VFW Names Scout of the Year Winners

VFW Names Scout of the Year Winners Mississippi Boy Scout takes top national prize of $5,000   KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 17, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2017 – 2018 Scout of the Year scholarship competition. Enacted…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 13, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 13, 2018 In This Issue: 1. GI Bill Changes Are Coming 2. Tax Glitch Affects Veterans 3. Physical Disability Board of Review 4. DOD Personnel Assist in Thai Cave Rescue 5. VFW Convention to Host Women Vets Information Fair 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. GI…

VFW Action Corps Weekly

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 6, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Help Prevent TRICARE Fee Increases 2. Defense Health Agency Transition 3. VFW Convention to Host Women Veterans Information Fair 4. The VFW Needs YOU 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Help Prevent TRICARE Fee Increases: Congress recently increased TRICARE costs…

VFW National Commander Statement

VFW National Commander Statement WASHINGTON (July 3, 2018) — “An article in yesterday’s Connecticut Record-Journal depicted an individual, who last night resigned from a leadership position at a VFW Post in Wallingford, as a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan who continues to make disparaging comments via social media. The article also suggests that…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 29, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 29, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Blue Water Navy Veterans Closer to Receiving Benefits 2. Senate Holds Hearing on Wilkie Nomination 3. Financial Readiness 4. Kentuckian Receives Medal of Honor  5. Employment Hearing 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Blue Water Navy Veterans Closer to Receiving…

Snap-on Joins New VFW Employment Pilot Program

Snap-on Joins New VFW Employment Pilot Program Transitioning service members have skill sets but not tool sets KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 28, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that Snap-on has joined in the launch of a new VFW Veteran Employment Tools (VET) pilot program to provide…

BK® Franchisees Spend July Supporting the VFW

BK® Franchisees Spend July Supporting the VFW Donations raised during July support the VFW’s Unmet Needs program KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 26, 2018) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchisees are set to kick off their summer fundraiser to benefit the VFW’s Unmet Needs…

VFW Action Corps – June 22, 2018

VFW Action Corps – June 22, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Desert Storm Memorial Site Picked 2. DHA Executive Council Meeting 3. Senate Defense Authorization Bill Would Increase TRICARE Fees 4. Hearing on VA Staffing Shortages 5. Hearing on Military Health System Reform 6. VA Releases Report on Veteran Suicides  7. DHA PTSD Care Webinar…