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VA Mission Act-Caregiver Program

VA Mission Act expands the AV's current Caregiver Program


VA rolls out simplified travel reimbursement system for Veterans, beneficiaries

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rolling out a new system in July for Veterans and eligible beneficiaries to submit and track transportation reimbursement claims using VA’s secure web-based portal


Community Resources Home Purchase & Home Owner Resource from Neighbor Impact

HOME PURCHASE & HOME OWNER RESOURCES. This also includes contacts for Legal Services, Mortgage Assistance, Consumer


Veteran motorcycle group dedicates Highway 26 to POW/MIAs

Madras Pioneer News Article about the dedication of Highway 26 to POW/MIAS


Independent Budget Releases a Critical Issue Update

The Independent Budget (IB) co-authors — the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), and the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), issued “The Independent Budget Veterans Agenda for the 116th Congress: Critical Issue Update.”


New Research on Challenges Faced by Minority Veterans:

VFW National Legislative Service Director Carlos Fuentes participated in a panel discussion with VA officials and other advocates to discuss the findings of a recent Center for a New American Security report


Some Military Treatment Facilities to Stop Serving Retirees and Military Families:

The Pentagon released a list of military treatment facilities and clinics that will no longer provide care to military retirees and active-duty families as part of a shift in focus to supporting active-duty readiness.


Legislation Introduced to Study Cancer Among Fighter Pilots:

Representative Elaine Luria (D-Va.) and Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) introduced H.R. 5858, the Military Pilots Cancer Incidence Study Act.


New Research Project Honors the History and Legacy of Black Soldiers in WWII:

Ten years ago, in the Netherlands, a research effort was started that compiled the oral histories of Dutch people who survived World War II.


Do You Know of an Endangered Historic American Battlefield?:

The American Battlefield Trust is writing a report on the “most threatened battlefields on American soil.”


VA Discussion on Prostate Cancer Treatment Scheduled Feb. 24

Please join prostate cancer expert, Dr. Bruce Montgomery, as he speaks about VA's Precision Oncology Program for Cancer of the Prostate on Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. EST. VA has launched a precision oncology initiative to give veterans with prostate cancer access to the latest, cutting-edge treatments.


TRICARE for Life Webinar Scheduled Feb. 27:

Do you have questions about TRICARE For Life (TFL)?


MIA Update:

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced two new identifications, and two burial updates for service members who have been missing and unaccounted-for from WWII and the Korean War.


Welcome Home Veterans and Service Members Dinner

Welcome Home Dinner March 28, 2020


Newspaper- Auxiliary Christmas Stocking Dec 18, 2019

Madras Pioneer Newspaper Article about VFW Aux making Xmas Stockings


Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs Seeks Veterans to Serve on Advisory Committee

Seeking interested Veterans to serve a members of the Veterans' Affairs Advisory Committee


Veterans Wanted to become US Forest Service Firefighters

Veterans Wanted to become US Forest Service Firefighters


VFW Service Dog Training Program

VFW Auxiliary National President Peggy Haake's special project combines two of her Passion: Veterans and Dogs


September 2019 VFW Auxiliary Magazine

The digital edition of the September 2019 VFW Auxiliary Magazine is now online.


Need Medical Equipment?

Are you or anyone you know in need for Medical Equipment?


President Trump signs Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans bill into law

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act becomes law


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