VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 23, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 23, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act Becomes Law 2. VFW Praised at MIA Family Conference 3. VFW Testifies on the President’s Budget 4. GI Bill Tracking Roundtable 5. DHA Executive Council Meeting 6. Joint Chiefs Chairman Shares Concerns 7. VA Announces Building Disposal 8.…

VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act Becomes Law

VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act Becomes Law VFW National Commander says ‘Let the healing begin’ WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting President Trump for signing into law today the VFW-championed Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 16, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 16, 2017 In this Issue: 1. VA Secretary Now Supports Dropping IU Cut 2. VFW Testifies on the President’s Budget 3. VFW Testifies Before Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee 4. Veterans Legislation Passes the House 5. Senate Holds Veteran Caregiver Hearing 6. Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services…

VFW Continues Opposition to Individual Unemployability Cuts

VFW Continues Opposition to Individual Unemployability Cuts VA Secretary now supports dropping IU cut KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 15, 2017) – Yesterday, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. testified in strong opposition to a provision of President Trump’s budget proposal, which would cut…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 9, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 9, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW Launches Action Alert Opposing Veteran Benefit Cuts 2. VFW Testifies at Senate Choice Program Hearing 3. VFW Attends Arlington National Cemetery Roundtable 4. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hosts PTSD Hearing 5. Army VSO/MSO Roundtable 6. Reserve Forces Policy Board 7. VFW Briefed on VA’s New…

Congress Must Protect Service Members and Veterans

Congress Must Protect Service Members and Veterans VFW lauds Chairman Hensarling for Commitment to Protect Veterans WASHINGTON (June 7, 2017) – The U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to vote on H.R. 10, Financial CHOICE Act of 2017. If enacted the bill would reconstitute the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as a civil enforcement agency.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 2, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 2, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW Continues Opposition to Proposed Cuts to IU 2. VA in Critical Condition but Improving 3. White House Hotline Opens 4. VFW Discusses Veteran Homelessness 5. NRAEF, VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair 6. Defense Health Agency Working Group 7. Battle of Midway…

NRAEF, VFW Team Up to Host Second Annual Hospitality Career Connection

NRAEF, VFW Team Up to Host Second Annual Hospitality Career Connection Military-exclusive virtual event will connect participants with top industry employers KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 1, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) are teaming up to help service members, veterans and their spouses…