VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 23, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – October 23, 2015 In This Issue: 1. President Vetoes NDAA 2. VA Primary Care Oversight Hearing 3. Veterans Education Oversight Hearing 4. House Holds OIG Report Hearing 5. Two MIAs Recovered 1. President Vetoes NDAA: As expected, President Obama vetoed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Thursday because it…

VFW to America: SHOW and SHARE Your Thanks This Veterans Day

VFW to America: SHOW and SHARE Your Thanks This Veterans Day Operation Appreciation to showcase appreciation in action KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 21, 2015) — Today, with just three weeks remaining until Veterans Day, the VFW is launching Operation Appreciation. All Americans are invited to join Operation Appreciation by thanking our nation’s service members and…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 16, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – October 16, 2015 In This Issue: 1. No COLA in 2016; Higher Part B Premiums Possible 2. New Medal of Honor Recipient Announced 3. Grants Awarded to Train Veterans as Commercial Drivers 4. VA Launches Mobile App to Answer General Benefits Questions 5. Veterans Day in Washington 6. MIA Update 1.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 12, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – October 12, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Senate Holds Legislative Hearing 2. House Hearing on Independent Assessment of VHA 3. “Meet Them in the District” Campaign a Huge Success 4. WWII Marine Identified 1. Senate Holds Legislative Hearing: On Tuesday, the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss pending…

VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair for Veterans

VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair for Veterans KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 8, 2015) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is pleased to announce it will host a virtual career fair open exclusively to service members and veterans on October 21, 2015. The career fair will run from 10 a.m.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 2, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – October 2, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Congress Extends Important VA Programs & Funds Denver VAMC 2. House Passes NDAA 3. Senate Holds Hearing on Toxic Exposures 4. VA Implements Choice Program Expansion 5. Bill for Federal Employees Who Are Disabled Veterans Advances 6. VA Partners with Walgreens to Offer…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 25, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 25, 2015 In This Issue: 1. VFW Holds Fall Legislative Conference in Washington, DC 2. Our Care Report 3. Grants to Reduce Veterans Homelessness 4. This Sunday is Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day 5. New Military Leadership 6. Two Korean War MIAs Identified 1. VFW Holds Fall Legislative…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 18, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 18, 2015 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing 2. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Approves Several Bills 3. VFW Hosts Eisenhower Memorial Commission 4. Gulf War Vets Needed for Research 5. National POW/MIA Recognition Day 6. Train Attack Heroes Receive Medals 7. Four MIAs Identified 1.…