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VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 12, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act 2. Caregivers Program Review Extended 3. Senate Appropriations Hearing on Choice 4. Senate Confirms New Air Force Secretary 5. MIA Update 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act: The VFW yesterday saluted Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and the leadership of the […]

National Winners Announced- 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its selection of three teachers in its 2017 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Each year, one teacher is selected from the elementary (K-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12) levels. Theresa Early, a fourth-grade special education teacher at Laurel Ridge […]

NATIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM

    The VFW National Community Service Volunteer Recognition Program is designed to provide recognition and awards to VFW members who volunteer their time to outside organizations. Recognition is in the form of certificates and/or lapel pins which are given to volunteers who have completed the number of hours prescribed for those awards. –      For […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 28, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports VA Accountability First Act 2. EO Improves VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protections 3. VFW Attends Roundtable on VA Caregiver Program 4. Retired Soldier Council Panel 5. Defense Health Agency Working Group 6. Senate Holds Veteran Suicide Prevention Hearing 7. VA Partners to Increase Medical Providers 8. New Construction Guidelines for […]

VFW Strongly Opposes New Tax on Troops

‘Congress must stop nickeling and diming our service members and veterans!’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 18, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is strongly opposed to a congressional proposal to reinstate GI Bill enrollment fees on service members. Prior to 2009, troops had the option of paying into the Montgomery GI […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 13, 2017

1. VFW Offers Emergency Assistance Grants to Westech Veterans 2. VA Launches New Wait Time Transparency Site 3. Thousands Pre-Enroll for VA National Cemetery Interment 4. Help Build DS Memorial on National Mall 5. Pentagon VSO/MSO Roundtable 6. Army Secretary Nominee a VFW Life Member 7. VA Seeks Under Secretary for Health 8. VFW Supports […]