VFW Auxiliary Corps Weekly – June 5, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly June 5, 2020 In This Issue: 1. Senate Holds Veterans Affairs Budget Hearing 2. Veteran Employment Bill Introduced 3. VA Resumes In-Person C&P Examinations in Some Locations 4. HVAC Health Subcommittee Holds Online Hearing 5. New DOD Web Tool Launched for Families with Special Needs 6. Men’s Health Month Begins 7.…

VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial

VFW Stands for Equality, Condemns Vandalism of WWII Memorial ‘The veterans who fought for the very freedom to demonstrate deserve better and we condemn those who determined the memorial was worth vandalizing’ WASHINGTON (June 1, 2020) – In the wake of the nationwide protests centered around the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Veterans…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 29, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 29, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at DAMA Subcommittee Virtual Forum 2. Veteran Bills Pass the House 3. HVAC Chairman Concerned for Safety of VA Employees 4. National Guard COVID-19 Pandemic Deployment Extended 5. VA Expands Digital Capabilities of Veterans Legacy Memorial 6. Red Cross Partner Amazon Giving…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 22, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 22, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Pays Its Respects to the Fallen During Memorial Day 2. Memorial Day Ceremonies in D.C. Virtual This Year 3. VA Begins to Reopen Selected Medical Centers 4. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs’ Chairman Pens Letter to Veterans 5. HVAC Women Veterans Task Force…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 15, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 15, 2020 In This Issue: 1. 3D Mammograms Will Be Covered by TRICARE Starting This Month 2. A Week to Change Direction is Virtual This Year 3. Senate Passes National Suicide Hotline Bill 4. TRICARE to Now Cover Telehealth Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic 5. GAO Seeking Input from Military Domestic…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 8, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 8, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Commemorates 75th Anniversary of V-E Day 2. VFW and House Leadership Hold Virtual Meeting 3. VFW Adds Comment to VA’s Proposed Rule 4. Complete the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Immediately 5. Face Covering Guidelines Set Forth by VA to VISNs…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – May 1, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 1, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW-Supported Bill to Protect Student Veterans Becomes Law 2. House Committee Requests VA Create a MST Survivors Workgroup 3. Complete the VFW’s COVID-19 Health Survey 4. VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions 5. Veterans Have Until May 5 to Add Dependents for Stimulus…