VFW Announces New Mental Wellness Campaign

VFW Announces New Mental Wellness Campaign Largest war veterans’ organization builds coalition with Give an Hour, One Mind, PatientsLikeMe WASHINGTON (September 9, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is launching a new nationwide campaign to focus on mental wellness within the military and veterans’ communities. Joined by three high-profile national partners,…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 9, 2016 In This Issue: Remembering 9/11 VFW Mental Wellness Campaign Kickoff VFW Calls on Members to Take Action House Hearing on Commission on Care and Subpoenas Senate Holds Hearing on VA Best Practices ITT Technical Institute Closes Doors Presumptive Disability Compensation for Camp Lejeune Veterans Direct Scheduling for…

VFW: America Must Remember 9/11

VFW: America Must Remember 9/11 Those who wear the uniform secure every freedom WASHINGTON (Sept. 8, 2016) — As the 15th anniversary of the worst attack on American soil approaches, the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States wants everyone to remember that America is still at war against those…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 2, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 2, 2016 In This Issue: Potential 1.6% Military Pay Raise in 2017 Veteran Homelessness Nearly Halved VA Awards $300 Million More in Grants to End Veteran Homelessness Study Finds Potential Biomarkers for Gulf War Illness Women Veterans Social Media Campaign MIA Update Potential 1.6% Military Pay Raise in 2017:…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 26, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 26, 2016 In This Issue: Free Flu Shots VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey VA, DOD and NCI Create Targeted Screening Program VA to Launch Service Animal Pilot Program MIA Update Free Flu Shots: From now through March 31, 2017, all veterans enrolled in the VA health care system can…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 19, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 19, 2016 In This Issue: VFW, VA Host Successful Vet Center Tour and Q&A VA Adds New Women’s Chat Service Help with Health Care Billing Issues Expanding Online Exchange Shopping Access MIA Update VFW, VA Host Successful Vet Center Tour and Q&A:On Wednesday, the VFW partnered with VA to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 12, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 12, 2016 In This Issue: VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey Visit the VFW Website VFW to Host Facebook Chat on Vet Centers V-J Day Commemoration MIA Updates VFW 2016 Federal Elections Survey: There are 2.2 million service members and 21 million veterans. Including spouses, surviving parents and voting age…