VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 14, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 14, 2015 In This Issue: 1. DOD Announces New Prescription Drug Policy 2. The VFW Remains Active during the Congressional Recess 3. Spirit of ’45 Wreath Laying 4. Commemorate V-J Day in Washington 5. Korean/Cold War POW/MIA Families Meet 6. Three Korean War MIAs Identified 1. DOD Announces New…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 7, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – August 7, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Congress is in Recess 2. VA to Establish Presumptive Exposure Rule for Camp Lejeune 3. Coast Guard Seeks Reliable Budget 4. Three MIAs Recovered 1. Congress is in Recess: This week Congress went into recess until early September. The VFW’s latest grassroots campaign “Meet…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 31, 2015

Action Corps Weekly – July 31, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Arming Troops at Home 2. Longtime Advocate Nominated 3. Senate Vets Committee Holds Homelessness Hearing 4. Whistleblower Hearing 5. Important Veterans Bills Passed This Week 6. Space-A Eligibility Eases for Families of Deployed 7. Spirit of ’45 Wreath Laying 8. Three MIAs Recovered 1.…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 24, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 24, 2015 In This Issue: 1. VFW Elects New National Commander 2. President Obama Speaks at VFW National Convention 3. VA Secretary Addresses VFW National Convention 4. The VFW Visits Pittsburgh VA Health Care System 5. House Passes Veterans’ Health Care Bill 6. House Hearing on VA Budget Shortfalls…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 17, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 17, 2015 In This Issue: 1. President to Speak at VFW National Convention 2. Hearing on Pending Health Legislation 3. Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Begins 4. The VFW Wants to Hear from You 5. 116th National Convention of the VFW 6. Korean War MIA Identified 1. President to Speak…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 10, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 10, 2015 In This Issue: 1. Take Action! 2. Army to Shrink by 40,000 Soldiers 3. The 116th National Convention of the VFW 4. “Meet Them in the District” Campaign Unveiled 5. Veterans ID Card Bill 6. OPM Data Breech Update 1. Take Action!: An “Action Alert” was issued…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 2, 2015

VFW Action Corps Weekly – July 2, 2015 In This Issue: 1. VA Programs for Veteran Families 2. Debt Relief for Corinthian Colleges Students 3. VA to Grant Benefits 4. Arkansas Purple Hearts Awarded 5. Neller Nominated to Lead Marine Corps 6. Tarawa Remains Recovered 7. Korean War MIA Identified 1. VA Programs for Veteran…