WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United is saluting today’s decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to begin accepting disability claims from veterans potentially exposed to Agent Orange-contaminated aircraft in the post-Vietnam era. The decision by VA Secretary Bob McDonald could now benefit as many as 1,500 to 2,100 Air Force […]

VA eliminates net worth as health care eligibility factor

In a recent news release, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is changing eligibility for VA health care by eliminating net worth as a determining factor that will result in more Veterans having access to health care benefits. According to the release, this change makes VA health care benefits more accessible to lower-income Veterans […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, July 2, 2015

In This Issue: 1. VA Programs for Veteran Families 2. Debt Relief for Corinthian Colleges Students 3. VA to Grant Benefits 4. Arkansas Purple Hearts Awarded 5. Neller Nominated to Lead Marine Corps 6. Tarawa Remains Recovered 7. Korean War MIA Identified   1. VA Programs for Veteran Families: A veteran’s family is vital to […]

Ladies Auxiliary Membership is Vital

If you are a wife, mother, sister, granddaughter, grandmother, or widow of a eligible Veterans, who’s service entitles them to membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and would like to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Please contact: Charlotte Jones 5665 Windy Meadows Fulton, Mo 65251 573-826-0453 charlottejones62@gmail.com submitted by Charlotte Jones Comrades, Do you […]