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…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 26, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 26, 2020 In This Issue: 1. HVAC Conducts Oversight Hearing on VA Telehealth 2. Take the VFW 2020 Voter Survey 3. TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees Beginning 2021 4. Complete the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry 5. IRS Extends Deadlines for Disaster Situations 6. MIA Update Download this week’s…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 19, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 19, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Take the VFW 2020 Voter Survey 2. PREVENTS Roadmap Released 3. VFW Participates in SVAC Roundtable on Toxic Exposure 4. Washington Post Hosts Toxic Exposure Event 5. VA to Host Virtual Women Veterans Event June 23 6. TRICARE Dental Program Increasing Annual Maximum 7.…

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named Missouri Scout takes top national prize of $5,000 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 17, 2020) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2019 – 2020 Scout of the Year scholarship competition. This year’s first place…

Action Corps Weekly – June 12, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 12, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Remains Staunch Advocate of Equality 2. HVAC Hearing to Review VA COVID-19 Response 3. Memorial Services Have Resumed at VA National Cemeteries 4. First African American U.S. Military Service Chief Confirmed 5. Washington Post to Host Toxic Exposure Event 6. TRS Health Plan…

VFW Auxiliary Corps Weekly – June 5, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 5, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Senate Holds Veterans Affairs Budget Hearing 2. Veteran Employment Bill Introduced 3. VA Resumes In-Person C&P Examinations in Some Locations 4. HVAC Health Subcommittee Holds Online Hearing 5. New DOD Web Tool Launched for Families with Special Needs 6. Men’s Health Month Begins 7.…

VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial

VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial ‘The veterans who fought for the very freedom to demonstrate deserve better and we condemn those who determined the memorial was worth vandalizing’ WASHINGTON (June 1, 2020) – In the wake of the nationwide protests centered around the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Veterans…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 29, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 29, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at DAMA Subcommittee Virtual Forum 2. Veteran Bills Pass the House 3. HVAC Chairman Concerned for Safety of VA Employees 4. National Guard COVID-19 Pandemic Deployment Extended 5. VA Expands Digital Capabilities of Veterans Legacy Memorial 6. Red Cross Partner Amazon Giving…