VFW Patriotic Youth Scholarship Contest Opens

VFW Patriotic Youth Scholarship Contest Opens Every year, students compete for their share of $3 million in scholarships and awards KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 19, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is now accepting entries for its 2018-19 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 16, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 16, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Public Comment Sought for Desert Storm Memorial Location 2. The VFW Testifies on VA’s Budget Request 3. Veterans Legislation Roundup 4. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Testifies on VA Budget Request 5. Vietnam Helicopter Memorial Dedication April 18 6. VA Expands GI Bill Reporting…

VFW Continues Support of Bataan Memorial Death March

VFW Continues Support of Bataan Memorial Death March The VFW’s presenting sponsorship helps ensure the sacrifice and story is never forgotten KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 13, 2018) –The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that for the eighth-consecutive year, it will be a presenting sponsor for the 29th annual Bataan…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 9, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 9, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress 2. VFW-SVA Legislative Fellows Push Priorities 3. VFW Women’s Advisory Committee in D.C. 4. Hearing on Proposed Changes to Arlington National Cemetery Eligibility 5. VFW Attends VA Caregiver Meeting  6. VFW Letter Urges Preservation of Educational Protections 7.…

VFW to Congress: ‘Repeal Sequestration Once and for All’

VFW to Congress: ‘Repeal Sequestration Once and for All’ Today’s testimony caps the 2018 VFW Legislative Conference WASHINGTON (March 7, 2018) – This morning, before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. delivered testimony focused on ending sequestration and improving the care, services and programs…

VFW Names Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Names Youth Scholarship Winners Maryland student takes 1st place $30,000 scholarship WASHINGTON (March 6, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the national winners of its 2017-18 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The winners were announced live during last night’s Parade of Winners…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 2, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 2, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress 2. State of VA Health Care Survey 3. VFW Meets with White House Chief of Staff 4. Frelinghuysen to Receive VFW Congressional Award 5. Legislative Conference to be Livestreamed 5. State of the Coast Guard 6.…

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress Ending sequestration, fixing VA tops VFW legislative agenda WASHINGTON (March 2, 2018) — More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary are arriving in the nation’s capital this weekend to urge their respective members of Congress to end sequestration and…