Articles Related to Department of Veterans Affairs

Chapter 227 Donates Back-to-School Gift Cards

September 6, 2018

VVA Chapter 227, the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter of Northern Virginia in Arlington, recently donated 60 gift cards to children of veterans in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program. Each worth $75, the…

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May 18, 2018

VVA Applauds Nomination of Robert Wilkie as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

(Washington, D.C)—“VVA applauds the White House nomination of Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie to serve as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. We are confident that Wilkie, a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air…

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March 28, 2018

VVA On VA Secretary Shulkin’s Departure

(Washington, DC) –Statement by John Rowan, VVA National President, on the firing of VA Secretary Shulkin: “VA Secretary David Shulkin has shown grace under fire amid the long-circulated rumors of his imminent departure, confirmed today by…

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May 15, 2017

VVA Commends Sen. Isakson for Introduction of VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

(Washington, D.C.) – “Vietnam Veterans of America commends Sen. Johnny Isakson, chair, Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, for his leadership in introducing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act,” said John Rowan,…

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Chapter 392 Helps Veterans Get Health Care

July 12, 2016

Portland, Oregon, Chapter 392 is part of a new local veterans group coalition, the American Military Veterans Outreach Organization. Led by Iraq War veteran Tina Kennedy, the group provides outreach to veterans who are not…

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July 7, 2016

“The Big 6” United Behind Veterans First Act

(Washington, D.C.)-- The Veterans Service Organizations who are most often called before Congress for testimony on the state of Veterans Affairs, known in D.C. as "The Big 6, " are joining together to call on…

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