VFW Calls Bonus Payback Requirement Insulting

VFW Calls Bonus Payback Requirement Insulting California Guardsmen ordered to return reenlistment bonuses WASHINGTON (October 24, 2016) — The Los Angeles Times reported this weekend that nearly 10,000 California Army National Guard soldiers are being forced to repay decade-old reenlistment bonuses of $15,000 or more because the National Guard failed to properly screen reenlistments for…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 21, 2016

In This Issue: New COLA Stays Stagnant VFW-SVA 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program MIA Families Sought MIA Update New COLA Stays Stagnant: Military retirees, veterans receiving VA compensation, and some 70 million Americans on Social Security will see a 0.3 percent cost-of-living increase at the end of the year. Veterans’ benefits are not automatically tied to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 14, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 14, 2016 In This Issue: VFW-SVA 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program Women Veterans Campaign Quarterly PTSD Research Report Released Delay in DOD’s New Electronic Health Care Record Veterans Online Self-Help Resources MIA Update VFW-SVA 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program: The application deadline for the 2017 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship has been extended…