmas
Four Triple Amputees, Apr 44                                 CP: Christmas During Wartime, Dec 4
Posts and New Vets, May 46                                   Manhattan’s Christmas Tribute to the Troops, Dec 14
Iraq Vet Hearing Loss at 25%, June/July 10                   Christmas During Wartime, Dec 16
CP: Staying Focused on the Mission At Hand, Aug 4            Christmas Tree Remembers All Vets, Dec 20
Families Cope with Strains of War, Aug 16                    Christmas Trees Honor the Fallen, Dec 22
A ‘Private Hell,’ Aug 26                                     VFW Posts Spread Christmas Cheer to Military Families,
Widows Group Adapts to New Wars, Aug 30                      Dec 30
With Great ‘Reverence & Respect,’ Aug 34                     Recalling Christmas in a War Zone, Dec 38
CP: Veterans on Campus Offer VFW Golden                      Minnesota TV Stations Support Operation Uplink, Dec 40
Opportunity, Sept 4
Employing Veterans, Sept 8                                   Claims Backlog
From Combat to College: War Veterans on Campus,              Claim Backlog Worsening, Mar 10
Sept 14
Rousing Welcome Home for Mississippi Guard, Sept 20          College Campuses
VA Adapts to the Newest Wave of Vets, Sept 22                CP: Veterans on Campus Offer VFW Golden
VFW Vehemently Opposes Slashing Brain Center                 Opportunity, Sept 4
Budget, Oct 14                                               From Combat to College: War Veterans on Campus, Sept
Wounded Warriors Heal Together, Oct 16                       14
Iraq Vets Running for Office, Nov 10                         College Vet Clubs, Nov 52
College Vet Clubs, Nov 52
CP: Christmas During Wartime, Dec 4                          Corporate Sponsors
Recalling Christmas in a War Zone, Dec 38                    See VFW Foundation; Organizational Affairs

Afghanistan War                                              Commander-in-Chief
Remembering Those in Combat, Mar 14                          Patience Essential in Iraq, Says VFW Chief, May 14
Putting Veterans First, Oct 32                            Florida VFW Home One of a Kind, Nov 48

Convention                                                Football
VFW Revs Up for Reno, May 40                              Football a Favored Forum for Troop Support, Feb 24
Don’t Miss Lake Tahoe, June/July 40
Convention Focuses on New Vets, Nov 24                    Guantanamo Bay Detainees
Convention Competition Winners and All-Americans,         Guantanamo Bay Detainee Rights, Dec 48
Nov 28
                                                          GI Bill
Dak To, Battle of                                         A GI Bill for the 21st Century, Apr 20
Dak To: ‘33 Days of Violent, Sustained Combat,’ Mar
32                                                        Gold Star Mothers
                                                          A ‘Private Hell,’ Aug 26
Disabled Veterans
Living Life to the Fullest: Four War Vets Tell Their      Gold Star Wives of America
Stories, Jan 26                                           Widows Group Adapts to New Wars, Aug 30
CP: Hospitalized Veterans Week, Feb 4
Brooke Army Medical Center: Treating the Severely         Health Buddy
Wounded of War, Feb 14                                    Health Buddy: Telemedicine to Go, Sept 24
Pheasant Hunt Benefits Disabled Vets, Feb 42
Caring for the Wounded in the Long Haul, Apr 24           Heroism
Four Triple Amputees, Apr 44                              Reservists Show Battlefield Bravery, Oct 22
Iraq Vet Hearing Loss at 25%, June/July 10                Valor in the Face of the Enemy, Nov 14
Musical Instruments for Hospitalized Vets, June/July 42
VFW Vehemently Opposes Slashing Brain Center              Home Loans
Budget, Oct 14                                            VA Home Loans, Feb 8
Wounded Warriors Heal Together, Oct 16
Wounded Vets Visit Disney World, Nov 46                   Homosexuals
                                                          Homosexuals in the Military, Feb 56
Disaster Relief
VFW Members Offer Assistance to Hurricane Victims,
Jan 14                                                    Hospice Care
Hurricane Support, Mar 46                                 Hospice: Supporting Veterans in Their Final Battle, Feb
Unwavering Support for Hurricane Victims, Mar 48          40

Dong Son, Battle of                                       Hue, Battle of
Deadly Day at Dong Son, Jan 30                            Hue: Combat for the Ancient Capital, Nov 40

