VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 11, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly October 11, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Host Facebook Live Event Today with VA 2. Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019 Now Law 3. VFW Visits Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors 4. TRICARE Drug Costs Increasing for 2020 5. VA, Partners Offer Flu Shot 6. MIA Update Download…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 27, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 27, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Army Proposes Arlington Eligibility Changes 2. VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction 3. VFW Participates in the PREVENTS Task Force 4. VFW Participates in Women Veteran Roundtable 5. Senate Calls for the Elimination of the Widow’s Tax 6. Senate Holds Hearing on Toxic…

VFW: VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction

VFW: VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction Seventh ‘Our Care’ survey reveals pulse of veterans WASHINGTON (September 27, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States this week released the results of its latest nationwide survey on the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system from the veterans’ point-of-view. Now in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 20, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 20, 2019 In This Issue: 1. National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2. VFW Testifies on Hearing to Review VA Debt Collection Process 3. VFW Testifies at Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs Subcommittee Hearing 4. WWP Renews VFW Service Officer Grant 5. 2020 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application is Open 6. National Defense…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 13, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 13, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Remembers 9/11 2. VFW Statement on New Southern Border Initiative 3. VFW Statement on Wolfe v. Wilkie 4. VFW Fall Legislative Conference 5. A Day to Change Direction 6. Senate Passes Veterans COLA and TSA Pre-Check Bills 7. Senate Confirms Deputy Secretary of…

VFW Statement on New Southern Border Initiative

VFW Statement on New Southern Border Initiative WASHINGTON (September 12, 2019) – The Department of Defense announced plans last week to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build or replace 175 miles of southern border fencing. The reprogramming of funds will significantly delay the start or completion of 127 military construction projects, half…

VFW Statement on Wolfe v. Wilkie

VFW Statement on Wolfe v. Wilkie WASHINGTON (September 12, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is applauding the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, who in a 2-1 decision Monday, correctly ruled for the plaintiffs in Wolfe v. Wilkie. The class action lawsuit was the result of the Department…