VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 3, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 3, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate 48-Hour Review Period for Claims 2. COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments and Small Business Assistance 3. COVID-19-Related Debt Assistance and Deadlines for Claims 4. Multiple VHA Facilities Inspected by OIG During Pandemic 5. VA Changing Rules for Electronic Sharing…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 27, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 27, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VA Making Adjustments to MISSION Act During COVID-19 Pandemic 2. Senate Passes Legislation to Expand Access to Tele-Hearings 3. Share Your Story 4. National Vietnam War Veterans Day to Be Honored Virtually 5. Retired VA Health Care Workers Are Called to Serve 6. U.S.…

VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership

VFW Opposes VA Decision to Eliminate Accredited Veterans Service Officers 48-Hour Review Period for Claims; Demands Answers from Leadership ‘Making this change in the midst of a national pandemic is extremely troublesome and is just the latest example of distrust and lack of confidence in our VA to make our veterans its number one priority’…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 13, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 13, 2020 1. Coronavirus Victim Visited Omaha VFW Post 2503 2. VFW Testifies on Education Benefits 3. VFW Testifies on VA Debt Collection Practices 4. Independent Budget Urges Proper Funding for VA 5. VFW Participates in Congressional Briefing to Discuss GWOT Memorial 6. VA Suspends GI Bill Use at Five…

Action Corps Weekly – March 6, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 6, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Commander-in-Chief Brings Veterans’ Voices to Congress 2. Concurrent Receipt Bill Introduced in the Senate 3. Legislation Introduced to Recognize Early Vietnam Veterans 4. Legislation Introduced to Modernize Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance 5. Strong Week for VFW Student Veteran Legislative Fellows 6. Health Record Delay…

VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners Nebraska high school senior takes home first place and a $30,000 scholarship WASHINGTON (March 2, 2020) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) tonight proudly presented more than $200,000 in scholarships and awards as it named the national winners of its 2020 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 28, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 28, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voices to Congress 2. VA Update on Caregivers and Agent Orange 3. Fisher House Foundation President Visits VFW to Discuss New Fisher House 4. Concurrent Receipt Bill Introduced in the House 5. Phase-Out of the SBP-DIC Offset Frequently Asked Questions…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 21, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 21, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Independent Budget Releases a Critical Issue Update 2. New Research on Challenges Faced by Minority Veterans 3. Some Military Treatment Facilities to Stop Serving Retirees and Military Families 4. Legislation Introduced to Study Cancer Among Fighter Pilots 5. New Research Project Honors the…