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Concerned Veterans for America Announces 2015 Legislative Agenda

Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) today released its 2015 legislative agenda, which focuses on reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense, reducing our national debt and ensuring active duty service members and their families have their votes counted.

By Emily Laird | Monday, April 27th 2015





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CVA Applauds HASC for Advancing Military Commission’s Retirement Recommendations

With an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee today passed proposals, in alignment with the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission’s recommendations, to overhaul the current military retirement system as part of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

By Caroline Phelps | Friday, April 24th 2015





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Concerned Veterans for America Applauds VA Accountability Act

House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller today announced proposed legislation that would empower the VA secretary to remove any VA employee for misconduct or poor performance.

By Pete Hegseth | Thursday, April 23rd 2015





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Introducing the #DailyVAFail

It seems that every day a new story emerges exposing mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the cover-up of a new scandal, or the tragic consequences of a system in which officials are not held accountable for their actions.

By Pete Hegseth | Thursday, April 23rd 2015





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Building on our 2013 #MillionVetBacklog effort, the 2014 #VAaccountability Project is an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to VA. In addition to information about VA problems and solutions, the project’s website — www.VAaccountability.org — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.

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“House and Senate lawmakers are moving ahead with dramatic plans to replace the current 20-year, all-or-nothing deal with a “blended” compensation system, complete with a 401(k)-style investment plan that promises all future troops will leave the …

ANNOUNCING – CVA’s 2015 Legislative Agenda:

1. Bringing reforms to the #VA
2. Bringing reforms to the #DoD
3. Tackling our national debt
4. Ensuring active duty service members & their families have their votes counted

“VA Sec.Bob McDonald says his department is so cash-strapped that it’s struggling to accommodate the massive number of #veterans seeking treatment from the health system.

At the same time, the agency continues spending nearly $25 million a year on hundreds of vacant or underused facilities …

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