VFW Names 2019 Scout of the Year Winners

VFW Names 2019 Scout of the Year Winners California Gold Scout takes top national prize of $5,000 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 9, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2018 – 2019 Scout of the Year scholarship competition. Enacted…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 3, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 3, 2019 Happy Independence Day In This Issue: 1. Veterans Benefits Forum 2. President Trump Visits DMZ 3. Assistance with Vocational Rehabilitation 4. VA Video Appointments 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Veterans Benefits Forum: On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.,…

BK® Franchisees Kick Off July Fundraiser for the VFW

BK® Franchisees Kick Off July Fundraiser for the VFW Donations will support the VFW’s Unmet Needs program KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 28, 2019) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchisees are set to kick off their summer fundraiser to benefit the VFW’s Unmet Needs…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 28, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 28, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Blue Water Navy Act Now Law 2. Women Veterans Taskforce Roundtable 3. Senate Passes the NDAA for FY 2020 4. Legislation to Give Student Veterans Break Pay Introduced 5. Plans for Third North Korean Summit Underway 6. VA to Reduce Rates for Servicemembers’ Group…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 21, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 21, 2019 In This Issue: 1. SCOTUS: Bladensburg Peace Cross Stays 2. Participate in a Conference Call with President Trump About the VA MISSION Act 3. VFW Testifies in Support of Medicinal Cannabis Research 4. TRICARE Catastrophic Cap Reimbursement 5. National League of POW/MIA Families Turns 50 6. The GI…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 14, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly Happy Birthday U.S. Army! June 14, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Congress Passes VFW-Championed Blue Water Navy Legislation 2. House Advances Defense Authorization Bill 3. OIG Finds Veterans Overcharged on VA Home Loan Funding Fees 4. VA to Make Health Care Facilities Smoke-Free 5. Fallujah Veteran to Receive Medal of Honor…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 31, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 31, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Leadership Attending D-Day Ceremonies in France 2. Electronic Health Record Modernization 3. Choice Program Ending, Replaced by New Community Care Program 4. Senate Addresses Military Housing Crisis in NDAA 5. JCS Chairman Addresses Threats 6. D-Day 75th Anniversary at National WWII Memorial…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 24, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 24, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Storms the Hill to #AxeWidowsTax 2. VFW Attends Army Leadership Roundtable 3. Congress Advances Legislation to Fix the Kiddie Tax 4. House Passes Nine Veteran Bills 5. House Armed Services Hearing on Military Suicide 6. Senate Debates Legislation on Suicide Prevention and Women…