VFW Applauds Unanimous Senate Passage of Forever GI Bill

VFW Applauds Unanimous Senate Passage of Forever GI Bill The bill now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 2, 2017) – Today, in a true display of patriotic bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to pass S. 1589, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of…

Veterans Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bill Implementing House-Senate Agreement to Continue Funding Choice Program and Invest in VA Health Care

Veterans Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bill Implementing House-Senate Agreement to Continue Funding Choice Program and Invest in VA Health Care Joint Statement from The American Legion, AMVETS, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), Veterans of Foreign…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 28, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 28, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW Elects New National Leadership 2. Funding Agreement Reached for Choice Program and VA 3. VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill 4. Veterans Legislation Roundup 5. VFW Participates in Congressional Opioid Roundtable 6. VFW Hosts Panel Discussion on Women Veterans 7.…

VFW Appoints New Adjutant General

VFW Appoints New Adjutant General Brian Duffy becomes first Desert Storm veteran to hold CEO position  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 27, 2017) — Brian Duffy was appointed adjutant general of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. yesterday at the 118th VFW National Convention in New Orleans, La. His appointment comes immediately following a…

Vietnam Veteran Elected VFW National Commander

Ending sequestration will remain a top priority under new leadership KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 26, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 118th National Convention today with the election of Keith Harman of Delphos, Ohio, as its new national commander. Harman served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969, including…

National Officers Assume Positions for 2017-2018

National Officers Assume Positions for 2017-2018 NEW ORLEANS – July 26, 2017 – Dee Guillory of Gloucester, Va., was elected National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 104th National Convention in New Orleans, La., today (July 26). A Life Member of Wilkins-Edwards Auxiliary 176, she joined…

VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill

VFW Lauds Unanimous House Passage of Forever GI Bill Senate now needs to swiftly pass education improvements NEW ORLEANS (July 25, 2017) — The U.S. House of Representatives last night showed unquestionable, bipartisan commitment to America’s student veterans by voting 405-0 to pass H.R 3218, the #ForeverGIBill. “The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States salutes the House for their…

VFW Auxiliary To Receive VFW Commander-in-Chief

VFW Auxiliary To Receive VFW Commander-in-Chief NEW ORLEANS – July 25, 2017 – Today marks the last time that Brian Duffy will address the VFW Auxiliary as VFW Commander-in-Chief. He will be escorted down the Aisle of Honor and then address the VFW Auxiliary delegation. Duffy served in the U.S. Air Force as a jet engine…