Omnibus Bill Omits VA Program Improvements

Omnibus Bill Omits VA Program Improvements WASHINGTON (March 23, 2018) — Congressional leaders reached a deal Wednesday to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2018, but the $1.3 trillion omnibus package omitted many improvements that the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. had sought for the Department of…

VFW Announces Top National Teachers

VFW Announces Top National Teachers Three recipients to receive their awards at 119th VFW National Convention in July KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 22, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to name the top three teachers in its 2018 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Each year, the…

VFW Patriotic Youth Scholarship Contest Opens

VFW Patriotic Youth Scholarship Contest Opens Every year, students compete for their share of $3 million in scholarships and awards KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 19, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is now accepting entries for its 2018-19 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 16, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 16, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Public Comment Sought for Desert Storm Memorial Location 2. The VFW Testifies on VA’s Budget Request 3. Veterans Legislation Roundup 4. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Testifies on VA Budget Request 5. Vietnam Helicopter Memorial Dedication April 18 6. VA Expands GI Bill Reporting…

VFW Continues Support of Bataan Memorial Death March

VFW Continues Support of Bataan Memorial Death March The VFW’s presenting sponsorship helps ensure the sacrifice and story is never forgotten KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 13, 2018) –The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that for the eighth-consecutive year, it will be a presenting sponsor for the 29th annual Bataan…