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VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 22, 2015

media  flag and eagle In This Issue: 1. Memorial Day 2015 2. Denver Project Hangs in the Balance 3. House Passes Multiple Veterans’ Bills 4. Senate MilCon/VA Appropriations Markup 5. New Army and Navy Service Chiefs Nominated 6. Fighter Aces Receive Congressional Gold Medal 7. Four MIAs Identified   1. Memorial Day 2015: National Commander John Stroud will be […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 15, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. Second Veterans Choice Program Report 2. VFW Testifies at Choice Program Hearings 3. Senate Holds Hearing on Key Bills 4. House Holds Oversight Hearing 5. Senate Committee Moves NDAA 6. VA Grants Higher Ed Waivers 7. Burial of Unclaimed Remains 8. National WWI Memorial Design Competition 9. Two WWI Soldiers to […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 1, 2015

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. VA Appropriations Passes with VFW Opposition 2. House Holds Hearing to Discuss Women Veterans’ Issues 3. Senate Committee Hearing on GAO and VAOIG Recommendations 4. House Armed Services Committee Advances NDAA 5. Navy Update 6. Take the Military Family Survey 7. V-E Day 70th Commemoration 8. End of WWII Commemoration 9. […]

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 […]