VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 20, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – November 20, 2015 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at Senate Bill Hearing 2. Hearing on Pending Health Legislation 3. Hearing on Choice Consolidation 4. House Holds Hearing on VA OJT Program 5. Longtime Advocate Confirmed to Lead DOL VETS 6. Nomination Hearing for VA Inspector General 7. House Passes Several…

VFW Stands With France in Wake of Attack

VFW Stands With France in Wake of Attack Terrorism must be destroyed before they strike U.S. WASHINGTON (November 14, 2015) – While extending his condolences and support to the people of France, the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States also called Friday’s terrorist attack a wakeup call to an…

VFW Donates $100,000 to New Desert Storm Memorial

VFW Donates $100,000 to New Desert Storm Memorial Memorial set for completion in 2018 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 12, 2015) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) proudly donated $100,000 today toward the construction of the National Desert Storm War Memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C. The donation marks…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 13, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – November 13, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Fiscal Year 2016 MilConVA Appropriations Bill Clears Senate 2. VA National Access Stand Down 3. Veterans Day Week in Washington 4. New Medal of Honor Recipient 5. MIA Burial Update 1. Fiscal Year 2016 MilConVA Appropriations Bill Clears Senate: On Tuesday, the Senate voted…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – November 6, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – November 6, 2015 In This Issue: 1. House Holds Hearing on VA Technology Systems 2. House Holds Joint Hearing on Veteran-Owned Small Business Contracting 3. Hearing on Misuse of VA’s Relocation Program 4. Miller and Walz on Improving VA 5. VA Releases Plan to Consolidate Community Health Care Programs 6. Government…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 30, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – October 30, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Joint Hearing on DOD/VA Interoperability 2. Senate Holds Hearing on Mental Health 3. Bipartisan Budget Deal Clears House 4. Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act Passes Congress 5. TRICARE Young Adult Premiums Going Up 6. Pay & Benefits Uncertainty Tops New Family Survey 7. Gulf…