VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 14, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 14, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW Fall Legislative Conference 2. VFW National Commander Meets Top Leaders 3. VFW and VA Participate in Facebook Live Event on Suicide Prevention 4. Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall 5. TRICARE Issues Disaster Alert for Hurricane Florence 6. VA Receives Full Year Appropriations 7. North…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 7, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 7, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies in Support of Cemetery Improvements 2. VFW Attends Arlington Cemetery Update 3. VFW Against Weakening Military Lending Act 4. VA Nomination Hearings Held 5. Adaptive Grant Hearing Held 6. Suicide Prevention Month and Third Annual A Day to Change Direction 7. VA…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 31, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 31, 2018 In This Issue: Legislative Wrap Up Veterans Committees Pressure VA to Conduct Cannabis Research VA Awards $200M in Veteran Homelessness Assistance Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program to Expand Army to Screen 40,000 Homes for Lead Report Finds Veterans Improperly Denied MST-related PTSD Claims Explosive Souvenirs are Unsafe V-J…

VFW Remembers Sen. John McCain

VFW Remembers Sen. John McCain A life member of Arizona VFW Post 7401 WASHINGTON (August 26, 2018) — The 1.7 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliary are saluting the life of one of their own, U.S. Sen. John S. McCain III, who died yesterday evening after battling brain cancer.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly: August 24, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly August 24, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Report Finds Veterans Improperly Denied MST-related PTSD Claims 2. VFW Participates in Secretary of the Navy Retiree Council Meeting 3. New Security Clearance Guidelines Coming 4. Applications Open for 2019 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Report…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 17, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly August 17, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Historic Defense Bill Signed Into Law 2. Europe Fact-finding Trip 3. Forever GI Bill 1-year Anniversary 4. VFW’s National Veterans Service Hosts Annual Service Officer Training 5. VA Updates Skin Conditions Disability Rating 6. Army Credentialing Assistance Program 7. Combat Controller to Receive Medal…

Action Corps Weekly – August 20, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly August 10, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Korean & Cold War POW/MIA Families Meet 2. Purple Hearts Reunited 3. Apply Now for 2019 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship 4. TRICARE Webinar 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Korean & Cold War POW/MIA Families Meet: The VFW Washington Office joined…