VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 17, 2016

flag sun media In This Issue: 1. Tell Your Members of Congress to Improve VA Health Care 2. House Hearing on VA Paper Record Management 3. House Hearing on Strategies for Veterans Seeking Jobs 4. Senate Passes Defense Authorization 5. White House Summit on United State of Women 6. VFW Supports Expanding Fertility Treatment Options for Veterans 7. […]

New Missouri law helps military members with college tuition

Mo sign media Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill Monday that included two measures that would make college more affordable for military students.  The bill gave Missouri National Guard and military reserve members in-state or in-district residency for tuition purposes, depending on whether the student was going to a public university or community college. It also tweaked the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 10, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies before DNC Platform Committee 2. Commission on Care Meets to Discuss Final Report 3. House Oversight Hearing on VA Academic Affiliations 4. Senate Passes Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act 5. MIA Update   1. VFW Testifies before DNC Platform Committee: On Thursday, the director of national legislative service, Raymond […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 3, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. No Confused Politics at VFW 2. VFW Responds to McCain Attack 3. SECNAV Signs New Administrative Separation Policy 4. VA Announces Partnership to Empower Women Veterans 5. TRICARE Pharmacy Emergency Procedures in Texas 6. Check Your Voter Registration 7. D-Day Commemoration 8. USPS Unveils New Service Cross Stamp 9. MIA Update […]

2016 Mo VFW Scout of the Year

Mo sign media The Department of Missouri is proud to announce the selection of Thomas A. Engelmann as the 2016 Scout of the Year for the Department. Sponsored by VFW Post 5896 in Farmington, Thomas is a member of Troop 150, Ste Genevieve, MO. National Honor Society, Track and Field, Speech and Debate Team, Math Team, and German […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 27, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. Memorial Day 2016 2. Senate Hearing on Pending Health Care Bills 3. House Advances Veterans Legislation 4. Democratic Leadership Roundtable 5. VA Proposes APRN Full Practice Authority 6. Brain Health Summit Focuses on TBI/PTSD 7. VFW Hosts U.S.-Russia Joint Commission 8. MIA and Burial Updates   1. Memorial Day 2016: National […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 20, 2016

CIC 2015 media In This Issue: 1. House Advances Bills 2. Hearing on Innovative Careers in Technology 3. House Passes Amendment for Blue Water Navy Benefits 4. Congress Advances VA Appropriations Bills 5. New Army Secretary Sworn In 6. MIA Update   1. House Advances Bills: On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a markup to advance […]