CVA in the News

CVA in the News

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Op-ed | This Women’s History Month, let’s fix the VA for our female veterans

Throughout the month of March Americans around the country honor courageous women who have made significant contributions to history. In honor of this year’s Women’s History Month, I’d like to reflect on our nation’s female military members as they make the transition to becoming veterans.

By Amber Smith | Thursday, March 26th 2015

CVA Statement on Chairman Thornberry’s DoD Acquisition Reform Proposal

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry today announced proposed legislation to reform the Department of Defense’s acquisition process, focusing on the principles of proactivity, agility, transparency and innovation.

By Emily Laird | Wednesday, March 25th 2015

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Veterans Independence Act: Expanding Veterans' Health Care Choices

Despite the passage of major VA reform legislation last summer and the attempted implementation of the VA’s “Choice Card” program, it’s become clear that the status quo still isn’t changing–and veterans are still being denied the care they deserve.

By Darin Selnick | Wednesday, March 25th 2015

Defending Freedom this April in Texas

For the past three years, our Defend Freedom Tour has taken us all around the country to speak with patriotic veterans and their families about taking action at home to protect the freedoms we so proudly fought and sacrificed to defend.

By Cody McGregor | Monday, March 23rd 2015

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 — — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





Jane Horton, Gold Star Wife and CVA Military Families Advisor, met with the Houston Rockets at Arlington Cemetery yesterday as they visited gravesites of fallen service members and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

ICYMI: Pete Hegseth testifies to Senate Vets’ Affairs Committee on expanding Veterans Choice.

The Defend Freedom Tour is back for 2015! Can’t make it to New York for the kickoff with Fox & Friends? Check out our interactive map to find a tour stop near you.