VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions

VFW Kicks Off Annual Youth Scholarship Competitions More than $3 million in scholarships and awards are presented each year KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 28, 2020) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is now accepting entries for its 2020-21 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just weeks after the…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 24, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 24, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW National Convention in Reno is Canceled 2. VFW-Supported Bill to Protect Student Veterans Sent to Become Law 3. VA Committee Urges VA to Postpone Elimination of 48-Hour Rule 4. Executive in Charge of VHA Expresses Gratitude for VSOs 5. No Copayments for COVID-19…

VFW Auxiliary Cancels 2020 National Convention

VFW Auxiliary Cancels 2020 National Convention The convention was scheduled for July 18-23 in Reno, Nevada KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 20, 2020) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 121st National Convention scheduled to take place July 18-23, 2020 in Reno, Nevada, has been cancelled. Therefore, the 107th VFW Auxiliary National Convention has been cancelled.…

VFW Cancels Reno National Convention

VFW Cancels Reno National Convention The convention was scheduled for July 18-23, 2020 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 20, 2020) —  The Veterans of Foreign Wars announced today its 121st VFW National Convention scheduled to be held in Reno, Nevada, this July has been officially cancelled. Thousands of VFW and Auxiliary delegates were expected to gather…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 17, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 17, 2020 In This Issue: 1. VFW Urges Congress to Include Medically Retired Veterans in the Stimulus Bill 2. VA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act Now Law 3. VFW Sends Letter to President Trump to Keep VSO 48-Hour Claims Review 4. Emergency Stimulus Checks 5. VA to Reimburse Denied and Rejected Non-Department…

VFW Urges Congress to Pass the Major Richard Star Act to Ease the Financial Burden of Medically-Retired Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

VFW Urges Congress to Pass the Major Richard Star Act to Ease the Financial Burden of Medically-Retired Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic ‘While I’m 100 percent VA service-connected for my injuries, this money is just enough to get by check to check’ WASHINGTON (April 15, 2020) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars is urging Congress to…

VFW Action Corps Weekly – April 9, 2020

VFW Action Corps Weekly April 9, 2020 In This Issue: 1. COVID-19-Related Extensions for Claims Deadlines 2. VA to Rescind Decades-Long Claims Review Policy 3. Beware of COVID-19 Testing Scams Targeting TRICARE Beneficiaries 4. Senators Seek Funding for Veterans Using FMP 5. VA Caregiver Tip Sheet During Pandemic 6. VFW Posts #StillServing During COVID-19 Pandemic…