Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report

Prominent Veteran Service Organizations Urge Congress and VA to Act in Newly Released Report The Independent Budget lays out 11 critical issues, including COVID-19, toxic substance exposures, mental health, minority veterans, and more KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 2, 2021) – Leading veterans service organizations the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), and…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 18, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly December 18, 2020 *This is the last edition of the Action Corps Weekly of 2020. The next edition will be on Monday, January 11, 2021. We wish you a wonderful holiday season!* In This Issue: 1. Congress Listens and Keeps Agent Orange Provision in NDAA 2. Congress Passes Significant Veterans’ Legislation…

VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran’s Sexual Assault Allegation

VFW Demands SECVA Wilkie Resign Immediately in Light of Damning VA OIG Report in Response to a Veteran’s Sexual Assault Allegation A statement from B.J. Lawrence, Veterans of Foreign Wars Executive Director In light of reviewing yesterday’s damning Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (OIG) report, the Veterans of Foreign Wars has lost…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 11, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly December 11, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies Before House Subcommittee 2. House Holds Hearing on Toxic Exposures 3. President Signs Mental Health Care and Services Bill 4. HVAC Women Veterans Task Force Holds Roundtable 5. CHAMPVA to Cover Autism Treatment 6. TRICARE Open Season About to End 7. MIA…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 4, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly December 4, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Remembering Our Fallen at Pearl Harbor 2. NDAA to Add Agent Orange Conditions 3. VFW Testifies Before House Committee 4. Latest VFW Podcast Available 5. New DFAS Survivor SBP Newsletter 6. Women’s Health Transition Training Program 7. VA Hosts “Faith in the Holiday Season”…

Action Corps Weekly – November 25, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 25, 2020 This week’s issue is being delivered early in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday! In This Issue: 1. Mental Health Bill for Transitioning Service Members 2. Holiday Overseas Mail Deadlines Approaching 3. TRICARE Open Season 4. The Armed Services Blood Program 5. Need Help with Your VA Claim? 6.…

Action Corps Weekly – November 20, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 20, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Tell Congress to Stand Up for Vietnam Veterans 2. VA Cost-of-Living Adjustment for 2021 3. TRICARE Open Season 4. November is National Family Caregivers Month 5. Army Settles Court Case on Bad Conduct Discharges 6. Blood Donation Need Still Critical 7. MIA Update Download…