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VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 22, 2014

Stroud c   In This Issue: 1. VA Committees Hold Field Hearings 2. Two WWII Soldiers Identified   1. VA Committees Hold Field Hearings: Members of the House and Senate VA Committees continue to use their August recess to review the care and services the Department of Veterans Affairs is tasked to provide to veterans. Some of […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 15, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VA to Hold Town Hall Meetings Nationwide 2. VA Expands Primary Care Access 3. Speak Up for Veterans While Congress on Recess 1. VA to Hold Town Hall Meetings Nationwide: New Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald has directed all VA health care facilities and regional offices to hold town hall […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 1, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Congress Clears VA Access and Accountability Bill 2. Robert McDonald Confirmed as VA Secretary 3. Congress on Recess — Time to Speak Up for Veterans 1. Congress Clears VA Access and Accountability Bill: Before leaving town for the August recess, Congress cleared the VA Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 18, 2014

CIC Thien - media In This Issue: 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention 2. Acting Secretary Discusses VA Progress with Senators 3. House Committee Hears from VBA Employees on Backlog 4. Hearing Discusses Private Sector and VA Healthcare Practices 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention: The 115th VFW National Convention will stream live […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 11, 2014

Bell d In This Issue: 1. Help Us Get VA Access and Accountability Bill Passed 2. VFW Joins Press Conference to Introduce Suicide Prevention Bill 3. Committee Examines Mental Health Access Between VA-DOD 4. House VA Committee Discusses Whistleblower Retaliation 5. Reservations Open for Disabled Veteran Memorial Dedication 6. Five MIAs Identified 1. Help Us Get VA […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 3, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. President Nominates New VA Secretary 2. VA Facilities Report Given to President 3. VA Directs Monthly VSO Meetings in All Medical Centers 4. Burn Pit Registry Now Open 5. Interim Military Compensation Commission Report Released 1. President Nominates New VA Secretary: The president has nominated former Proctor & Gamble chief executive […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 27, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. VFW Calls for Mexican Travel/Product Boycott 2. VFW Member Selected to Receive Medal of Honor 3. House/Senate Conferees Meet on VA Bill 4. House Holds Late Night Hearing on VA Capacity 5. VBA-VHA Medical Examinations Discussed 6. IOM Releases PTSD Study 7. WWII Marine Recovered   1. VFW Calls for Mexican […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 20, 2014

CIC Thien - media 1. VA Access Bill Headed to Conference 2. House VA Committee Discusses Fee Based Care 3. VFW Supported Legislation Introduced in the Senate 4. VA Calls for Monthly Review of Facilities 5. Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Open 6. Retired USMC Cpl. Receives Medal of Honor 7. DOD Identifies 19 Missing Services Members […]