Tell Your Congress Member to Co-Sponsor The You Are Not Forgotten Act, H.R. 2830

AMVETS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Introduced ahead of Memorial Day, the You Are Not Forgotten Act, H.R. 2830, represents a bipartisan effort by AMVETS and its partners in Congress to help ensure lawmakers remember the more than 82,000 service members our nation sent to war, but Continue reading Tell Your Congress Member to Co-Sponsor The You Are Not Forgotten Act, H.R. 2830

Veteran Policy Update: Senator King in the news; co-sponsored legislation; news & research; lots of events; funding opportunities

May 20, 2019   Hi everyone,   Have a great week!   Senator King in the news: Sen. King: Amid fragile advances in Iraq, ISIS remains a major threat, by Angus King, Tammy Duckworth and Johnny Isakson, Special to the Continue reading Veteran Policy Update: Senator King in the news; co-sponsored legislation; news & research; lots of events; funding opportunities

Action Alert: THE SENATE MUST PASS BLUE WATER NAVY LEGISLATION NOW!

Background:The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, which would finally restore benefits to some 90,000 veterans exposed to Agent Orange. Veterans who served in the offshore waters of Vietnam Continue reading Action Alert: THE SENATE MUST PASS BLUE WATER NAVY LEGISLATION NOW!

Veteran Policy Update: Senator King’s press releases & co-sponsored legislation; webinars & other events; funding opportunities

May 13, 2019 Hi everyone, Lots to read, lots to do!  Have a great week! Press Releases from Senator King’s office:King Co-Sponsors Legislation to Save Millions in Wasted Government Funds Sent to Deceased AmericansMay 10, 2019WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) has Continue reading Veteran Policy Update: Senator King’s press releases & co-sponsored legislation; webinars & other events; funding opportunities

Info on National CBL’sCheck out Microsoft Word – Draft CBL 3 – Department Organization

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Veteran Policy Update: Senator King’s press releases & co-sponsored legislation; many events; funding opportunities

May 6, 2019 Hi everyone,Press Releases from Senator King’s office:King Honors 102-Year-Old Women’s Army Corps Veteran with World War II Service MedalsMay 3, 2019OGUNQUIT, ME – U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today presented Dr. Ruth Endicott with four long overdue medals Continue reading Veteran Policy Update: Senator King’s press releases & co-sponsored legislation; many events; funding opportunities

From Commander Spreng please dress it up 3 differant CBL’s

DRAFT CBL AMENDMENT SUBJECT: Amend National ConstitutionSubject– Free Membership Veterans DaySOURCE: Department of New JerseyWHEREAS, as a Veterans Service Organization it is our duty to honor veterans, and WHEREAS, each year, The National Membership Director may offer on Veteran Day a Continue reading From Commander Spreng please dress it up 3 differant CBL’s

Action Alert: Tell Congress to End the Widow’s Tax Now!

Background: More than 65,000 surviving military spouses and dependents are unjustly penalized because their loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Similar to life insurance, the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) is purchased through DOD by military retirees to ensure their Continue reading Action Alert: Tell Congress to End the Widow’s Tax Now!

Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine

For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Clark/Christopher Knight April 18, 2019 202-224-2523 Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine The Senator and Secretary visited a veteran-owned business, participated in a groundbreaking for a new Maine Veterans’ Home facility, and toured Continue reading Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine

AMVETS National HQ 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions

AMVETS 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions-1 Greetings AMVETS Department Leaders, As your National Legislative Affairs Associate, I look forward to meeting you at the upcoming AMVETS 75th National Convention, August 21-24 in Louisville, Kentucky. In the meantime, enclosed you’ll find 19 resolutions Continue reading AMVETS National HQ 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions