NDSWM Progress Report

National Desert Storm War Memorial Progress Report Dear Friends,   It’s hard to believe that we are almost through the month of May! The NDSWM Association has been hard at work on many different fronts. There have been a number of fundraising events conducted across the country which have been instrumental in meeting our operational […]

Veterans-For-Change NEWSLETTER

Week Ending Sunday, May 27, 2018 Volume 9, Issue 21 This-N-That Many of us make plans to enjoy a long weekend filled with family, friends and travel this Memorial Day, we also come together as a nation to honor our fallen servicemembers, who have made the greatest sacrifice for our freedoms. Our pause on this […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018   In This Issue: 1. Congress Sends Historic VA MISSION Act to President 2. VFW Visits US Naval Academy 3. DHA MSO/VSO Working Group 4. Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Washington 5. Congress Makes Progress on Defense Authorization Bill 6. VFW-supported Legislation on Mare Island Naval Cemetery 7. Legislative Wrap-up 8. Hearing […]

Veterans, discharged and jobless, seek hiring-rules changes

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT Associated Press MAY 25, 2018 — 9:25AM TEXT SIZE 0 EMAIL PRINT MORE PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Military veterans who were discharged for relatively minor offenses say they often can’t get jobs, and they hope a recent warning to employers by the state of Connecticut will change that. The state’s human rights commission told employers […]

Explaining TRICARE annual cost increases

Recommended Content: TRICARE Health Program FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Population growth, aging, and price increases for medical goods and services drive many health care costs in the U.S. In any given year, these price increases are related to rising drug costs, using new medical technology, increasing provider rates or other factors. In response, the Centers for […]

24 May 2018 Washington Update

May 24, 2018     Inside this issue TREA: The Enlisted Association’s Washington Update • Consider Helping the Families of the Fallen This Memorial Day • Troops In Line For Biggest Pay Raise Since 2010 • Senate Passes VA MISSION Act • Over 4,000 Soldiers Just Lost Their BAH • VA Updates Disability Rating Schedule to Better Align with Modern Medicine […]

National Newsletter 5.24.18

NFL owners have approved a new national anthem policy. #PleaseStand Thank you to all who attended, tuned in, and played a part in making our ‘Healing American Veterans Symposium’ so impactful! Next stop: Nashville, TN, on July 18! Check out all the moments captured at yesterday’s event! In other news… The VA MISSION Act is advancing from […]

Lawmakers eye more dramatic management changes at VA

By: Leo Shane III   1 day ago A visitor leaves a Veterans Affairs medical center in California.The idea of overhauling the VA health management system has been proposed by veterans groups and lawmakers in the past, but could have extra momentum this year given the massive veterans health care changes currently moving through Congress. […]