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…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 17, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 17, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration 2. VFW Testifies at House Subcommittee Hearing 3. White House & VA Launch REACH 4. Congress Urges VA to Implement GAO Recommendations 5. VA Offers Debt Relief to Veterans Through 2020 6. MIA Update Download this week’s Action Corps…

Illustrating America Winners Announced

ILLUSTRATING AMERICA ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED Kansas City, Mo. – July 17, 2020 – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary is proud to announce the national winners of the 2019-2020 Illustrating America art contest. This is the first year for the patriotic art contest for elementary and middle/junior high school students. The contest consists…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 10, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 10, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Legislation Introduced to Preserve 48-Hour Claims Review 2. House Holds Hearing on VA Character of Discharge Determinations 3. VA Reinstates In-Person Services at 100 Hospitals 4. Military Sexual Harassment and Assault Survivors Share Experiences 5. COVID-19 Antibody Testing Available with Blood Donations 6. MIA…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 2, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 2, 2020 Happy Independence Day! In This Issue: 1. Virtual July Fourth Celebrations 2. House Holds Hearing on VA Reproductive Health 3. Legislation Introduced to Recognize Early Vietnam Veterans 4. VA Launches COVID-19 Screening Tool 5. VA Simplifies Travel Reimbursement System 6. DPAA Returns Remains of South Korean Service Members…