VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 1, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 1, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Releases Plan to Implement New Community Care Program  2. VFW Blue Water Navy Vet Wins Federal Appeals Court Ruling 3. Record-setting Government Shutdown Ends 4. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. VA Releases Plan to Implement New Community Care Program:…

VFW National Commander Heading to Eastern Europe

VFW National Commander Heading to Eastern Europe ‘Listening to the troops where they train and deploy makes us better advocates’ WASHINGTON (February 1, 2019) — The national commander of America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans’ organization heads overseas this weekend to embed with members of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team from Fort Riley,…

VFW Blue Water Navy Vet Wins Federal Appeals Court Ruling

VFW Blue Water Navy Vet Wins Federal Appeals Court Ruling Court of law now joins court of public opinion WASHINGTON (January 30, 2019) — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a decade-old ruling yesterday that potentially paves the way for the return of earned disability benefits for some 90,000 so-called Blue…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 25, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly January 25, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Presents the Independent Budget to Congress 2. Expanding Military, National and Public Service Opportunities 3. VA Secretary Holds Virtual Town Hall 4. Concurrent Receipt Legislation Reintroduced 5. Repeal of SBP/DIC Offset Reintroduced 6. VA Wait Times Improve, Equal to or Better Than Private…