VFW Concerned With VA MISSION Act Implementation

VFW Concerned With VA MISSION Act Implementation Congressional testimony reveals VA ignored vital input from veterans’ service organization community WASHINGTON (March 6, 2019) – This morning, during testimony before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. called for full congressional oversight over the implementation of…

VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners Pennsylvania student takes home first place $30,000 scholarship WASHINGTON (March 5, 2019) – Last night the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. proudly presented $209,000 in scholarships and awards as it named the national winners of its annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 1, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 1, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voices to Congress 2. VFW National Awards to be Presented at Legislative Conference 3. Watch Legislative Conference Highlights Online 4. VA Announces Expedited Claims for Purple Heart Veterans at Oversight Hearing 5. Secretary Wilkie Testifies Before House Committee 6. Congressional…

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress Senate VA Committee Chairman Isakson to receive VFW’s top legislator award WASHINGTON (February 28, 2019) — More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary are arriving in the nation’s capital this weekend to urge their respective members of Congress to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 22, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 22, 2019 In This Issue: 1. New Appeals Process Launched This Week 2. VFW Launches Mobile App Ahead of 2019 Legislative Conference 3. DOD 2017 Spouse Survey Release v4. DOD to Begin Water Contamination Study 5. Bill to Increase Veterans in Infrastructure Introduced 6. Coast Guard to Build New Heavy…