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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 […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, January 30, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Military Compensation and Retirement Commission Issues Report 2. VFW Testifies on Pending Legislation 3. VFW Testifies on Military Transition 4. House VA Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cost 5. VFW Talks VA Bonuses on Fox and Friends   1. Military Compensation and Retirement Commission Issues Report: The Military Compensation and Retirement […]

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 […]