VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 7, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 7, 2016 In This Issue: MyVA Transformation VFW Women Veterans Visit Capitol Hill Veterans Preference Restriction Opposed Mobile Apps for Veterans TRICARE Sets Hurricane Emergency Pharmacy Rules VFW and SVA 2017 Legislative Fellowship Program World War One 100 Cities/100 Memorials Initiative MIA Update MyVA Transformation: This week, the MyVA…

VFW Federal Elections Survey Results

VFW Federal Elections Survey Results Veterans vote and a candidate’s military experience matters, significantly WASHINGTON (October 5, 2016) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is releasing the results of its Federal Elections Survey that focused on individual voter habits and demographics of the more than 1.2 million members of the nation’s…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 30, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 30, 2016 In This Issue: VA Receives Full-Year Funding President Signs Bill Helping 37,000 GI Bill Users Sequestration Still Law of the Land Army Priorities White House Hosts Suicide Prevention Panel House Subcommittee Hearing Held Assistance for Veterans with Service-Connected Infertility VA West Los Angeles Leases Approved CVS Dropped…

VFW Salutes Full Funding for VA

VFW Salutes Full Funding for VA CR averts government shutdown, but sequestration still law of the land WASHINGTON (September 29, 2016) — Congress averted an imminent government shutdown last night by passing a continuing resolution (CR) to temporarily fund the federal government for 10 weeks in fiscal year 2017, which begins Saturday. Congress also approved…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 23, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 23, 2016 In This Issue: A Day to Change Direction Subcommittee Hearing on VA Procurement Congress Advances Veterans Legislation House Committee Advances Several Veterans Bills Opioid and Heroin Awareness Week Discussion Male Military Sexual Assault Prevention Nominate a Military Child of the Year MIA Update A Day to Change…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 16, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 16,2016 In This Issue: VFW Launches Mental Wellness Campaign VFW Legislative Conference Concludes VFW Supports GWOT Memorial Legislation Senate Reviews Commission on Care Report VA’s Misuse of Employee Settlement Agreements House Advances Veterans Legislation VFW Hosts Former Marine Corps Commandant/National Security Advisor National POW/MIA Recognition Day MIA Updates VFW…