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Veterans Benefits
A Law Against ‘Double Dipping’ Is Forcing Disabled Vets To Pay Back Separation Benefits
Disabled military veterans who are required to repay separation benefits are left with few options and see little action coming from Capitol Hill.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald became enrollee number 441,196 to join the Million Veteran Program.
Health & Fitness
Million Veteran Program Research Will Change The Way We Study Troops’ Health
VA’s Million Veteran Program will build one of the world's largest medical databases by safely collecting blood samples and health information from 1 million volunteers.
Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, addresses the 117th annual VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
News
At VFW Convention, Trump Vows To Let Vets See Private Docs
Speaking at the VFW annual convention in North Carolina, Trump attacked Hillary Clinton's pledge to reform the department.
Dawn breaks over the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014, in Boise, Idaho. Local dignitaries held a Memorial Day Ceremony there later that day.
News
VFW Forced To Remove American Flags From Veterans Graves
After Memorial Day, the veterans service organization was told to remove American flags from two cemeteries.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Cortez Davis, a 29-year-old store keeper from Long Beach, Calif., visits with Lance Cpl. Rory Sackinger, a 22-year-old veteran with 1st Maintenance Battalion, at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital Oct. 7, 2011.
News
VA Needs To Fix Its Communication Problem
The VA’s complex communication system makes it hard for veterans to understand their benefits.
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1815 in San Angelo wait for the Operation Enduring Freedom Ceremony to begin on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. The post hopes to bring in members from younger generations.
Community
How Should Veterans Service Organizations Support The Post-9/11 Community?
If veterans service organizations hope to stick around for awhile, the different generations of groups need to learn from each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
Clemson University Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets line the hill of Memorial Stadium prior to the start of the Military Appreciation game against Virginia Tech Oct. 20.
Community
The Dangerous Cultural Divide Within The US Veterans Population
A common theme among generations of veterans who fought in different wars is the mindset that the previous generation “had it so much harder than today’s military.”
The VFW hall in Bushnell, Illinois.
Support
It’s Time For More Millennial Vets To Join The Ranks Of The VFW
A millennial veteran calls on his peers to help modernize and reform the VFW.
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Community
Why The VFW Is Worth Saving
Did I join my local VFW when I returned? Hell no. But here’s why we need a reformed VFW.