VFW STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF VA

VFW STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF VA WASHINGTON (February 20, 2018) — “The news media over the past week has reported on the disingenuous actions of a few political appointees in Washington who are attempting to undermine the support and confidence of America’s veterans in their Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as in the…

Leading veterans groups commend President’s VA budget submission

Leading veterans groups commend President’s VA budget submission Critical boosts for health care, construction and IT funding highlighted WASHINGTON (February 16, 2018) — The nation’s top three veterans service organization have released their latest edition of The Independent Budget to coincide with the Administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget recommendation for the Department of Veterans Affairs.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 16, 2018

Action Corps Weekly – February 16, 2018 In This Issue: 1. House Holds Hearing on VA Budget Proposal 2. HillVets Recognizes VFW Members 3. DOD Releases New Retention Policy 4. Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing 5. Operation Homecoming 6. Ginnie Mae Penalizes Nine Lenders for Targeting Veterans 7. VA to Host Women Veteran Athletes for…

VFW to Discuss Veterans’ Issues With Congress

VFW to Discuss Veterans’ Issues With Congress Annual VFW Legislative Conference runs March 4-7 WASHINGTON (February 15, 2018) – More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. will take to the nation’s capital the first week of March to advocate on behalf of America’s nearly 25 million veterans and military…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 9, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 9, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW Praises Two-Year Sequestration Alleviating Budget Deal 2. VFW Meets with DHA Director 3. House Hearing on VA Caregiver Program 4. VFW Endorses Veterans Financial Protection Legislation 5. VFW-Supported Bill to Improve TAP Introduced 6. TRICARE Webinar 7. DOD Releases Service Academy Report…

VFW Applauds Two-Year Budget Deal

VFW Applauds Two-Year Budget Deal Eliminating sequestration still a job left undone WASHINGTON (February 9, 2018) — Early this morning Congress voted to keep the government open for six more weeks as it works out a two-year budget deal that increases sequestration-levied spending caps for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. The good news is the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 2, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 2, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW Participates in Military to Civilian Transition Roundtable 2. House Hearing on Appeals Modernization 3. TRICARE Retiree Dental Plan Ending 4. VFW-Supported Veteran Debt Fairness Act Introduced 5. VA Resumes Applications for New Veterans ID Card 6. VA to Celebrate African American History…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 26, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly January 26, 2018 In This Issue: 1. TRICARE Pharmacy Copays Increasing 2. DOD-VA Release Discharge Upgrade Tool 3. TRICARE Establishes Philippine Provider Network 4. VFW Talks Toxic Exposures on CBS Radio 5. Home Loan Refinance Protections 6. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps Weekly.  1. TRICARE…