Dues Increase                                             Hunting
Senior Vice Offers Views on Dues Increase, June/July      Living Life to the Fullest: Four War Vets Tell Their
46                                                        Stories, Jan 26
                                                          Pheasant Hunt Benefits Disabled Vets, Feb 42
Employment
Employment Efforts, Apr 11                                Illegal Immigration
Employing Veterans, Sept 8                                Securing Our Southern Border, June/July 26
                                                          Border Security, Sept 56
Final Salute
See Afghanistan and Iraq War Casualties                   Illinois
                                                          Illinois Serves as Beacon for State Benefits, Apr 32
Financial Abuse
Don’t Be a Victim of Financial Abuse, Feb 32              Iran
                                                          Pre-emptive Strikes on Iran?, Nov 60
Florida VFW Home
Iraq Vets                                                 MAP Equals Members, Mar 50
See Afghanistan and Iraq War Vets                         Appealing to the Younger Set, Apr 48
                                                          Posts and New Vets, May 46
Iraq War                                                  Senior Vice Offers Views on Dues Increase, June/July 46
Brooke Army Medical Center: Treating the Severely         CP: Staying Focused on the Mission At Hand, Aug 4
Wounded of War, Feb 14                                    On Campaign, 1975-1999, Aug 15
Remembering Those in Combat, Mar 14                       Recruiting Tips, Aug 44
Iraq: A U.S. Combat Chronology, 2003-2006, Mar 22         New Recruiting Brochure, Sept 46
Patience Essential in Iraq, Says VFW Chief, May 14        College Vet Clubs, Nov 52
Saving Lives, One Roadside Bomb at a Time, May 18         VFW Posts Support Families at Christmas, Dec 42
‘Screaming Eagles’ Soldier on in Iraq, May 26
‘Outside the Wire’: Citizen-Soldiers in Combat in Iraq,   Memorials
June/July 14                                              Recognizing and Remembering Today’s Warriors, Apr 38
‘The World Has Changed a Lot in 40 Years,’ Aug 36         Honoring the Nation’s Newest Warriors, May 44
VFW Vehemently Opposes Slashing Brain Center              Afghanistan/Iraq Memorials, Aug 56
Budget, Oct 14                                            Air Force Memorial Soars Above D.C., Dec 8
Reservists Show Battlefield Bravery, Oct 22               Manhattan’s Christmas Tribute to the Troops, Dec 14
Valor in the Face of the Enemy,Nov 14                     Christmas Tree Remembers All Vets, Dec 20
AWOL: Why Less Than 1% of the Population Serves in        Christmas Trees Honor the Fallen, Dec 22
the Armed Forces, Nov 20
                                                          Military Assistance Program
Joint Personal Effects Depot                              MAP Unveils New Initiative, Jan 20
With Great ‘Reverence & Respect,’ Aug 34                  Hurricane Support, Mar 46

Khe Sanh, Battle of                                       Military Families
Three Deadliest Days at Khe Sanh,Oct 40                   Families Cope with Strains of War, Aug 16
                                                          War’s Forgotten Casualties: Children of the Fallen, Aug
Kurpius, Gary                                             22
Putting Veterans First, Oct 32                            A ‘Private Hell,’ Aug 26
                                                          Widows Group Adapts to New Wars, Aug 30
Magazine                                                  VFW Posts Support Families at Christmas, Dec 42
VFW Magazine’s Coverage of the War on Terrorism,
Apr 42                                                    Museums
VFW Magazine Index, Dec 34                                Pacific Aviation Museum, Dec 8

Maupin, Sgt. Matt                                         National Anthem
Iraq MIA: Sgt. Matt Maupin, Apr 8                         National Anthem Celebrates 75 Years, Thanks to VFW,
                                                          Mar 30
Maxwell Hall
Wounded Warriors Heal Together, Oct 16                    National Guard/Reserve
                                                          Illinois Serves as Beacon for State Benefits, Apr 32
Medals                                                    Saving Lives, One Roadside Bomb at a Time, May 18
New Eligibility Medals/Badges, Feb 48                     ‘Outside the Wire’: Citizen-Soldiers in Combat in Iraq,
Recognizing and Remembering Today’s Warriors, Apr         June/July 14
38                                                        Rousing Welcome Home for Mississippi Guard, Sept 20
On Campaign, 1975-1999, Aug 15                            Reservists Show Battlefield Bravery, Oct 22
Reservists Show Battlefield Bravery, Oct 22               National Guard Overseas, Oct 60
Valor in the Face of the Enemy,Nov 14
                                                          News Media
Membership                                                News Media War Coverage, Mar 45
CP: You Are a Veteran—In or Out of Uniform, Jan 4         Portraying Contemporary War Vets in Popular Culture,
Become a Life Member, Jan 48                              Apr 18
New Eligibility Medals/ Badges, Feb 48
Ong Thanh, Battle of
‘Black Lions’ Battle at Ong Thanh, Feb 34             Pentagon
                                                      The Pentagon: A 5th Anniversary Remembrance, Sept 26
Operation Uplink
Minnesota TV Stations Support Operation Uplink, Dec   Phony Vets
40                                                    ‘I Am a Liar’: Phony Vets, Nov 36

