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VFW Action Corps Weekly, January 23, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Hagel Instructs Services to Embrace VSO/MSO Support 2. VFW Testifies Twice Before Congress 3. New Study on Veteran Suicide and Update on SAV Act 4. New Top Enlisted Marine Named 5. Devil’s Brigade to Receive Congressional Gold Medal 6. VA Kicks Off Its Yearly Art Competition 7. Vietnam War MIA Recovered […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, January 9, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. The 114th Congress Begins 2. SAV Act Reintroduced in House and Senate 3. Military Infrastructure Changes 4. Three MIAs Recovered   1. The 114th Congress Begins: On January 6, the 114th Congress was sworn into office. Committee leadership positions have been selected and hearings have been scheduled. The Senate Veterans Affairs […]

Action Corps Weekly, December 19, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Suicide Prevention Bill Blocked from Passage 2. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Pilot Program Expansion 3. Army Launches OTH Discharge Upgrade Site 4. Defense Bill Adds New Child Custody Protections 5. Prescription Tracking 6. VA Nominees Confirmed 7. Keep Spirit of ’45 Alive 8. Three Korean War MIAs Identified 9. 113th Congress […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 12, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VFW Charter Change Becomes Law 2. National Defense Authorization Poised to Pass 3. House Passes $1 Trillion Funding Bill 4. VFW Attends Press Conference 5. VFW Conducts VA Choice Card Survey 6. House VA Committee Hearing on Homelessness 7. House VA Subcommittee Hearing on Cemeteries 8. Ohio Bonus Deadline for OIF […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, December 5, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Attack on Pearl Harbor Remembrance 2. Carter Nominated as New SECDEF 3. Caregiver Expansion Hearing Held 4. New Military Sexual Assault Report Released 5. Expansion of VA’s MST Program 6. No Copayments for Mental Health Peer Support Services 7. Two Korean War MIAs Identified   1. Attack on Pearl Harbor Remembrance: […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, November 26, 2014

vfw logo right 1. Happy Thanksgiving! 2. VFW-SVA Fellowship Reminder 3. VA Choice Program Update 4. Eight Mission WWII Airmen Identified   1. Happy Thanksgiving!: This Thanksgiving, we are all thankful for those who have served in our armed forces, past and present. When you gather this Thanksgiving, be sure to remember the men and women in uniform […]