Your March VFW Dispatch



March 2020

Last week, your fellow VFW members took your voice to Capitol Hill during the 2020 VFW Legislative Conference.
National Commander William "Doc" Schmitz testified before the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees, demanding accountability for failure to grant benefits to Vietnam and Post-9/11 veterans suffering from toxic exposures. Schmitz also addressed the VFW's top priorities for 2020 which include: VA appeals modernization, women veterans care and privacy, and the continued implementation of the VA MISSION Act.
Be sure to watch the full testimony, and join in on the #VFWDC2020 conversation on social media.
Respectfully,
Your VFW Membership Team

VFW: Hold VA Accountable

During his testimony before the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, VFW National Commander William "Doc" Schmitz addressed several of the VFW's top legislative priorities for 2020. See what he said

VFW Names $30,000 VOD Winner

The VFW proudly presented more than $200,000 in scholarships and awards as it named the national winners of its 2020 Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen youth scholarship competitions. See who took home the top $30,000 prize

Legislative Conference Recap

If you couldn't join us as we stormed Capitol Hill during last week's Legislative Conference, we have you covered. From the crowning of the VOD winner, to the Chief's testimony before the House and Senate, get the full recap and watch on demand here

NVS Helps Veteran Hear Again

A proud father of four, Navy veteran Guy Wassather was struggling to communicate with his children and wife, especially in loud settings. At a loss for what to do, a friend referred him to the VFW's NVS program.

VA MISSION Act Update

As a follow-up to its 2019 report, the Independent Budget recently released a critical issue update which evaluates progress on 26 key recommendations previously made to help ensure the VA MISSION Act will be wholly and effectively implemented
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