2015-2016 National Legislative Ambassador
Legislative: Hot off the Presses – 2016 VFW Priority Goals
The 2016 VFW Priority Goals have been released. These legislative initiatives center on quality of life and health initiatives for all our nation’s veterans, past and present.
This year, the Priority Goals are grouped under nine areas of concern:
- HEALTH CARE
- COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
- TRANSITION ASSISTANCE
- EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT
- DEFENSE & HOMELAND SECURITY
- MILITARY QUALITY OF LIFE
You can easily access detailed information about each of these Priority Goals on the VFW Website.
- Go to: www.vfw.org.
- Click on the tab: VFW IN D.C.
- The Priority Goals are listed on the right-hand side of the page.
As you select each Priority Goal, specific objectives for each goal are listed. When you familiarize yourself with these goals, you will understand what the VFW is focusing on and what is expected from our Legislators on all levels.
You can now confidently visit with and contact your Legislators. You can ask the appropriate questions to ensure that they are paying attention to the issues which are most important to our veterans.
Your voice and your vote does count! Don’t waste either one!
Together we can (and do) make a positive difference in the lives of our veterans!