Van Wert VFW Post # 5803

Robert G. Longwell


Legislative Action Alert

Posted by Adjutant on April 4, 2013 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Visit the VFW Legislative page and take action on bills currently in Congress.

VFW Department of Ohio Newsletter

Posted by Adjutant on April 3, 2013 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Here is a link to VFW Department of Ohio's Newsletter for this month:

VFW Advocacy Protects Veterans Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Posted by Adjutant on March 31, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)



VFW Advocacy Protects Veterans’ Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Last week, the Senate passed a VFW-supported amendment as part of their budget resolution (S.Con.Res.8) for fiscal year 2014 prior to formally adjourning back to their home state offices. The amendment ensured that cost-of-living adjustments, or COLA, for disabled veterans and Social Security beneficiaries would still be calculated equitably...

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Lawmakers introduce bill to demote Pentagon's new medal

Posted by Adjutant on February 28, 2013 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Lawmakers introduce bill to demote Pentagon's new medal

By Joyce Tsai

Stars and Stripes

Published: February 27, 2013

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are lashing out at the Pentagon’s creation of the Distinguished Warfare Medal - intended to honor the contributions of drone pilots and cyber warriors who haven’t set foot on the battlefield - by introducing legislation that would ban it from being rated on par with or above the Purple Heart.

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