VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 12, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 12, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies on Economic Opportunity Legislation 2. Bataan/Corregidor Congressional Gold Medal Proposed 3. Legislation to Establish New Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions Introduced 4. Congressional Oversight of VA MISSION Act 5. VFW Members Visit President 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 5, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 5, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Ordered to Lift Hold on Blue Water Navy Appeals 2. VFW Testifies on Budget Request 3. Air Force and Marine Corps Still Recovering from Hurricanes 4. First Female Fighter Pilot Nominated for Second Star 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version. …

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 29, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 29, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle 2. Overcoming War Legacies – The Road to Reconciliation 3. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget for Veterans’ Programs 4. DOD Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Budget Request 5. Bill Introduced to Stop Veterans from Being Punished…

VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle

VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle VFW member’s lawsuit made it happen WASHINGTON (March 27, 2019) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie for saying during congressional testimony yesterday that he would recommend the Justice Department not contest a recent federal court…

Nation’s Top Teachers Selected for VFW Award

Nation’s Top Teachers Selected for VFW Award The three recipients will accept their awards at the VFW’s annual convention in July KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the top three teachers selected in its 2019 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 22, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 22, 2019 In This Issue: 1. House Introduces Bill to Expedite VA Leases 2. Military Sexual Assault Task Force 3. Air Force General Tapped for Top NATO Position 4. Share Your GI Bill Video Stories 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. House Introduces Bill to Expedite…

VFW’s Annual Youth Scholarship Competition Opens

VFW’s Annual Youth Scholarship Competition Opens Every year, students compete for their share of $3 million in scholarships and awards KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 22, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is now accepting entries for its 2019-20 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just…