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.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 11, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – September 11, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Patriot Day 2. House Holds Hearing on Licensing and Credentialing 3. House Oversight Committee Investigates Army Childcare Program 4. The VFW Attends Warrior-Family Symposium 5. Every Name Needs a Photo 6. Vietnam MIA Identified 1. Patriot Day: Fourteen years ago today radical Islamic…

VFW Action Corps – September 4, 2015

VFW Action Corps – September 4, 2015 In This Issue: 1. The VFW Fills the Room for Field Hearing and Town Hall Meetings 2. Pentagon VSO/MSO Conference 3. Vietnam Wall “In Memory” Program 4. Become a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner 5. Missing Medal of Honor Recipient Identified 1. The VFW Fills the Room for Field…

Veterans’ Voices Expands Mission, Changes Name

Veterans’ Voices Expands Mission, Changes Name Kansas City, MO, September 1, 2015 – A national non-profit organization offering therapeutic writing services to America’s veterans has expanded its mission and changed its name. After 69 years serving veterans in VA hospitals, Veterans’ Voices has expanded its mission to reach veterans outside of the VA hospital system…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 28, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 28, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Candidate Suggests Eliminating VA 2. Prudential’s SGLI Records to be Unsealed 3. Senate Field Hearings on VA Health Care 4. VFW & SVA Accepting 2016 Legislative Fellowship Applications 5. DOD Launches Website on New Prescription Drug Policy 6. GI Bill Covers O&P Training…

VFW Against Candidate’s Call to Eliminate the VA

VFW Against Candidate’s Call to Eliminate the VA WASHINGTON (August 27, 2015) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is 100 percent against suggestions made by Dr. Ben Carson to eliminate the Department of Veterans Affairs by moving it under the Department of Defense. The presidential candidate’s remark was made while appearing…

VFW’s Motion Granted: Unseal Prudential’s SGLI Records

VFW’s Motion Granted: Unseal Prudential’s SGLI Records All documents had remained sealed at Prudential’s request KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 26, 2015) – Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor issued a ruling that grants a motion filed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) to unseal documents related to the class…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 21, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – August 21, 2015 In This Issue: 1. The VFW Wants to Hear from You 2. Political Candidates Court VFW Members 3. VA Announces New Rules Regarding Service Animals 4. VA Announces Two New Training Programs for Veterans 5. National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2015 6. Seeking MIA Family Reference Samples 7. Korean…