President Releases 2018 Budget Request: VFW against penalizing disabled veterans to pay for VA improvements

President Releases 2018 Budget Request VFW against penalizing disabled veterans to pay for VA improvements WASHINGTON (May 24, 2017) – The president’s federal spending plan for fiscal year 2018 adds more troops, aircraft, ships and ammunition to the military services. At the Department of Veterans Affairs, the budget provides for a number of program enhancements,…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 19, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 19, 2017 May 19, 2017 In This Issue: 1. Supreme Court Decision in Military Divorce Settlements 2. Senate Introduces VFW-Supported VA Health Care Bill 3. VFW Testifies before Senate VA Committee 4. GI Bill Education Roundtable 5. VAOIG Evaluates VA Suicide Prevention Programs 6. GAO Releases Report on Misconduct…

Yuengling’s Lagers for Heroes Campaign to Support VFW

Yuengling’s Lagers for Heroes Campaign to Support VFW ‘Generations of our family served, which reminds us today of the value and support VFW brings to our nation’s heroes’ Pottsville, Pa. (May 15, 2017) – D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is pleased to announce it will enter its second year of support of the Veterans of…

VFW Names National Teacher Award Winners

VFW Names National Teacher Award Winners Recipients to be honored during 118th VFW National Convention in July KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 12, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its selection of three teachers in its 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Each year, one…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 12, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 12, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act 2. Caregivers Program Review Extended 3. Senate Appropriations Hearing on Choice 4. Senate Confirms New Air Force Secretary 5. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps Weekly. 1. VFW Supports New VA…

VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act

VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act ‘Maintaining status quo doesn’t work for those who have borne the battle’ WASHINGTON (May 11, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee leadership for reaching a bipartisan deal today that…