VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 17, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 17, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW to Host #StillServing Celebration 2. VFW Testifies at House Subcommittee Hearing 3. White House & VA Launch REACH 4. Congress Urges VA to Implement GAO Recommendations 5. VA Offers Debt Relief to Veterans Through 2020 6. MIA Update Download this week’s Action Corps…

Illustrating America Winners Announced

ILLUSTRATING AMERICA ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED Kansas City, Mo. – July 17, 2020 – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary is proud to announce the national winners of the 2019-2020 Illustrating America art contest. This is the first year for the patriotic art contest for elementary and middle/junior high school students. The contest consists…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 10, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 10, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Legislation Introduced to Preserve 48-Hour Claims Review 2. House Holds Hearing on VA Character of Discharge Determinations 3. VA Reinstates In-Person Services at 100 Hospitals 4. Military Sexual Harassment and Assault Survivors Share Experiences 5. COVID-19 Antibody Testing Available with Blood Donations 6. MIA…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 2, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly July 2, 2020 Happy Independence Day! In This Issue: 1. Virtual July Fourth Celebrations 2. House Holds Hearing on VA Reproductive Health 3. Legislation Introduced to Recognize Early Vietnam Veterans 4. VA Launches COVID-19 Screening Tool 5. VA Simplifies Travel Reimbursement System 6. DPAA Returns Remains of South Korean Service Members…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 26, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 26, 2020 In This Issue: 1. HVAC Conducts Oversight Hearing on VA Telehealth 2. Take the VFW 2020 Voter Survey 3. TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees Beginning 2021 4. Complete the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry 5. IRS Extends Deadlines for Disaster Situations 6. MIA Update Download this week’s…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – June 19, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 19, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Take the VFW 2020 Voter Survey 2. PREVENTS Roadmap Released 3. VFW Participates in SVAC Roundtable on Toxic Exposure 4. Washington Post Hosts Toxic Exposure Event 5. VA to Host Virtual Women Veterans Event June 23 6. TRICARE Dental Program Increasing Annual Maximum 7.…

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named

2020 VFW Scout of the Year Winners Named Missouri Scout takes top national prize of $5,000 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 17, 2020) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the selection of the top three winners of its 2019 – 2020 Scout of the Year scholarship competition. This year’s first place…

Action Corps Weekly – June 12, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 12, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Remains Staunch Advocate of Equality 2. HVAC Hearing to Review VA COVID-19 Response 3. Memorial Services Have Resumed at VA National Cemeteries 4. First African American U.S. Military Service Chief Confirmed 5. Washington Post to Host Toxic Exposure Event 6. TRS Health Plan…