VFW Shares Concerns with President

VFW Shares Concerns with President Fixing the VA Remains Job #1 WASHINGTON (February 24, 2016) — The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. met with President Obama in the Oval Office this afternoon to share the issues and concerns of America’s largest and oldest major war veterans organization. John A.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 19, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 19, 2016 In This Issue: 1. VFW Launches Mobile App for 2016 Legislative Conference 2. Energy Industry Hiring Veterans 3. Vietnam Wall “In Memory” Program 4. Korean War Soldier Identified 1. VFW Launches Mobile App for 2016 Legislative Conference: With the 2016 VFW Legislative Conference only days away, the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 12, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 12, 2016 In This Issue: 1. House Hearing on Choice Billing 2. House Holds Hearing on VA Housing Programs 3. Busy Legislative Week for the House 4. President’s Budget Request 5. VA Reevaluates Blue Water Navy Definition 6. IOM Report on Gulf War Illness 7. Proposed Tricare Changes 1.…

VFW to Take Voice of Veterans to Congress

VFW to Take Voice of Veterans to Congress Annual conference runs February 28 – March 3 in Washington, D.C. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 11, 2016) – Across the country, more than 500 VFW members are preparing to convene in Washington, D.C., for the annual VFW Legislative Conference, February 28 – March 3. The annual conference…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 5, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – February 5, 2016 In This Issue: 1. House Hearing on Choice Eligibility 2. House Hearing on VA Research 3. Is Pentagon Budget Request Enough? 4. SEAL to Receive Medal of Honor 5. VFW Supports KW Wall of Remembrance 6. Vietnam Memorial Wall of Faces Update 7. Korean War MIA Identified…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 29, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 29, 2016 In This Issue: 1. Winter Storm Impacts Congressional Schedule 2. Draft Registration for Women? 3. Force of the Future Update 4. Desert Storm Memorial Update 5. WWI Memorial Design Selected 1. Winter Storm Impacts Congressional Schedule: Winter storm Jonas caused federal offices to be closed during part…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 22, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 22, 2016 In This Issue: 1. Senate Hearing on MyVA Transformation Plan 2. Authorization to Build Medical Facilities 3. TRICARE Nurse Advice Line 4. Are You Registered To Vote? 5. Two Korean War MIAs Identified 1. Senate Hearing on MyVA Transformation Plan: On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Veterans’…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 15, 2016

VFW Action Corps Weekly – January 15, 2016 In This Issue: 1. House Holds Hearing on VA Claims Backlog 2. Hearing on Commissary Reform 3. New Stolen Valor Case Isn’t 4. HASC Chairman Update 5. CNO Update 6. POW/MIA Update 1. House Holds Hearing on VA Claims Backlog: On Tuesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee…