VFW Demands Answers from White House, VA for Delayed Decision on Additional Agent Orange Diseases

VFW Demands Answers from White House, VA for Delayed Decision on Additional Agent Orange Diseases ‘The health and welfare of our nation’s veterans should, and must, be our number one priority’ WASHINGTON (October 23, 2019) – Military Times today reported that White House officials, including Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, are responsible…

Action Corps Weekly – October 18, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly October 18, 2019 In This Issue: 1. House Passes Legislation to Expand the Veterans Legacy Program 2. Veteran Bills Advanced for House Vote 3. VFW Visits Defense Health Agency 4. VA Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 5. Defense Health Agency Realignment of TRICARE 6. TRICARE Open Season (Update) 7.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 11, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly October 11, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Host Facebook Live Event Today with VA 2. Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019 Now Law 3. VFW Visits Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors 4. TRICARE Drug Costs Increasing for 2020 5. VA, Partners Offer Flu Shot 6. MIA Update Download…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 27, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 27, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Army Proposes Arlington Eligibility Changes 2. VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction 3. VFW Participates in the PREVENTS Task Force 4. VFW Participates in Women Veteran Roundtable 5. Senate Calls for the Elimination of the Widow’s Tax 6. Senate Holds Hearing on Toxic…

VFW: VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction

VFW: VA Health Care Trending in Right Direction Seventh ‘Our Care’ survey reveals pulse of veterans WASHINGTON (September 27, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States this week released the results of its latest nationwide survey on the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system from the veterans’ point-of-view. Now in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 20, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly September 20, 2019 In This Issue: 1. National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2. VFW Testifies on Hearing to Review VA Debt Collection Process 3. VFW Testifies at Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs Subcommittee Hearing 4. WWP Renews VFW Service Officer Grant 5. 2020 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Application is Open 6. National Defense…