OCTOBER is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

President Biden Delivers Remarks on Cancer Moonshot to End Cancer

60th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1-8 Absentee Voting Week

October 2    End of Blue Star Welcome Week

October 3-7 National Voter Education Week

October 8    VMF Meeting 4:00pm EDT, Password dems  WebEx Link

October 10  Columbus Day

October 13  U.S. Navy Birthday

October 21  National Pets for Veterans Day



October 26  Day of The Deployed 

October 27  Navy Day

October 30  Ms. Veteran America Pageant —The Woman Beyond The Uniform 


The VMF Caucus meets once a month.

All Democrats Abroad members are welcome!

WebEx link for October 8 at 4:00pm EDT, Password dems. WebEx 

Check out veterans benefits and events in the October  VMF Global Caucus Newsletter 

Please join the VMF caucus to show your support for the U.S. military!

Will you join us for Veterans Day at the Luxembourg American Cemetery?

Are you interested in a PACT Act Info Session/Webinar? 

Contact: [email protected]



November Elections
November 8: General Election in all states
If you have never voted while overseas before, it is not too late!

November 8: Special General Election-California U.S. Senate

November 8: Special General Election-Oklahoma U.S. Senate


Have you requested your absentee ballot at Vote From Abroad?        

Register and request your ballot by your state’s deadline.

Check your State Voting Rules.    

Voting problem or question?  Contact: [email protected]


ABSENTEE BALLOTS have arrived! Fill yours out and send it right back!

Haven’t received your ballot?

Back Up Ballot: 

     BB-1. What is the Backup Ballot and how do I use it?

     BB-2. I haven't received my blank ballot yet. Should I use a Backup Ballot (FWAB)?

Your Vote Counts

Many U.S. elections within the past ten years have been decided by a margin of victory of less than 0.1%.  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the state’s absentee ballot receipt deadline.