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Poppy Drive
Date: 5/27/2017
Location: Walmart, Dinos & more

Poppy Drive
Date: 5/28/2017
Location: Walmart, Dinos & more

Memorial Day ceremony
Date: 5/29/2017
Location: NMB Sports complex

Ceremony at 11 a.m.
Flag Day Ceremonies
Date: 6/14/2017
Location: Post 10804

1100 hrs. An annual event to honor our flag. All US flags that have been turned in will be retired properly in accordance with regulations.
Roast Pork Dinner with DJ Buddy Ladd
Date: 6/16/2017
Location: Banquet Hall

DJ Buddie Hall joins us for a Friday night dinner PLUS Dancing! This is a summertime experiment Can we get enough people to attend and break even We normally do not have live entertainment during the summer months but were going to give it a try! Come on out.
ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
Date: 9/9/2017
Location: Crown Park and Post 10804

Our annual event and major fund raiser commemorating those who gave their lives on 9112001, those who have been killed combating terrorism all over the world, and those that continue to protect our way of live.
New England boiled ham dinner
Date: 6/9/2017
Location: Post 10804

Friday night dinner starts at 6 pm
Fish Fry Dinner
Date: 6/23/2017
Location:

Baked chicken dinner
Date: 6/30/2017
Location:

PASTA NIGHT!
Date: 7/10/2017
Location:

June VFW Meeting
Date: 6/17/2017
Location: Post 10804

1100 hrs.
4th of July Celebration!
Date: 7/4/2017
Location: Post 10804

Hot dogs, hamburgers, beans, salads, etc. Join us for a celebration of Americas birthday!
Meeting in Flint
Date: 6-5-2014 at 6PM
Location: Flint, Michigan

Department Convention Flint Gateway
Independence Day
Date: 7/4/2017
Location:

Dept Staff Meeting
Date: 7/14/2017
Location: Lexington, SC

National Convention
Date: 7/21/2017
Location: New Orleans, LA

MOC Supreme Convention
Date: 7/26/2017
Location: New Orleans, LA

Coast Guarad Birthday
Date: 8/4/2017
Location:

C of A SOI
Date: 8/5/2017
Location: Lexington, SC

Dept Staff Meeting
Date: 8/11/2017
Location: Lexington, SC

Commander in Chief
Date: 8/17/2017
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Homecoming
118th VFW National Convention
Date: 7/22/2017
Location: New Orleans, La., "The Big Easy"

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, July 22-26, 2017
118th VFW National Convention
Date: 7/23/2017
Location: New Orleans, La., "The Big Easy"

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, July 22-26, 2017
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Veterinarians for Afghanistan
From: Lucy Jensen <lucy@military-civilian.com>
Subject: seeking Veterinarians
for Afghanistan

 

Veterinarian

Tracking Code

2920-120 

Job
Description

SCOPE: 

The Veterinarian is a member of a field veterinarian
and veterinarian technician team responsible for the overall canine health of
canines supporting the Department of State Explosive Detection Canine teams. 
Performance locations will be OCONUS in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

All
services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles
and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations,
and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Required
Experience

Minimum Position Requirements

Shall possess or be able to
obtain a minimum MRPT or SECRET level clearance.

Shall have a degree from a
4-year program at an accredited college of veterinary medicine

Shall be
licensed as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M or V.M.D.)

Shall have a
minimum experience of two (2) years as a veterinarian in a private practice or
the military

Shall have knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and
properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that
they undergo (this includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger
signs, production techniques, and disposal methods)

Knowledge of plant and
animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and
interactions with each other and the environment.

Experience in maintaining
canine health records and canine international health certificates

Shall have
experience with a microchip program that scans, reads and tracks
canines

Shall be willing to live and work in conflict/combat areas or similar
hazardous environments

Position Duties

Examine animals to detect nature of
diseases or injuries.

Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing
medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery.

Inoculate
animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.

Collect body
tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and
analysis.

Operate diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound
equipment, and interpret the resulting images.

Advise handlers regarding
sanitary, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of
animals.

Educate handlers/trainers about diseases that can be spread from
animals to humans.

Train and supervise workers who handle and care for
animals.

Euthanize animals at the direction of the COR.

Establish and
conduct quarantine and testing procedures that prevent the spread of diseases to
other animals or to humans, and that comply with applicable government
regulations.

Conduct postmortem studies and analyses to determine the cause
of animals' deaths.

Perform administrative duties such as scheduling
appointments and maintaining records.

Inspect and test animals to detect the
presence of communicable diseases.

Research diseases to which animals could
be susceptible.

Inspect animal housing to determine cleanliness and
adequacy.

Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new
surgical techniques by testing them on animals

Work effectively
independently, however be capable to give medical advice telephonically to a
staff of Veterinarian Technicians that are operating at remote
locations.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver's
License

Must have a current U.S. Passport.

Must sign a CHS Foreign Service
Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.

Shall be
proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.

Work
hours are based on a 72 hr. work week; typically six 12 hour days but other
variations may apply.

Requires a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public
Trust (MRPT) investigation or Secret clearance conducted by the Department of
State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Shall Attend a Foreign Affairs Counter
Terrorism training course prior to deployment to Iraq for work on the MSSI-Iraq
contract. Training may include: Combat First Aid, Weapons

Familiarization,
Defensive Tactics/Driving, IED recognition, Surveillance Detection and
Hostage

Survival and Personnel Recovery.

Shall demonstrate proficiency in
the use of basic word processing programs and the CHS Medical

Management
System software.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both
verbally and in writing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be confirmed by a
medical examination to be "medically and dentally fit" in accordance CHS Medical
Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client

No
conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment;
including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological
protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning,
lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a
bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

Work is
normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Iraq
and Afghanistan is required by surface or air.

The climate is desert-like,
hot, and prone to dust storms. 

 

Job Location

Other, , Afghanistan


Position Type

Full-Time/Regular 

Employment Type

Full time
Regular

 

please send resume to lucy@military-civilian.com
   
   
  Lewis Hunt - 9/10/2015
   
   
 
     
 
     
   
 
         
     
 
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