Close Menu

The Overwatch

South Carolina can lead the way on better foreign policy and veterans’ care

South Carolina is home to numerous military bases along with thousands of service members, military families, and veterans who choose to put down roots after they served. The state has a deep history of service and sacrifice. That’s why Coast Guard veteran Frank Bullock believes South Carolina is the right state to lead the way… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, November 29th 2022

Biggs and Stanwitz: ‘We will continue to fight for better health care options for veterans’

The Phoenix Veterans Affairs nursing home recently made the news as a rat infestation drove veterans out of the facility. The news brought back memories of the Phoenix VA wait time scandal and reminded veterans that they are often still stuck in a bureaucratic system with too few health care options. Recently, Rep. Andy Biggs… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, October 21st 2022

Limiting health care options for veterans is dangerous and unsustainable

Recently, opponents of commonsense VA reforms have claimed the department and veterans would be better served by limiting veterans access to non-VA care and instead pouring more money into an already bloated VA system. Two VA experts, Darin Selnick and Brooks Tucker, responded to such misplaced suggestions in The Hill. In what has become an… Read more »

By Emilye Bell
Monday, September 26th 2022

President Biden insults veterans by using HEROES Act to forgive civilian student loan debt

In the summer of 2003, my National Guard leadership informally alerted me that my unit would mobilize and deploy to Iraq. This news put a damper on my plans to finish my last semester and graduate from the City University of New York’s Hunter College. But I was just one of thousands of reservists and… Read more »

By John Byrnes
Wednesday, August 31st 2022

The VA is deliberately trying to stifle community care every step of the way – but there is hope

Recently, veterans health care has been front and center in the news with passage of the PACT Act. But in the conversation about covering care for toxic exposure we’re missing answers to a vital question – how is the Department of Veterans Affairs going to handle the influx of veterans with serious health problems? Wait… Read more »

By Darin Selnick
Tuesday, August 30th 2022

What is the GHAPS Act, and why is it important to veterans?

The Guaranteeing Healthcare Access to Personnel Who Served (GHAPS) Act represents a crucial step in putting veterans at the center of their health care. The bill would build on the foundational success of the VA MISSION Act, a landmark law that empowered more veterans with greater choice over where they access medical care. The GHAPS… Read more »

By Emilye Bell
Friday, August 26th 2022

Veterans share their unique perspectives and experiences during Vets on the Hill

Each year, Concerned Veterans for America brings in staff from around the country for them to do what they do best: advocate policy changes that are good for veterans and the country. This event, known as Vets on the Hill, is all about veterans sharing their unique experiences and perspectives with lawmakers to drive positive… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, August 10th 2022