The VFW grassroots advocacy network is comprised of more than
25,000 volunteers who email, write, call and visit lawmakers to
discuss issues that will directly impact veterans, active duty military and
their families. Members are encouraged to contact their legislators on a
wide-variety of VFW-supported issues, working hand-in-hand with National
Action Corps members help influence the
passage or defeat of federal legislation based on the VFW's priority goals by
visiting and writing congressional officials.
- To inform and educate
members and supporters on initiatives and policies that affect veterans.
- To communicate and promote the VFW
viewpoint before Congress.
- To encourage greater
grassroots participation in the democratic process through increased
communication with congressional officials.
Also, Action Corps relies on its members to establish and maintain a
relationship with their legislators, as well as to keep their lawmakers
informed about key veterans and military issues and educate them on VFW's