VFW Disaster Assistance Tops $680,000

VFW Disaster Assistance Tops $680,000 VFW swiftly rose to assist service members and veterans affected by string of natural disasters KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 26, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that its VFW Unmet Needs program provided a total of $684,000 in disaster assistance grants to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 19, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly January 19, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Government Shutdown Looming  2. Senate Hearing on State of VA 3. House Holds Veteran Homelessness Hearing 4. Aurora Hospital Hearing 5. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service 6. VFW National Home for Children 7. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 12, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 12, 2018 In This Issue: 1. Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Care for Recently Discharged Veterans 2. We Need Your Feedback on Recent Accountability and GI Bill Changes 3. VFW Attends Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Roundtable 4. Hearing on Home Loan Churning 5. VA Revises Reimbursement Rules for…

VFW-Sport Clips Scholarship Program Tops $4 Million!

VFW-Sport Clips Scholarship Program Tops $4 Million! Program names 118 student veterans to share $550,000 this spring semester KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 9, 2018) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that its VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program has now awarded more than $4.1 million in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 5, 2018

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 5, 2018 January 5, 2018 In This Issue: 1. VFW Helps Lower TRICARE Select Copayments 2. VFW-SVA 2018 Student Veterans Fellowship Class 3. VFW Welcomes New Army Secretary 4. Veterans Legislation Roundup 5. National Veterans Day Poster Contest 6. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action…

VFW and SVA Announce 2018 Student Veteran Fellowship Class

VFW and SVA Announce 2018 Student Veteran Fellowship Class Legislative fellowship to bring 10 student veteran leaders to Washington WASHINGTON (January 5, 2017) — Ten Student Veterans of America (SVA) leaders have been selected to join more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) when they converge on Capitol…

VFW Advocacy Helps Lower New TRICARE Program Costs

VFW Advocacy Helps Lower New TRICARE Program Costs WASHINGTON (January 5, 2018) – The Defense Health Agency (DHA) this week lowered co-payments on its new TRICARE Select health benefit plan thanks entirely to the advocacy efforts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and other veteran, military and family service organizations. The…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 15, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 15, 2017 This is the last issue of the year. The next Action Corps Weekly will be on Jan. 5, 2018. In This Issue: 1. VFW Meets VA, USMC Leadership 2. VFW Testifies at Hearing on Changes to Pre-Discharge Claims Program 3. VFW Sets the Record Straight on Decision…