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VFW Testifies Before Senate Committee

The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing on economic opportunity issues including improvements for veterans’ employment, education, and home loan opportunities. VFW National…




VFW Testifies Before House

VFW National Legislative Director Pat Murray testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Technology and Modernization regarding pending legislation. Murray testified on important IT…



VFW Testifies Before House

National Legislative Service Deputy Director Tammy Barlet testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs regarding innovation research and expanded public health efforts for veteran…




Patriot Day is Saturday

This Saturday, Sept. 11, is Patriot Day. It is the 20th Anniversary of hijacked airplanes crashing into World Trade Center in New York City and…





VFW Elects New National Commander

Mathew M. “Fritz” Mihelcic, of Sparta, Illinois, was installed as the VFW’s 113th Commander-in-Chief at the organization’s 122nd national convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Mihelcic…



Beware of VA Claim Sharks

Last week, Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) sent a letter to VA Secretary McDonough highlighting…


VFW Testifies Before House

On Wednesday, VFW National Legislative Service Deputy Director Tammy Barlet testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health regarding several pieces of pending legislation….




VFW officers installed

The VFW Department of Pennsylvania and Auxiliary held its annual convention over the weekend in Pittsburgh. The nominations, elections, and installations of officers for the…













Saves Lives Act Signed Into Law

On Wednesday, President Biden signed into law VFW-supported H.R. 1276, Strengthening and Amplifying Vaccination Efforts to Locally Immunize All Veterans and Every Spouse (SAVE LIVES)…


National Vietnam Veterans Day

National Vietnam Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday in the United States which recognizes the sacrifice veterans and their families made during the Vietnam War….






VA Secretary Confirmed

Last week, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted 87-7 to confirm, Denis R. McDonough for the position of Secretary of Veterans Affairs. “The VFW…


Independent Budgets Released

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), and the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), have released two reports, which are The Independent…