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VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 19, 2017

In This Issue: 1. Supreme Court Decision in Military Divorce Settlements 2. Senate Introduces VFW-Supported VA Health Care Bill 3. VFW Testifies before Senate VA Committee 4. GI Bill Education Roundtable 5. VAOIG Evaluates VA Suicide Prevention Programs 6. GAO Releases Report on Misconduct Discharges, PTSD, TBI 7. MIA Update 1. Supreme Court Decision in […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 7, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Applauds Choice Program Extension and Improvement 2. VFW and PatientsLikeMe Join for Mental Health Awareness 3. VFW Testifies on Veterans Crisis Line 4. VFW Testifies on Veterans Legislation 5. Hearing on VA Home Loan Appraisers 6. Continuing Resolution Spells Disaster for DOD 7. New SGLI Management Website 8. VA Urges […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, March 10, 2017

1. Veterans Education Roundtable 2. Caregiver Benefits Legislation Introduced 3. HVAC Hearing on Future of Choice Program 4. Location for Gulf War National Memorial Approved 5. VA Mental Health Care for Vets with OTH Discharges 6. VA Offers Free Services for MST 7. HVAC Advances Five Important Veterans Bills 8. Military Quality of Life Hearing […]

Action Corps Weekly, March 3, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress 2. IB Coauthors Release FY 2018 Budget Recommendations 3. In Memory Program Deadline Today 4. Marine Reunion Web Page 5. MIA Update 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress: VFW National Commander Brian Duffy testified on Wednesday before 23 members of the House and Senate […]