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VA Mission Act

TRUMP SIGNS $55 BILLION BILL TO REPLACE VA CHOICE PROGRAM <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> <![endif] –> President Donald Trump shows off the “VA Mission Act” during a signing ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) 6 Jun 2018 By Richard Sisk President Donald […]

Make Your AMVETS Grow Again

Get your members involved! With the New AMVETS Mobile App Grow fundraising by expanding your reach + influence with local businesses Unify information, giving you one place for all your news, social media + events. Making it easier than ever to see what’s happening at your post Increase communication through Push Notifications Create loyalty by rewarding […]

AMVETS National Newsletter

View this email in your browser AMVETS attends/reacts to the signing of the VA Mission Act by President Trump AVP – Rod Levy (Code Platoon) Today’s AVP: ➡️ VA Mission Act signing ➡️ AMVETS Radio ➡️ AMVETS’ new scholarship for women #veterans ➡️ Interview w/ Rod Levy of Code Platoon ➡️ Soldier takes personnel carrier […]

Remember Normandy

As Department Veterans History Project Officer under Commander Tom Glenn, I interviewed Sam Alemian, 27th Infantry Anti Tank Gun Operator. Sam was in the first wave at Normandy dodging bullets by taking cover behind the steel obstructions planted on the beach designed to stop the flow of forces storming the beaches. He swan, dodged and clawed […]

Keep your DEERS information up to date

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Do you or your family member expect to experience a Qualifying Life Event (QLE), including planning to move this summer? If so, you’ll need to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). To remain eligible for TRICARE coverage, you must keep your information current in DEERS. DEERS is a computerized database […]

5 June 2018 Washington Update

June 5, 2018  Inside this issue TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Update • TREA Meets with Armed Forces Retirement Home Leadership • Trump Administration Wants to Let For-Profit Colleges Pay VA Employees • TREA-Supported Legislation Heads to President’s Desk • DECA Knows They Have to do a Better Job Keeping Shelves Full TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Update TREA […]

Membership Report

2018_04_30_MembershipMatters_FINAL (002) May 2018 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report (for AMVETS Use Only)     Revalidation Thank you to the 53 Posts that have already revalidated. Once again please don’t hold revalidations till 15 July. Get them in as soon as possible. Once we have all the new renewal contacts and the dues changes we can run the […]

Report: Vets still face long waits with VA Choice program

Report: Vets still face long waits with VA Choice program By: Leo Shane III   13 hours ago AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to Google+Share to More96 People line up to get prescriptions filled at the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center pharmacy in Rancho Cordova, Calif., in 2015. A new […]