VFW Unmet Needs Program Tops $2 Million

VFW Unmet Needs Program Tops $2 Million Almost 900 families helped over past year KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 12, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its Unmet Needs program set a new record by awarding more than $2 million in financial assistance grants to nearly 900 military…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 8, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 8, 2017 In This Issue: 1. September Marks Suicide Prevention Month 2. VFW Clarifies New VA Decision-Ready Claims Initiative 3. VFW Participates in 2017 Warrior Integration Symposium 4. VFW Attends Monthly Women Veterans Meeting 5. TRICARE Fee Increase 6. Disaster Resources 7. DOD Announces New DPAA Director 8. MIA…

Action Corps Weekly – September 1, 2017

Action Corps Weekly – September 1, 2017 In This Issue: 1. Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on VA Facilities 2. Harvey’s Impact on Vet Centers 3. VA Activates Pharmacy Disaster Relief Plan 4. Help VFW Help Others 5. V-J Day Commemoration 6. TRICARE Changes 7. Military Spouse Hiring Preference Expanded 8. Houston Hosts Women Veterans Summit 9.…

VFW Offers Hurricane Harvey Support

VFW Offers Hurricane Harvey Support Text “NEEDS” to 27722 to show your support! KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 28, 2017) – As the devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey continues in Texas and Louisiana, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. stands ready to help affected service members, veterans and their families. While the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 25, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 25, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VA Appeals Reform Becomes Law 2. President Approves GWOT Memorial 3. Europe Fact-Finding Trip 4. VA Hosts Online Discussion for Benefits 5. V-J Day Commemoration 6. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps Weekly.   1. VA Appeals Reform…

VA Appeals Reform Now Law

VA APPEALS REFORM NOW LAW VFW proud of united Congress and White House WASHINGTON (Aug. 23, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting President Trump for signing into law today the VFW-supported Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. “Today’s signing is the culmination of more than a…

PRESIDENT APPROVES NEW GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM MEMORIAL

PRESIDENT APPROVES NEW GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM MEMORIAL VFW members are driving force behind its creation WASHINGTON (Aug. 21, 2017) — The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting President Trump for signing the VFW-supported Global War on Terrorism Memorial Act into law late Friday. The signing now…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 18, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – VFW – August 18, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW on Charlottesville 2. GI Bill Improvements Become Law 3. President Signs Choice Program, Employment Bill 4. TRICARE Fee Increase 5. Pharmacy Automatic Refill Changes 6. VA to Staff White House VA Hotline with Veterans 7. VA Women Veterans Summit 8.…