Veterans Corner


House Hearing on Suicide Prevention

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducted a hearing on VA programs for suicide prevention, intervention, postvention, and VA-sponsored research and community efforts. VFW National…



VFW Fall Legislative Conference

The VFW National Legislative Committee members met with senators, representatives, and staffers in Washington, D.C., to discuss the VFW’s legislative priorities and to thank them…







VFW Commander-in-Chief Dies

VFW Headquarters, KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It is with great sorrow that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announces the passing of past VFW Commander-in-Chief…




House Passes Amended Pact Act

The Senate-amended Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, known as the Honoring our PACT Act. passed…




House Passes Strong Act

The House passed VFW supported H.R. 6411, Support The Resiliency of Our Nation’s Great (STRONG) Veterans Act of 2022. The bill would improve VA’s mental…


Senate Passes The Pact Act

The newly titled Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, known as the Honoring our PACT Act,…










Senate Hearing on Toxic Exposure

VFW National Legislative Associate Director Kristina Keenan testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on the comprehensive toxic exposure bill, H.R. 3967, the Honoring…








Independent Budget Released

Leading veterans service organizations (VSOs) –– the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) –– have released…




VFW 2022 Priority Goals

The 117th Congress is now in its second session. Although there were some legislative victories for veterans in 2021, there is still much work to…






Congress Passes FY 2022 NDAA

The House and Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (NDAA). This includes a 2.7 percent pay raise for service members;…