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CVA’s 10-year anniversary, by the numbers

Concerned Veterans for America is celebrating 10 years of defending the freedom we fought and sacrificed for in uniform. In the past decade, our staff, activists, volunteers, and partners across the country have achieved more than we ever thought possible. They’ve shown that veterans have the unique skills and experiences to make them effective leaders… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, June 21st 2022

Watch: Veterans reflect on September 11 on 20th anniversary

For many Americans, September 11, 2001, is a clear memory. We remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard the sobering news that planes had hit both towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and had crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. We watched with horror and deep… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, September 10th 2021

Get to know CVA: Five things to know about Education Director John Byrnes

Concerned Veterans for America has a grassroots army advocating the freedom and prosperity America’s veterans fought for. Those veterans and military families have joined us over the years to partner on the issues that matter most to them, and many have been in our ranks for years. But John Byrnes has been with CVA longer… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, September 8th 2021

This Memorial Day, may we strive to honor their sacrifice

This weekend, our country pauses to honor those who lost their lives in service to our nation. Their sacrifices have ensured we can live in freedom here at home. In a new video, our Executive Director Nate Anderson reflects on the meaning of Memorial Day: This Memorial Day, we at Concerned Veterans for America are… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, May 28th 2021

Five things to know about Josh Stanwitz, CVA’s new national grassroots liaison

Josh Stanwitz has worked for Concerned Veterans for America for years, first as a volunteer and then as field director and coalitions director in Arizona. But he recently became our national grassroots liaison, a position vital to ensuring we, and our grassroots army around the country, are able to continue our mission: defending the freedoms… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, May 21st 2021

Remembering the sacrifices of the military child

Micaela Rollo Kirwan grew up as a military kid; now she’s raising one.   Kirwan is also a community engagement director with Concerned Veterans for America in the Pensacola, Florida, area, and likes to joke that she was issued to her parents by the Navy.   She remembers well the missed birthdays and other childhood… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, May 14th 2021

Army veterans’ wives talk about the unique life and role of a military spouse

When we think about military service, our minds naturally go to soldiers at attention in uniform, far away bases in deserts or jungles, or old veterans swapping war stories. But service to our country affects more than the women and men who put on the uniform. The families, specifically the spouses, bear a unique burden… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, May 7th 2021