VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Senate Passes Veteran Mental Health Legislation 2. Expansion of Caregiver Program Planned for Fall 3. VFW Recognizes National Purple Heart Day 4. Legislation Introduced to Include DBQs on VA Website 5. Legislation Introduced to Help Veterans Request VA File 6. Veteran COVID-19 Viral Testing Guidance for Community Care…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 24, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 24, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Hal Roesch II Named VFW’s New National Commander 2. Senate Approves Adding Agent Orange Presumptives in Defense Bill 3. Multiple Veteran Bills Sent to President 4. House Defense Bill Contains Mare Island Cemetery Provision 5. House Holds Hybrid Hearing 6. VFW Participates in Senate…

VFW Auxiliary National Officers Assume Positions for 2020-2021

VFW AUXILIARY NATIONAL OFFICERS ASSUME POSITIONS FOR 2020-2021 Kansas City, Mo. — July 24, 2020 – Sandi Onstwedder of White Cloud, Mich., was elected National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary for the 2020-2021 Program Year. A Life Member of Renner-Lobker Auxiliary 3306, she joined on the eligibility…

National Patriotic Art Contest Winners Announced

NATIONAL PATRIOTIC ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED Michigan High School Student Wins First Place Kansas City, Mo. – July 21, 2020 – Allison Mroczek won first place in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, winning a $15,000 college scholarship. The contest, sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary, recognizes up-and-coming artists and…