Organizational Affairs                                Politics
Las Vegas Says ‘Welcome Home’ Vietnam Vets, Jan 18    Iraq Vets Running For Office, Nov 10
MAP Unveils New Initiative, Jan 20
V-Mail Will ‘Revolutionize’ VFW Communications,       Posts
Jan 24                                                See Organizational Affairs
National Committee Members Recognized, Jan 46
Football a Favored Forum for Troop Support, Feb 24    Priority Goals
Pheasant Hunt Benefits Disabled Vets, Feb 42          VFW’s Priority Goals, Dec 10
Unmet Needs Success Stories, Feb 46
National Anthem Celebrates 75 Years, Thanks to VFW,   PTSD
Mar 30                                                VFW Halts PTSD Review, Jan 10
Patience Essential in Iraq, Says VFW Chief, May 14    Confronting the Emotional Toll, Apr 28
Conference Focuses on Sustaining Troop Support at     PTSD Among Vietnam Vets, Oct 13
Home, May 30
Translate Your VFW Volunteer Hours into Matching      Que Son and Hiep Duc Valleys, Battle of
Grants, June/July 38                                  Death Valleys: Que Son and Hiep Duc, Sept 32
Rousing Welcome Home for Mississippi Guard, Sept 20
Leading the Organization, Oct 36                      Self-Publishing
Corporate Sponsors, Oct 44                            Successful Self-Publishing Is Now a Reality, Sept 30
Convention Focuses on New Vets, Nov 24
Convention Competition Winners and All-Americans,     Sept. 11, 2001
Nov 28                                                The Pentagon: A 5th Anniversary Remembrance, Sept 26
Wounded Vets Visit Disney World, Nov 46
Florida VFW Home One of a Kind, Nov 48                Society
VFW’s Priority Goals, Dec 10                          Society & the Soldier, Apr 14
VFW Posts Spread Christmas Cheer to Military          Portraying Contemporary War Vets in Popular Culture,
Families, Dec 30                                      Apr 18
Minnesota TV Stations Support Operation Uplink, Dec   Society Honoring Casualties, May 56
40                                                    AWOL: Why Less Than 1% of the Population Serves in
                                                      the Armed Forces, Nov 20
PAC Endorsements
VFW PAC Endorsements for 2006, Oct 10                 Sound Off
                                                      Women in Combat Units, Jan 60
Pacific Aviation Museum                               Homosexuals in the Military, Feb 56
Pacific Aviation Museum, Dec 8                        News Media War Coverage, Mar 56
                                                      Public Troop Support, Apr 56
Park Avenue Memorial Trees                            Society Honoring Casualties, May 56
Manhattan’s Christmas Tribute to the Troops, Dec 14   Fewer Flags Flying, June/July 56
                                                      Afghanistan/Iraq Memorials, Aug 56
Patriotism                                            Border Security, Sept 56
See National Anthem                                   National Guard Overseas, Oct 60
                                                      Pre-emptive Strike on Iran, Nov 60
Fewer Flags Flying, June/July 56                      Guantanamo Bay Detainee Rights, Dec 48

