VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 3, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 3, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Tell Congress to End the Widow’s Tax and Kiddie Tax Now 2. VFW Testifies on Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 3. VFW Testifies on Medicinal Cannabis Research 4. VFW Testifies on VA’s Budget Request 5. Outdoor Recreation Therapy for Veterans Act Introduced 6.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 26, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 26, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Joint Hearing on Student Veteran Protections 2. AMA Video from Board of Veterans’ Appeals 3. New JCS Vice Chairman Nominated 4. VA Provides Adoption, IVF 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Joint Hearing on Student Veteran Protections: This week, the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 12, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 12, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies on Economic Opportunity Legislation 2. Bataan/Corregidor Congressional Gold Medal Proposed 3. Legislation to Establish New Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions Introduced 4. Congressional Oversight of VA MISSION Act 5. VFW Members Visit President 6. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 5, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 5, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Ordered to Lift Hold on Blue Water Navy Appeals 2. VFW Testifies on Budget Request 3. Air Force and Marine Corps Still Recovering from Hurricanes 4. First Female Fighter Pilot Nominated for Second Star 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version. …

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 29, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 29, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle 2. Overcoming War Legacies – The Road to Reconciliation 3. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget for Veterans’ Programs 4. DOD Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Budget Request 5. Bill Introduced to Stop Veterans from Being Punished…

VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle

VA Recommends Dropping Blue Water Navy Legal Battle VFW member’s lawsuit made it happen WASHINGTON (March 27, 2019) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie for saying during congressional testimony yesterday that he would recommend the Justice Department not contest a recent federal court…

Nation’s Top Teachers Selected for VFW Award

Nation’s Top Teachers Selected for VFW Award The three recipients will accept their awards at the VFW’s annual convention in July KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the top three teachers selected in its 2019 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award…