Category Archive: General

Mar 01

Online Help for Wounded Warriors

WASHINGTON (Feb. 25, 2010) – The federal departments of Veterans Affairs, Labor and Defense unveiled today an improved Web site for wounded warriors. "VA is committed to tapping into the full powers of the Internet to provide accurate, timely, easy to find and easy to understand information that improves the lives of Veterans, service members, …

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Mar 01

VFW Washington Weekly – February 26, 2010

In This Issue: 1. Senate VA Budget Hearing 2. Oversight Hearing on Medication and Suicide 3. House VA Committee Hearings   1. Senate VA Budget Hearing: The Senate VA Committee held its FY 2011 budget hearing this week.  VA Secretary Eric Shinseki testified to changes planned for telehealth services and providing more outpatient services for …

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Feb 24

Up to the Minute

Now you can stay on top of all the latest information no matter where you are in the My VFW Network.  Just look at the bottom of each page in the network.  You'll see a new toolbar which will make navigating around the network much easier.  On the toolbar you can: Search the My VFW …

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Feb 16

VFW to Stream Video from Legislative Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo., -Due to overwhelming response from the veteran community following last year's live stream from the 110th VFW National Convention, VFW will stream live from this year's National Legislative Conference, March 6-10. Streaming will begin with the Voice of Democracy Parade of Winners at 6:00 p.m. (EST) on March 7th. Streaming will resume …

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Feb 08

VFW Applauds VA, National Security Budget Requests

WASHINGTON – The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is applauding President Obama for submitting a fiscal year 2011 budget that strengthens defense and national security, and boosts programs for veterans, servicemembers and their families. Thomas J. Tradewell Sr., a combat-wounded Vietnam veteran from Sussex, Wis., said the president's vision …

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Feb 01

White House Seeks $125 Billion for Veterans in 2011

WASHINGTON – To expand health care to a record-number of Veterans, reduce the number of homeless Veterans and process a dramatically increased number of new disability compensation claims, the White House has announced a proposed $125 billion budget next year for the Department of Veterans Affairs. "Our budget proposal provides the resources necessary to continue …

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Jan 22

VFW Washington Weekly – January 22, 2010

In This Issue: 1. VFW Presents Legislative Goals 2. House VA Committee Hearings 3. Relief for GI Bill Payments Coming 4. Vets Employment Initiative Launched   1. VFW Presents Legislative Goals: The VFW presented its Top 5 legislative goals this week at a House Veterans Affairs Committee roundtable.  The issues we want Congress to highlight …

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Jan 15

VFW Joins in Haiti Humanitarian Effort

Kansas City, MO., Jan. 15, 2010 -The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is assisting in humanitarian efforts in Haiti by providing U.S. service members — with relatives currently located in Haiti — with the funds necessary to purchase airline tickets to the devastated island, so that they may locate, assist or make burial arrangements for …

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Jan 13

VFW CheckPoint Magazine Jan/Feb 2010

VFW CheckPoint Magazine Jan/Feb 2010 – Press the "Full Screen" button to see a larger image and/or print the document. If the document above does not appear, you may need to update your Flash Player.  Click here to update it.

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Jan 08

VFW Washington Weekly – January 8, 2010

In This Issue: 1. VA to Delay Increase in Prescription Copayments 2. TRICARE for Gray Area Reserve Retirees 3. Congress on Recess   1. VA to Delay Increase in Prescription Copayments: VA officials this week announced they are delaying an increase in veterans' out-of-pocket payments for pharmaceuticals until June 30.  The scheduled $1 increase-from $8 …

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