Pearl Harbor                                          State Benefits
Remembering Pearl Harbor, Dec 32                      Illinois Serves as Beacon for State Benefits, Apr 32
Tam Quan, Battle of                                       GI Death and Life Insurance Benefits More Equitable,
Going Toe-to-Toe at Tam Quan, June/July 32                Apr 30
                                                          VA Cemeteries, May 10
Thom Tham Khe, Battle of                                  Iraq Vet Hearing Loss at 25%, June/July 10
Battling Along a ‘Street Without Joy,’ Aug 33             VA Data Theft, Aug 12
                                                          VA Adapts to the Newest Wave of Vets, Sept 22
Travel                                                    Health Buddy: Telemedicine to Go, Sept 24
A Military Sightseers’ Tour (New England), Jan 36
Canada Hosts a Variety of American Battlefields, Mar      Veterans, 1975-99
38                                                        Remembering Those Who Fought, 1975-1999, Feb 31
                                                          Don’t Forget the 628 Americans Killed in Action, 1975-
                                                          1999, May 38
                                                          On Campaign, 1975-1999, Aug 15
Troop Support
USO: More Than Entertainment, Feb 20                      VFW Foundation
Football a Favored Forum for Troop Support, Feb 24        Translate Your VFW Volunteer Hours into Matching
Unmet Needs Success Stories, Feb 46                       Grants, June/July 38
CP: Supporting the Warriors in Time of War, Mar 4         Corporate Sponsors, Oct 44
Public Troop Support, Apr 56
Unmet Needs Aids Struggling Families, June/July 44        Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Fewer Flags Flying, June/July 56                          Christmas Tree Remembers All Vets, Dec 20
Families Cope with Strains of War, Aug 16
War’s Forgotten Casualties: Children of the Fallen, Aug
22                                                        Vietnam Veterans
Rousing Welcome Home for Mississippi Guard, Sept 20       Las Vegas Says ‘Welcome Home’ Vietnam Vets, Jan 18
Hawaiian Feast and Welcome Home Events Highlight          Living Life to the Fullest: Four War Vets Tell Their
VFW’s Troop Support Activities, Sept 44                   Stories, Jan 26
CP: Veterans Day 2006, Nov 4                              ‘The World Has Changed a Lot in 40 Years,’ Aug 36
CP: Christmas During Wartime, Dec 4                       In Court: Surrogate Combat, Sept 40
VFW Posts Support Families at Christmas, Dec 40           PTSD Among Vietnam Vets, Oct 13

Unmet Needs                                               Vietnam War Battle Series
Unmet Needs Success Stories, Feb 46                       Deadly Day at Dong Son, Jan 30
Unmet Needs Aids Struggling Families, June/July 44        ‘Black Lions’ Battle at Ong Thanh, Feb 34
                                                          Dak To: ‘33 Days of Violent, Sustained Combat,’ Mar 32
U.S. Border Patrol                                        Going Toe-to-Toe at Tam Quan, June/July 32
Securing Our Southern Border, June/July 26                Battling Along a ‘Street Without Joy,’ Aug 33
                                                          Death Valleys: Que Son and Hiep Duc, Sept 32
USO                                                       Battle on Cemetery Hill (Tuy Hoa), Sept 34
USO: More Than Entertainment, Feb 20                      Three Deadliest Days at Khe Sanh, Oct 40
                                                          Hue: Combat for the Ancient Capital, Nov 40
Utah Governor’s Tree
Christmas Trees Honor the Fallen, Dec 22                  V-Mail
                                                          V-Mail Will ‘Revolutionize’ VFW Communications, Jan
Veterans Affairs (VA)                                     24
Serving at VA, Jan 44
VA Home Loans, Feb 8                                      Washington Conference
Hospice: Supporting Veterans in Their Final Battle, Feb   Conference Focuses on Sustaining Troop Support at
40                                                        Home, May 30
Claim Backlog Worsening, Mar 10
Caring for the Wounded in the Long Haul, Apr 24           War Literature
Confronting the Emotional Toll, Apr 28                    War Literature Abounds, Apr 40
War Movies
VFW Magazine’s Top 10 All-Time Greatest War
Movies, Feb 22

Women Veterans
Female Kentucky MP in Iraq Action, Mar 44

Wounded
Brooke Army Medical Center: Treating the Severely
Wounded of War, Feb 14
Caring for the Wounded in the Long Haul, Apr 24
VFW Vehemently Opposes Slashing Brain Center
Budget, Oct 14
Wounded Warriors Heal Together, Oct 16
Wounded Vets Visit Disney World, Nov 46

Younger Vets
Serving at VA, Jan 44
Keni Thomas (Somalia Vet), Feb 44
Female Kentucky MP in Iraq Action, Mar 44
Four Triple Amputees, Apr 44
Tribal Tribute to Cpl. Brett Lundstrom, May 42
Musical Instruments for Hospitalized Vets, June/July 42
Marine Nathaniel Fick, Aug 40
Four Nebraska Brothers, Sept 42
Wounded Vets Visit Disney World, Nov 46
Recalling Christmas in a War Zone, Dec 38

								
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