Category: Military

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson will attend the Whiteman Air Force Base Community Council

 (Johnson County, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson will attend the Whiteman Air Force Base Community Council. The featured city is Sedalia, Missouri. Lieutenant Governor Parson will speak about the importance of Whiteman Air Force Base, its economic impact on Missouri, its relationship with Sedalia, and how important it is to have continued support for Whiteman Air Force Base. Who:               Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson   What:             Whiteman Air Force Base Community Council When:             Wednesday, March […]

RELEASE: Blunt visits Boeing St. Louis to receive update on U.S. Air Force T-X

ST. LOUIS — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) visited Boeing St. Louis on Friday to view and receive an update on the U.S. Air Force T-X trainer, which was designed in St. Louis. The contract for the aircraft is expected to be awarded this year, which could bring more good-paying jobs to the St. Louis region. “The St. Louis region’s deeply-rooted aviation history and highly-skilled workforce make it an ideal production site for Boeing’s T-X aircraft,” […]

RELEASE: Humana and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Enhance Efforts to Drive Optimal Health for Veterans

VFW members and their spouses will continue to receive education, one-on-one guidance and access to Humana Medicare plans Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, through the Humana MarketPoint organization, has enhanced its exclusive agreement with the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW), the nation’s largest organization of war veterans and the oldest major veterans’ organization in the U.S1. As part of this expanded relationship, Humana is the […]

Retired Lieutenant Colonel emerges as challenger in Clayton’s Ward 1 Aldermanic election

A challenger has emerged in the Clayton Ward 1 Aldermanic race, setting up a rare race in the city for the first time in five years. Blair I. Kaiser announced his candidacy for Alderman in Clayton’s Ward 1 on Jan. 17 and will challenge incumbent Joanne Boulton on April 3 in the first contested aldermanic election in Clayton since 2012. “Twenty-Four years of uniformed U.S. Air Force service ingrained in me a deep affinity for […]

RELEASE: Coolfire Solutions Adapts Technology Used by Military to Meet Ski Industry Challenges

Ronin Platform™ Delivers Real-Time Safety and Operational Efficiency Coolfire Solutions, the creator of the Ronin Platform, a situational awareness delivery platform that was developed for military operations, is launching a new application for the ski industry that will deliver immediate and actionable intelligence to improve safety, security and overall operations. “There’s a concept in the military called situational awareness that recognizes the importance of understanding what’s going on around you in real time,” said Coolfire Solutions Chief Executive Officer […]

RELEASE: At St. Louis Veterans Home Meeting, Residents and Families Voice Support for Improvements and Commission Changes

ST. LOUIS – On Saturday, at a meeting with Veterans and families at the St. Louis Home, Missouri Veterans Commission Chair Tim Noonan, Interim Executive Director Grace Link and St. Louis Veterans Home Interim Administrator Stan Smith provided an update on procedural and staffing changes that are already resulting in significant progress at the home. The most significant changes and results since Smith started on Jan. 2 include: The St. Louis Home has reduced involuntary […]

RELEASE: Statement from Governor Greitens on Veterans Commission

On Wednesday, the Missouri Veterans Commission accepted the resignation of former executive director Larry Kay. They voted to appoint Col. Grace Link of the Missouri National Guard as Interim Executive Director. The Governor released the following statement. “The commission took bold action to protect our veterans tonight. Missouri’s veterans—our neighbors, friends, parents, and grandparents–were being hurt. When people are being hurt, and bureaucrats fail to act, fail to listen, and offer only excuses, we’re going […]

RELEASE: Gov. Eric Greitens makes statement on St. Louis Veterans Home

Today Governor Eric Greitens released the following statement, “If you care about veterans, this will make you angry. A Democrat State Senator, Jill Schupp, was asked about the mistreatment of veterans at the St. Louis Veterans Home. Why weren’t some of them getting their meds on time, or given enough water to drink, or left in dirty clothes? Her answer: “Sometimes things happen where a person refuses to take his medication, refuses to allow you […]

RELEASE: Blunt’s Military Family Stability Act Signed Into Law

Bipartisan Bill Increases Flexibility for Military Families WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today announced that his Military Family Stability Act was signed into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act conference report. The measure, which Blunt introduced in May of this year, will increase flexibility for military families by allowing them to either move early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months when a service member […]

Ameren recognized as a military friendly employer

For the ninth consecutive year, a local energy giant was awarded as a military friendly employer by a national survey on Tuesday. Ameren, which is based in St. Louis, was recognized as a military-friendly employer by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military spouse. The Military Friendly Employers list is created each year, and is open to companies that have hired veterans in the past 12 months and is based on […]