VFW says inadequate military resourcing will cost lives — American lives Continue reading
The Burger King Franchise Operator with the Big Heart has spurred his restaurants and fellow franchise operators on to raise over 2.6-million dollars for VFW’s Unmet Needs Program. Continue reading
“This is about politics, and if my government won’t do anything, then I guess we need to let the power of the purse take over. No products, no travel, a total boycott … then maybe a dialogue will start.” -VFW CIC Bill Thien Continue reading
In This Issue: 1. Retroactive Stop-Loss Payments End Today 2. Military Tricare Hearing 3. VBA Budget Hearing 4. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 4. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans: The U.S. Senate declared March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” agreeing unanimously to a resolution introduced by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. On March 30, 1973, U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. The Senate is encouraging everyone this March 30 to recognize Vietnam veterans for their service and sacrifice. For the senator’s remarks, go to http://www.veterans.senate.gov/rankingmember/ranking-press-releases.cfm?action=release.display&release_id=5406b369-9d62-4ce8-9b33-217abc5ed373. Continue reading Washington Weekly
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 4, 2011 — Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) posted a statement on her congressional website today that she would remove from consideration a $4.5 billion suggestion that would have affected payments made to disabled veterans. Continue reading
COMRADES AND SISTERS: This is important that we all become pro-active, contact your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator concerning no cuts to America’s Veterans
As a new decade begins, VFW is more determined than ever to fight for key veterans’ issues.
“We’ve set some fierce objectives in this year’s Priority Goals, and we’re determined to see it through for our veterans,” explained Raymond Kelley, VFW Legislative Director. “But we need a lot of support to get the job done.” Continue reading