Veterans Corner



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;…




Pearl Harbor Remembrances

Dec. 7, 2021, marks the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan. The United States declared war on Japan and, three days…


VFW Testifies Before Senate

VFW National Legislative Director Pat Murray testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on pending legislation. Twenty-one bills were discussed, including expansions for Guard…




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…