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VFW Washington Weekly

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 14, 2017

In This Issue: 1. Post-9/11 GI Bill Becoming Greater 2. VFW Hosts GI Bill Roundtable 3. VFW Testifies Before House on Gulf War Illness Claims Processing 4. VFW Supports Declassification of Exposure Testing, Will Continue Fight 5. FY 2018 Defense Bill Update 6. Hearing on Ways to Improve VA Productivity and Efficiency 7. House Committee […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 7, 2017

1. VFW Launches Action Alert to Expand Caregiver Benefits 2. VA Opens Mental Health to OTH Veterans 3. Medical Discharge Review 4. VA, DOD Will Host Suicide Prevention Conference 5. MIA Update 1. VFW Launches Action Alert to Expand Caregiver Benefits: Caregivers of military veterans, the overwhelming majority of whom are family members, put their […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 30, 2017

1. VA Secretary Lists Five Priorities 2. VFW Testifies before House on Veteran-Owned Small Businesses 3. Veterans Legislation Roundup 4. 2018 National Defense Authorization Act Update 5. House Subcommittee Hearing on Veteran Employment Protections 6. VA to Open Mental Health to OTH Veterans 7. Reading of Names at The Wall 8. VFW Calls on Vietnam […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 16, 2017

1. VA Secretary Now Supports Dropping IU Cut 2. VFW Testifies on the President’s Budget 3. VFW Testifies Before Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee 4. Veterans Legislation Passes the House 5. Senate Holds Veteran Caregiver Hearing 6. Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services 7. Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium 8. MIA Update 1. VA Accountability, […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, June 2, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Continues Opposition to Proposed Cuts to IU 2. VA in Critical Condition but Improving 3. White House Hotline Opens 4. VFW Discusses Veteran Homelessness 5. NRAEF, VFW to Host Virtual Career Fair 6. Defense Health Agency Working Group 7. Battle of Midway Commemoration 8. Reading of Names at The Wall […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 19, 2017

In This Issue: 1. Supreme Court Decision in Military Divorce Settlements 2. Senate Introduces VFW-Supported VA Health Care Bill 3. VFW Testifies before Senate VA Committee 4. GI Bill Education Roundtable 5. VAOIG Evaluates VA Suicide Prevention Programs 6. GAO Releases Report on Misconduct Discharges, PTSD, TBI 7. MIA Update 1. Supreme Court Decision in […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 12, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act 2. Caregivers Program Review Extended 3. Senate Appropriations Hearing on Choice 4. Senate Confirms New Air Force Secretary 5. MIA Update 1. VFW Supports New VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Act: The VFW yesterday saluted Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and the leadership of the […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 28, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Supports VA Accountability First Act 2. EO Improves VA Accountability, Whistleblower Protections 3. VFW Attends Roundtable on VA Caregiver Program 4. Retired Soldier Council Panel 5. Defense Health Agency Working Group 6. Senate Holds Veteran Suicide Prevention Hearing 7. VA Partners to Increase Medical Providers 8. New Construction Guidelines for […]