VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Awards National Youth Scholarship Winners Pennsylvania student takes home first place $30,000 scholarship WASHINGTON (March 5, 2019) – Last night the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. proudly presented $209,000 in scholarships and awards as it named the national winners of its annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 1, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly March 1, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voices to Congress 2. VFW National Awards to be Presented at Legislative Conference 3. Watch Legislative Conference Highlights Online 4. VA Announces Expedited Claims for Purple Heart Veterans at Oversight Hearing 5. Secretary Wilkie Testifies Before House Committee 6. Congressional…

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress Senate VA Committee Chairman Isakson to receive VFW’s top legislator award WASHINGTON (February 28, 2019) — 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…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 22, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 22, 2019 In This Issue: 1. New Appeals Process Launched This Week 2. VFW Launches Mobile App Ahead of 2019 Legislative Conference 3. DOD 2017 Spouse Survey Release v4. DOD to Begin Water Contamination Study 5. Bill to Increase Veterans in Infrastructure Introduced 6. Coast Guard to Build New Heavy…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 15, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 15, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA to Implement Appeals Modernization Act Next Week 2. Military Family Housing Horrors 3. Veterans Groups Say $103 Billion in Funding Needed for FY 2020 4. VFW Attends Secretary of the Army Roundtable 5. VA to Implement High Tech Training Program 6. VA to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 8, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 8, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW-Supported Bills Clear House 2. DPAA Annual Awards Ceremony 3. House Appropriations Hearing on Quality of Life in the Military 4. Senate Appropriations Hearing on Electronic Health Care Record Modernization 5. Tax Refund for Service in Sinai Peninsula 6. MIA Update Click here for…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 1, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 1, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VA Releases Plan to Implement New Community Care Program  2. VFW Blue Water Navy Vet Wins Federal Appeals Court Ruling 3. Record-setting Government Shutdown Ends 4. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. VA Releases Plan to Implement New Community Care Program:…