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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 […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 13, 2014

CIC Thien - media In this Issue: 1. Congress Clears VA Bills 2. VFW Holds Veteran Town Hall Meetings 3. VFW Participates in House Leadership Veterans Roundtable 4. Florida Congressional Delegation Holds Hearing 5. House VA Committee Discusses Barriers to VA Care 6. Congressional Gold Medals Approved 7. Clark Cemetery Transfer Complete 8. Korean War MIA Identified 1. Congress […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 6, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. Senate Moves VA Bill Forward 2. VA Message to Veterans 3. Acting VA Secretary Moving Quickly 4. VFW to Sponsor Town Hall Meetings June 9 5. American POW Bergdahl Released 6. Marine Sergeant Still in Mexican Jail 7. New Marine Commandant Nominated 8. Three WWII MIAs Identified 9. D-Day 70th Anniversary […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 30, 2014

VFW Jaimie B 1. VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns 2. House Hearing on Phoenix VA 3. DOD to Review Military Treatment Facilities 4. VFW Testifies on Transition Process 5. Take the Education and Transition Survey 6. Korean War MIA Identified   1. VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns: The president today accepted the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. In […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly May 23, 2014

logo right   In This Issue: 1. VA Secretary Writes Letter to Veterans 2. House Clears NDAA 3. Senate Defense Bill Update 4. New Medal of Honor Recipient Named 5. Memorial Day 2014 6. Korean War MIA Identified   1. VA Secretary Writes Letter to Veterans: In an effort to help restore the faith all veterans should […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 16, 2014

CIC Bill media In This Issue: 1. VFW Testifies at Senate Hearing 2. VA Secretary Testifies at Senate Hearing 3. VFW Urges President’s Involvement 4. Medal of Honor Awarded 5. Retirement Commission to Visit Tampa 6. Open Burn Pit Registry News 7. Tricare Pharmacy Update 8. Three MIAs Identified 1. VFW Testifies at Senate Hearing: VFW National Veterans […]