VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 15, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 15, 2017 This is the last issue of the year. The next Action Corps Weekly will be on Jan. 5, 2018. In This Issue: 1. VFW Meets VA, USMC Leadership 2. VFW Testifies at Hearing on Changes to Pre-Discharge Claims Program 3. VFW Sets the Record Straight on Decision…

Missouri VFW Post Wins $20,000 USAA Giveaway

Missouri VFW Post Wins $20,000 USAA Giveaway ‘We do a lot here for the community and we can certainly put the money to good work’  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 14, 2017) —  Yesterday evening, USAA representatives and local VFW leaders gathered with members of the St. Francois County community to announce VFW Post 2426 in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 8, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 8, 2017 In This Issue: 1. National Pearl Harbor Day 2. VFW Supports Bipartisan Community Care Bill 3. VFW Delivers Petition Urging Congress to Expand VA Caregiver Program 4. VFW Visits Offutt AFB 5. Applications for New Veterans ID Delayed 6. House Passes Accountability Bill 7. TRICARE Webinar 8.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 1, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 1, 2017 In This Issue: 1. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Passes Community Care Bill 2. Congressman Introduces Bill to Privatize VA 3. Millions Unaware of New TRICARE Costs 4. VFW and American Legion Send Budget Letter to Congress 5. Senate Field Hearing on the State of VA Services…

VFW Releases Survey Results on TRICARE Program Changes

VFW Releases Survey Results on TRICARE Program Changes DOD failing to adequately communicate to millions of beneficiaries WASHINGTON (November 29, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is releasing the results of a TRICARE survey that focused on the changes to the military health care program as mandated by the fiscal…

VFW Opposes New VA Privatization Attempt

VFW Opposes New VA Privatization Attempt Congressman’s proposal breaks nation’s promise to veterans   WASHINGTON (November 27, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is absolutely opposed to the latest congressional attempt to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs. The “fix,” as introduced last week by Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), “throws…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 22, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 22, 2017 This week’s issue is being delivered early in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In This Issue: 1. Latest VA Fix Isn’t 2. NDAA Update 3. Recent GI Bill Changes 4. VA Women Veterans Summit Webinars 5. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps…