VFW Remembers President George H.W. Bush

VFW Remembers President George H.W. Bush 41st President was last of eight to earn the title of VFW member WASHINGTON (December 1, 2018) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is mourning the passing of one of their own, former President George H.W. Bush, who died last night at his home in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 30, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 30, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Blue Water Navy Bill Continues to be Stalled in the Senate 2. VA Responsibility for Making Student Veterans Whole 3. VFW Testifies on How VA Implements New Policy Initiatives 4. US-Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs  5. Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf…

Action Corps Weekly – November 21, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 21, 2018 This week’s issue is being delivered early in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In This Issue: 1. Korean War Remains Uncovered Inside DMZ 2. Military Recruiting Drops 7 Percent 3. November is National Family Caregiver Month 4. TRICARE Prime and Select Open Season 5. TRDP and FEDVIP Update…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 16, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 16, 2018 In This Issue: 1. National Academies Link Hypertension, MGUS to Agent Orange Exposure 2. VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures 3. GI Bill Oversight Hearing Held 4. Hearing on VA’s Oversight of Contract Disability Examinations 5. Blue Water Navy Bill Continues to be Stalled…

VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures

VA Rates 70 Percent of its Nursing Homes as Failures VFW, Legion national commanders demand immediate action WASHINGTON (November 14, 2018) — The national commanders of the nation’s two largest veterans organizations are demanding that Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie bring immediate attention to his nursing home program that currently has 70 percent…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 9, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 9, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Veterans Day in Washington 2. TRICARE Prime and Select Open Season 3. TRDP and FEDVIP Update 4. VA Launches New VA.GOV 5. Shop Amazon, Support the VFW Foundation 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Veterans Day in Washington: VFW National…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 2, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly November 2, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander to Visit Army’s National Training Center 2. VFW Continues to Assist with GI Bill Payment Problems 3. Make Sure Your Voice is Heard on Nov. 6 4. VA Prioritizing Pending Appeals for Victims of Recent Natural Disasters 5. Number of Homeless…