VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 4, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 4, 2019 January 4, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW-SVA 2019 Legislative Fellowship Class 2. VFW 2019 Priority Goals  3. Veterans in 116th Congress  4. 2019 Military Pay Rates Released 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. VFW-SVA 2019 Legislative Fellowship Class: The VFW and Student…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 21, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly December 21, 2018 This is the last edition of the Action Corps Weekly for 2018. The next edition will be on Jan. 4, 2019. In This Issue: 1. Secretary of Defense Resigns 2. Utah Senator Stops Blue Water Navy Bill  3. Blue Water Navy Bill Press Conference 4. End of 115th…

Utah Senator Stops Blue Water Navy Bill

Utah Senator Stops Blue Water Navy Bill VFW says ‘We don’t need more sick veterans to prove sufficient evidence’ WASHINGTON (December 19, 2018) — The objection by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) to passing H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, by unanimous consent today on the Senate floor has effectively doomed…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 14, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly December 14, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Blue Water Navy Bill Update  2. House Passes Veterans Minibus 3. House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Examines VA Appeals Reform  4. DHA Executive Council Meeting 5. TRICARE and FEDVIP Open Season Extended 6. VA to Develop New Patient Safety Innovations 7. Another New Study…