VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 16, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 16, 2018 In This Issue: 1. National Academies Link Hypertension, MGUS to Agent Orange Exposure 2. VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures 3. GI Bill Oversight Hearing Held 4. Hearing on VA’s Oversight of Contract Disability Examinations 5. Blue Water Navy Bill Continues to be Stalled…

VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures

VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures VFW, Legion national commanders demand immediate action WASHINGTON (November 14, 2018) — The national commanders of the nation’s two largest veterans organizations are demanding that Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie bring immediate attention to his nursing home program that currently has 70 percent…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 9, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 9, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Veterans Day in Washington 2. TRICARE Prime and Select Open Season 3. TRDP and FEDVIP Update 4. VA Launches New VA.GOV 5. Shop Amazon, Support the VFW Foundation 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Veterans Day in Washington: VFW National…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 2, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 2, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander to Visit Army’s National Training Center 2. VFW Continues to Assist with GI Bill Payment Problems 3. Make Sure Your Voice is Heard on Nov. 6 4. VA Prioritizing Pending Appeals for Victims of Recent Natural Disasters 5. Number of Homeless…

VFW National Commander to Visit Army’s National Training Center

VFW National Commander to Visit Army’s National Training Center WASHINGTON (November 1, 2018) — The national commander of America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans’ organization will be visiting the nation’s largest Army training facility in California next week. B.J. Lawrence, national commander of the 1.6 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States…

Annual BURGER KING® Fundraiser Set to Begin Nov. 1

Annual BURGER KING® Fundraiser Set to Begin Nov. 1 Franchises support America’s military families through the VFW’s Unmet Needs program KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 29, 2018) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is pleased to announce that for the twelfth consecutive year, participating BURGER KING® franchisees will be raising funds throughout the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 26, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly October 26, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Writes Op-ed on Lack of GI Bill Payments 2. VFW Meets with CEO of Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation 3. Washington Named Test Location for $10B VA Medical Records Project 4. TRICARE Prime and Select Open Season 5. Korea Update…