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VFW Action Corps Weekly, September 26, 2014

Stroud c In This Issue: 1. DOD Expands Military Financial Protections 2. Camp Lejeune Care Update 3. Campaign and Election Update 1. DOD Expands Military Financial Protections: The Department of Defense today announced a regulation proposal that will reduce predatory lending practices, expand protections provided service members by closing loopholes in current rules, and ensure military families […]

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 […]