VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 10, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 10, 2016 In This Issue: VFW Testifies before DNC Platform Committee Commission on Care Meets to Discuss Final Report House Oversight Hearing on VA Academic Affiliations Senate Passes Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act MIA Update VFW Testifies before DNC Platform Committee: On Thursday, the director of national legislative service,…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 3, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 3, 2016 In This Issue: No Confused Politics at VFW VFW Responds to McCain Attack SECNAV Signs New Administrative Separation Policy VA Announces Partnership to Empower Women Veterans TRICARE Pharmacy Emergency Procedures in Texas Check Your Voter Registration D-Day Commemoration USPS Unveils New Service Cross Stamp MIA Update No…

VFW, DAV, Legion Respond to McCain Attack

VFW, DAV, Legion Respond to McCain Attack WASHINGTON (June 2, 2016) — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) attacked the nation’s largest and most influential veterans’ service organizations last Friday by alleging they were opposed to the Veterans Choice Program that created a new, but temporary, option for veterans to receive health care from non-Department of Veterans…

VFW to Obama: ‘No Confused Politics Here’

VFW to Obama: ‘No Confused Politics Here’ WASHINGTON (June 2, 2016) — In defending his administration’s handling of the economy, President Obama took a swipe at the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States yesterday by alleging it was confused by rightwing media pundits and outlets. During a speech in Elkhart, Ind., the president…

VFW Auxiliary Announces 2016 Continuing Education Scholarship Winners

VFW Auxiliary Announces 2016 Continuing Education Scholarship Winners  Four $1,000 Scholarships Awarded, one in each of the four Auxiliary Conferences Kansas City, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Auxiliary is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Continuing Education Scholarship. Four $1,000 scholarships were awarded, one in each…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 27, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 27, 2016 In This Issue: Memorial Day 2016 Senate Hearing on Pending Health Care Bills House Advances Veterans Legislation Democratic Leadership Roundtable VA Proposes APRN Full Practice Authority Brain Health Summit Focuses on TBI/PTSD VFW Hosts U.S.-Russia Joint Commission MIA and Burial Updates Memorial Day 2016: National Commander John…