Action Corps Weekly – July 8, 2016

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July 8, 2016   In This Issue: 1. Bridging the Divide 2. Commission on Care Releases Final Report 3. VA Releases Results From Largest Veteran Suicide Study 4. House Votes to Protect Veterans Preference 5. Online Health Care Application 6. Arlington National Cemetery’s Future 7. MIA Update 1. Bridging the Divide: VFW Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Brian Duffy joined a panel … Read More

VFW National Home for Children Bus Trip

VFW and AUXILIARY Members, We are planning a bus trip to the VFW National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids MI. The trip is planned of April 23-24 2017. It will leave from VFW Post 6590 in Cookstown NJ on April 23 2017 at 5AM. The trip will take about 14 hours. We will stay at the Comfort Inn in … Read More

VFW Statement on Dallas Ambush

WASHINGTON (July 8, 2016) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States extends its deepest condolences and strongest support to the law enforcement community after alleged snipers ambushed and killed five Dallas police officers and reportedly wounded seven others yesterday. “All who wear the badge, who run toward danger to protect others, are our brothers and sisters in … Read More

Big 6 VSOs Unite Behind Veterans First Act

WASHINGTON, (July 7, 2016) — The Veterans Service Organizations who are most often called before Congress for testimony on the state of Veterans Affairs, known in D.C. as “The Big 6,” are joining together to call on the Senate to vote on the Veterans First Act. While each has been engaged separately in traditional methods of calling for votes — … Read More