VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 18, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue: 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention 2. Acting Secretary Discusses VA Progress with Senators 3. House Committee Hears from VBA Employees on Backlog 4. Hearing Discusses Private Sector and VA Healthcare Practices 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention: The 115th VFW National Convention will stream live […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 11, 2014

Bell d In This Issue: 1. Help Us Get VA Access and Accountability Bill Passed 2. VFW Joins Press Conference to Introduce Suicide Prevention Bill 3. Committee Examines Mental Health Access Between VA-DOD 4. House VA Committee Discusses Whistleblower Retaliation 5. Reservations Open for Disabled Veteran Memorial Dedication 6. Five MIAs Identified 1. Help Us Get VA […]

Gov. Nixon signs bills to benefit veterans, active military and Missouri National Guard members

Bell e Jefferson City, MO Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law three bills containing provisions that benefit military veterans, active military and Missouri National Guard members, and that honor several Missouri soldiers who died while serving their country. Senate Bill 600 waives various business fees paid to the Secretary of State for Missouri residents who are […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 3, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. President Nominates New VA Secretary 2. VA Facilities Report Given to President 3. VA Directs Monthly VSO Meetings in All Medical Centers 4. Burn Pit Registry Now Open 5. Interim Military Compensation Commission Report Released 1. President Nominates New VA Secretary: The president has nominated former Proctor & Gamble chief executive […]

Help a Vet that has helped many Vets

vfw logo right Kathy Lee retired VFW Service Officer is in need of a Bone Marrow Transplant.   Although VA will pay for her expenses that will not pay for all of her Caregiver’s (Don her husband) expenses. They will furnish him with a place to stay and breakfast everyday.   He will need to be with Kathy at the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 27, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. VFW Calls for Mexican Travel/Product Boycott 2. VFW Member Selected to Receive Medal of Honor 3. House/Senate Conferees Meet on VA Bill 4. House Holds Late Night Hearing on VA Capacity 5. VBA-VHA Medical Examinations Discussed 6. IOM Releases PTSD Study 7. WWII Marine Recovered   1. VFW Calls for Mexican […]