VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 17, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – VFW February 17, 2017In This Issue: 1. Senate Confirms Shulkin 2. Hearing on VA Disability Claims Process 3. Army VSO/MSO Roundtable 4. DOD Military Family Readiness Council 5. GI Bill Panel at NASAA Conference 6. Online Exchange Shopping to Open to Veterans 7. Legislation Clears the House 8. MIA Update…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 10, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 10, 2017 In This Issue: 1. Assessing the VA IT Landscape 2. House Veterans Affairs Roundtable 3. VSOs Release Independent Budget 4. Military Struggling With Budget Instability 5. Pentagon RIF Meeting 6. VA Nominee Gets Closer to Confirmation 7. Women’s History Month Art Exhibits 8. MIA Update Download a…

VFW Names 2017 Spring Scholarship Recipients

VFW Names 2017 Spring Scholarship Recipients More than $600,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 135 student veterans KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 6, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the selection of 135 student veterans as VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” recipients for the 2017…

VFW Hosts New #ExploreVA Live Chat on Facebook

VFW Hosts New #ExploreVA Live Chat on Facebook Ask questions directly with VA education and employment benefits experts KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 3, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is once again teaming up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a Facebook chat, this time to provide veterans…

VFW’s Action Corps Weekly – February 3, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly February 3, 2017 In This Issue: 1. Vets Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing 2. Army Reserve VSO/MSO Roundtable 3. New Blended Retirement Training 4. DOD Increases Discharge and Records Review Outreach 5. Iraqi Translators Now Welcome 6. Veterans Day Poster Contest 7. DeCA Announces Private Labels 8. MIA Update View a printable…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 27, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 27, 2017  In This Issue: 1. Federal Hiring Freeze Update 2. Three Veterans Tapped for Service Secretaries 3. VA to Begin Fertility Counseling and Treatment 4. Pentagon Changes RIF Evaluations 1. Federal Hiring Freeze Update: On Monday, President Trump initiated a 90-day federal hiring freeze until the Office of…

VFW Responds to Tornado-Ravaged Mississippi Community

VFW Responds to Tornado-Ravaged Mississippi Community KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 27, 2017) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a pillar in every community across the nation, especially in times of need. VFW Post 3036 in Hattiesburg, Miss., is proving that point after a tornado ripped through eight Mississippi counties last…