VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 3, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – March 3, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress 2. IB Coauthors Release FY 2018 Budget Recommendations 3. In Memory Program Deadline Today 4. Marine Reunion Web Page 5. MIA Update Download a PDF version of this week’s Action Corps Weekly. 1. VFW National Commander Testifies…

Independent Budget Releases FY 2018 Report: VFW, DAV and PVA Recommend an 8.3-Percent Increase for Veterans Medical Care Funding

Independent Budget Releases FY 2018 Report VFW, DAV and PVA Recommend an 8.3-Percent Increase for Veterans Medical Care Funding WASHINGTON (March 3, 2017) — The three Independent Budget co-authors are recommending an 8.3-percent increase in veterans medical care funding. In their fiscal year 2018 budget recommendation report for the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans…

VFW Testifies: ‘Congress Must End Sequestration!’

VFW Testifies: ‘Congress Must End Sequestration!’ National commander’s testimony caps VFW Legislative Conference WASHINGTON (March 1, 2017) — This afternoon, before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs’ Committees, Brian Duffy, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. delivered testimony focused on fixing the VA and ending sequestration.…

VFW Announces Top Youth Scholarship Winners

VFW Announces Top Youth Scholarship Winners Angels Camp, Calif., student awarded top $30,000 scholarship prize KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 28, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary proudly announced the national winners of its annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions, live during last night’s 2017 VFW…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 24, 2017

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 24, 2017 February 24, 2017 In This Issue: 1. VFW Legislative Conference to Begin 2. Military Health System Working Group 3. Meeting the Needs of Female Veterans 4. General Dunford Talks Security 5. VA to Host Summit for Women Veterans 6. Women’s History Month Art Exhibits 7. MIA Update…

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress Fixing the VA, ending sequestration tops VFW legislative agenda WASHINGTON (February 24, 2017) — More than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. are arriving in the nation’s capital this weekend to urge their members of Congress to continue transforming the Department of Veterans…

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress

VFW to Deliver Veterans’ Voice to Congress 2017 Legislative Conference runs Feb. 26 – March 2 in Washington KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 17, 2017) – Next weekend, more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization begin rallying in Washington, D.C., to voice…

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…