VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 5, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 5, 2016 In This Issue: VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings Joint Commission’s VHA Special Focused Survey Project New TRICARE Contracts Veterans’ Preference Now Extends to Both Parents New Federal Leave Benefit for Disabled Vets Purple Heart Phone Scam MIA Update VA Releases Comprehensive Veteran Suicide Findings: On Wednesday,…

VFW, Sport Clips Help 136 Student Veterans Pay Fall Tuition

VFW, Sport Clips Help 136 Student Veterans Pay Fall Tuition More than $630,000 in college scholarships awarded KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 5, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is pleased to announce that 136 service members and veterans have been selected as 2016 fall semester recipients of the VFW’s “Sport…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 29, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 29, 2016 In This Issue: VFW Elects First Desert Storm Vet as National Commander VFW National HQ Gets New Leadership Presidential Candidates Address VFW Convention VA Applauds VFW Convention Panel on Women Veterans NLS Holds Convention Workshop VFW Panel Discusses Student Veteran Engagement President Signs COLA Act of 2016…

First Desert Storm Veteran Elected VFW National Commander

First Desert Storm Veteran Elected VFW National Commander CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 27, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 117th National Convention here today by electing Brian J. Duffy of Louisville, Ky., as its new leader. His election also introduces a new era for America’s oldest and largest war…

NATIONAL VFW AUXILIARY OFFICERS ASSUME POSITIONS FOR 2016-2017

NATIONAL VFW AUXILIARY OFFICERS ASSUME POSITIONS FOR 2016-2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 27, 2016 – Colette Bishop, a Life Member of Gustaf C. Lannoo VFW Auxiliary 1303 in Rock Island, Ill., was elected National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary at its 103rd National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., today (July 27). She joined…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 22, 2016

In This Issue: VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117thNational Convention Women Veterans Panel Discussion at Convention VA Expands Health Care Eligibility for Camp Lejeune Veterans VFW Life Member Receives Medal of Honor VFW Heads to Charlotte for 117thNational Convention:From July 23-27 several thousand VFW and Auxiliary members will gather in Charlotte, N.C. for our annual convention. New…