VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 18, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 18, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Convention Returns to Orlando 2. House Holds Hearing on Pending Legislation 3. Take the Veterans Health Care Survey 4. Veterans Benefits Forum 5. Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing 6. North Korea Update 7. MIA Update 1. VFW National Convention Returns to Orlando:…

VFW Snaps 27-Year Membership Decline

VFW Snaps 27-Year Membership Decline Programs and services needed just as much now as they were then KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 16, 2019) – The 120-year-young Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States just added almost 25,000 members to snap a 27-year decline in membership. America’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization began its…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 12, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 12, 2019 In This Issue: 1. VFW Demands End to Widow’s Tax 2. VA Orders Stay on Blue Water Navy and Korean DMZ Claims 3. House Defense Authorization Bill Would End Widow’s Tax 4. Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act Headed to the President 5. U.S. and Chinese Navies Discuss South…

VFW Names 2019 Scout of the Year Winners

VFW Names 2019 Scout of the Year Winners California Gold Scout takes top national prize of $5,000 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 9, 2019) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2018 – 2019 Scout of the Year scholarship competition. Enacted…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 3, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 3, 2019 Happy Independence Day In This Issue: 1. Veterans Benefits Forum 2. President Trump Visits DMZ 3. Assistance with Vocational Rehabilitation 4. VA Video Appointments 5. MIA Update Click here for a printer-friendly version.  1. Veterans Benefits Forum: On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.,…

BK® Franchisees Kick Off July Fundraiser for the VFW

BK® Franchisees Kick Off July Fundraiser for the VFW Donations will support the VFW’s Unmet Needs program KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 28, 2019) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchisees are set to kick off their summer fundraiser to benefit the VFW’s Unmet Needs…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 28, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 28, 2019 In This Issue: 1. Blue Water Navy Act Now Law 2. Women Veterans Taskforce Roundtable 3. Senate Passes the NDAA for FY 2020 4. Legislation to Give Student Veterans Break Pay Introduced 5. Plans for Third North Korean Summit Underway 6. VA to Reduce Rates for Servicemembers’ Group…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 21, 2019

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 21, 2019 In This Issue: 1. SCOTUS: Bladensburg Peace Cross Stays 2. Participate in a Conference Call with President Trump About the VA MISSION Act 3. VFW Testifies in Support of Medicinal Cannabis Research 4. TRICARE Catastrophic Cap Reimbursement 5. National League of POW/MIA Families Turns 50 6. The GI…