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VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 24, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VA Expands Choice Program 2. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Health Bills 3. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Women Veterans 4. House Committee Holds Hearing on VA Mismanagement 5. New Bill Would Expand Caregiver Benefits 6. Purple Heart Benefits 7. V-E Day 70th Anniversary 8. Take the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 17, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VFW Endorses Toxic Exposure Bill 2. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Benefits Bills 3. Potential Exposure at Fort McClellan 4. House MilCon/VA Appropriations Markup 5. Take the Military Family Survey 6. USS Oklahoma Unknowns to be Exhumed 7. Four MIAs Identified   1. VFW Endorses Toxic Exposure Bill: On […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 2, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Hearing on Medication Management 2. VFW Visits MIA Recovery Site in Vietnam 3. New Army National Guard Director Confirmed 4. Two Vietnam MIAs Identified 1. Hearing on Medication Management: On Monday, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a joint hearing […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, March 27, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at Choice Program Hearing 2. VFW Testifies on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization 3. VFW Testifies on Economic Opportunity Bills 4. VFW Participates in Steering Committee Roundtable 5. VA Expands Eligibility for Choice Program 6. Legislation on the Move 7. Bergdahl Charged With Desertion 8. Afghanistan Troop Level Remains […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, March 6, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Commander Testifies, VFW Meets One-on-One with Congress 2. VFW Discusses Sequestration with President 3. House Passes Two Important VA Bills 4. Student Vets Join VFW to Storm the Hill 5. VFW Participates in Toxic Exposures Roundtable 6. VFW Participates in Appeals Roundtable 7. Sanders Receives VFW Congressional Award 8. Carter Becomes […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, February 27, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Ending Sequestration Tops VFW Legislative Agenda 2. VFW Testifies Before Senate VA Committee 3. VFW Meets with House Democratic Leaders at Roundtable 4. VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program 5. Senator Sanders to Receive Congressional Award 6. VFW Responds to Forbes Attack 7. Voice of Democracy Program Winners   1. Ending Sequestration Tops […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, February 20, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VFW Participates in Roundtable on Undiagnosed PTSD and OTH Discharges 2. VFW Participates in Fertility Roundtable 3. VA Releases Veterans Choice Program Video   1. VFW Participates in Roundtable on Undiagnosed PTSD and OTH Discharges: On Friday, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held a roundtable […]