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Transition Leaves Staff Sergeant in Crisis
Robin Lore Lee from Huntsville, Ala., was a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps for 17 years. Five combat deployments took her to Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and more. “My grandfather, Robert E. Lee, was a drill instructor at Paris Island,” said Lee.
Since its inception more than 11 decades ago, the VFW has been committed to advocating on behalf of all veterans, service members and their families. Veterans both old and young have joined in our cause, ensuring that veterans of every era are respected for their service, receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of our great nation.
Pending Legislation: June 23, 2016
JUNE 23, 2016, STATEMENT OF RAYMOND C KELLEY, DIRECTOR, NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, BEFORE THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS WITH RESPECT TO Pending Legislation
STATEMENT OF CARLOS FUENTES, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE SERVICE, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS, UNITED STATES SENATE, WITH RESPECT TO Pending Legislation
Joint VSO Letter to McMorris Rodgers on VA Health Care Discussion Draft Legislation
June 22, 2016
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, ChairHouse Republican Conference203 Cannon House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515
Dear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers:
On behalf of the millions of veterans we represent, and all veterans who use the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system, we write to express our grave concerns about the discussion draft legislation publicly released by your office earlier this month. The draft legislation is predicated on several flawed premises and, if enacted, would have immediate and permanent negative consequences for millions of veterans who choose and rely on VA health care.
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VFW Auxiliary Announces 2016 Continuing Education Scholarship Winners
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Auxiliary is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Continuing Education Scholarship. Four $1,000 scholarships were awarded, one in each of the four Auxiliary Conferences.
H.R. 3715, H.R. 3936, H.R. 4087, H.R. 4757, H.R. 4758, H.R. 4759, H.R. 4782, and Draft Legislation
STATEMENT OF ALEKS MOROSKY, DEPUTY
DIRECTOR ,NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE
SERVICE, VETERANS OF FOREIGN
WARS OF THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’
DISABILITY ASSISTANCE AND MEMORIAL AFFAIRS WITH RESPECT TO H.R. 3715, H.R. 3936, H.R. 4087, H.R. 4757, H.R. 4758,
H.R. 4759, H.R. 4782, and Draft Legislation
Life Membership Coin Challenge
By becoming a VFW Life Member, you make a lifetime commitment to serving your fellow service members and veterans. That's something to take great pride in.
You can also enjoy many great benefits of being a life member! You will:
Avoid annual dues and renewals.
Maintain your membership in any Post you choose, worldwide!
Never pay an increase in dues—Guaranteed!
Receive a 10% discount on exclusive VFW Store merchandise for the first year.
2016 CONGRESSIONAL STATEMENT OF VFW NATIONAL COMMANDER JOHN A. BIEDRZYCKI JR.
STATEMENT OF JOHN A. BIEDRZYCKI, JR., COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, BEFORE THE JOINT HEARING OF THE COMMITTEES ON VETERANS AFFAIRS, UNITED STATES SENATE AND UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, WASHINGTON, D.C.