VFW Helps Wreathes Across America Move Closer to 2016 Goal

VFW Helps Wreathes Across America Move Closer to 2016 Goal ‘The VFW is all about recognition and remembrance’ WASHINGTON (December 3, 2016) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States today helped Wreathes Across America to reach its 2016 goal of placing Christmas and holiday wreathes at 245,000 veteran grave sites at Arlington…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 2, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – December 2, 2016 In This Issue: Mattis Picked as New Defense Secretary Pentagon VSO/MSO Roundtable Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act Roundtable Defense Bill Update Congress Advances Veterans Bills House Passes Gold Medal Bill for Filipino WWII Veterans CVS Out, Walgreens In Remembering Pearl Harbor MIA Update Mattis Picked as…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 23, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 23, 2016 In This Issue: VFW Joins Give an Hour on SiriusXM Radio Air Force Announces New Top Enlisted Advisor Overseas Military Shipping Deadlines Near MyVA311 MIA Update VFW Joins Give an Hour on SiriusXM Radio: On Monday, VFW National Commander Brian Duffy joined with Dr. Jill Biden, wife…

VFW Welcomes a New Foundation Administrator

VFW Welcomes a New Foundation Administrator Richard Potter brings a wealth of experience in corporate relations KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 21, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is pleased to announce Richard M. Potter has been selected as the new administrator of the VFW Foundation at the organization’s national headquarters in…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 18, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 18, 2016 In This Issue: Changing Directions Congress Advances Veterans’ Bills White House Hosts Veteran Homelessness Summit TRICARE Publications Update MIA Update Changing Directions: Army Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc met with VFW National Commander Brian Duffy at the VFW Washington Office on Wednesday to discuss ongoing efforts to change…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 10, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 10, 2016 In This Issue: National Commander Duffy Lays out Expectations Veterans Day in Washington VFW on the Mall MyVA Transformation Process Extension of Presumptive Period for Gulf War Illness VA and Social Security Partner for Faster Service America Voted MIA Update National Commander Duffy Lays out Expectations: Today,…

VFW Unmet Needs Program Tops $6 Million in Aid

VFW Unmet Needs Program Tops $6 Million in Aid Program succeeds in meeting the ‘Unmet Needs’ of military families KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 4, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that its Unmet Needs program has now exceeded $6 million in financial assistance grants that have so…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 4, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 4, 2016 In This Issue: Still Time to Vote Absentee in General Election Veterans Day in Washington Vietnam Era Health Study National Family Caregivers Month VA Center for Women Veterans Meeting Nominate a Hero Shop Amazon, Support the VFW Foundation MIA Update Still Time to Vote Absentee in General…