The National Veterans of Foreign Wars has unveiled their first video in their new “No One Does More For Veterans” campaign.
In This Issue 1. Pentagon Unveils New Strategic Guidance 2. TSA to Ease Military Screening 3. VA Expands Mobile Vet Centers 4. Korean War MIA Identified 1. Pentagon Unveils New Strategic Guidance: President Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey unveiled new strategic guidance at the Pentagon yesterday for a [...]
The congressional Super Committee has thrown in the towel and admitted they cannot reach a bipartisan agreement to cut a minimum of $1.2 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade. Under the law passed this summer, mandatory cuts will now take place across all federal departments and agencies beginning January 2013.
The VFW joined President Barack Obama and leaders in veterans’ advocacy at the White House yesterday [Monday] to sign the VOW to Hire Heroes Act into law. This comprehensive piece of veterans’ jobs legislation passed both houses of Congress with unanimous bipartisan support before reaching the president’s desk thanks in large part to the advocacy of the VFW on the issue of veterans’ unemployment.
This Veterans Day, a ‘thank you for your service’ is being paid in the form of free meals and huge discounts from patriotic businesses across the country. VFW has compiled a list of some of the opportunities service members and veterans can take advantage of in honor of the upcoming holiday. Please note: Most companies [...]
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation is proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, participating Burger King” Restaurants will be raising funds for the VFW”s Unmet Needs Program throughout the month of November through the annual Burger King” Unmet Needs Fundraiser. Over 1,200 Burger King” Restaurants have participated since 2007 and have raised [...]
The Veterans of Foreign Wars today(Friday) declared victory in a Federal Lawsuit ( Rainey v VA) filed over allegations of religious hostility and unlawful censorship by the VA and its director of the Houston National Cemetery. Federal District Judge Lynn N. Hughes signed a consent decree ordering the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to [...]