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VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 13, 2017

1. VFW Offers Emergency Assistance Grants to Westech Veterans 2. VA Launches New Wait Time Transparency Site 3. Thousands Pre-Enroll for VA National Cemetery Interment 4. Help Build DS Memorial on National Mall 5. Pentagon VSO/MSO Roundtable 6. Army Secretary Nominee a VFW Life Member 7. VA Seeks Under Secretary for Health 8. VFW Supports […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, April 7, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW Applauds Choice Program Extension and Improvement 2. VFW and PatientsLikeMe Join for Mental Health Awareness 3. VFW Testifies on Veterans Crisis Line 4. VFW Testifies on Veterans Legislation 5. Hearing on VA Home Loan Appraisers 6. Continuing Resolution Spells Disaster for DOD 7. New SGLI Management Website 8. VA Urges […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, March 10, 2017

1. Veterans Education Roundtable 2. Caregiver Benefits Legislation Introduced 3. HVAC Hearing on Future of Choice Program 4. Location for Gulf War National Memorial Approved 5. VA Mental Health Care for Vets with OTH Discharges 6. VA Offers Free Services for MST 7. HVAC Advances Five Important Veterans Bills 8. Military Quality of Life Hearing […]

Action Corps Weekly, March 3, 2017

In This Issue: 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress 2. IB Coauthors Release FY 2018 Budget Recommendations 3. In Memory Program Deadline Today 4. Marine Reunion Web Page 5. MIA Update 1. VFW National Commander Testifies Before Congress: VFW National Commander Brian Duffy testified on Wednesday before 23 members of the House and Senate […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, February 3, 2017

1. Vets Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing 2. Army Reserve VSO/MSO Roundtable 3. New Blended Retirement Training 4. DOD Increases Discharge and Records Review Outreach 5. Iraqi Translators Now Welcome 6. Veterans Day Poster Contest 7. DeCA Announces Private Labels 8. MIA Update 1. Vets Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing: On Wednesday, the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, January 27, 2017

In This Issue: 1. Federal Hiring Freeze Update 2. Three Veterans Tapped for Service Secretaries 3. VA to Begin Fertility Counseling and Treatment 4. Pentagon Changes RIF Evaluations   1. Federal Hiring Freeze Update: On Monday, President Trump initiated a 90-day federal hiring freeze until the Office of Management and Budget can develop a long-term […]