VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 18, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – VFW – August 18, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW on Charlottesville 2. GI Bill Improvements Become Law 3. President Signs Choice Program, Employment Bill 4. TRICARE Fee Increase 5. Pharmacy Automatic Refill Changes 6. VA to Staff White House VA Hotline with Veterans 7. VA Women Veterans Summit 8.…

Forever GI Bill now Law

Forever GI Bill now Law VFW offering support to defunct law school student veterans WASHINGTON (Aug. 16, 2017) – The nearly 1.7 million members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary is applauding President Trump for signing into law today the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 11, 2017

  VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 11, 2017 In This Issue: 1. SECDEF on North Korea 2. Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization 3. California National Guard Bonus Update 4. Take the Arlington National Cemetery Survey 5. Flu Shots Start Tuesday 6. MIA Update  Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps Weekly. 1.…

VFW Awards Nearly $500,000 in Veteran Scholarships

VFW Awards Nearly $500,000 in Veteran Scholarships More than 100 student veterans to receive scholarships this fall KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 9, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans organization, is proud to announce 107 student veterans have been named recipients of a VFW “Sport…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 4, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 4, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Forever GI Bill Heads to President’s Desk 2. Funding Agreement for Choice Program and VA Heads to President 3. Senate Advances Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization 4. Senate Passes Ban on Private Sale of Military-issued Purple Heart Medals 5. WWII Veterans to Receive…

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.…