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CVA statement on Afghanistan, Iraq troop drawdown

ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) executive director Nate Anderson issued the following statement following news of President Trump ordering a drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq: “While we are pleased to see progress toward ending our military involvement in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, maintaining even a couple thousand troops… Read more »

CVA on plans to accelerate drawdown of US troops in Afghanistan

Veterans group urges full withdrawal by end of January 2021   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) executive director Nate Anderson on Monday responded in a letter to the White House to reports of President Trump ordering the further withdrawal of U.S. ground troops from Afghanistan. Anderson urged the president to pursue a full withdrawal of American… Read more »

CVA urges focus on foreign policy in final presidential debate

Next president will face many challenges abroad, candidates must articulate position on key issues   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday urged the moderator and presidential candidates to have a substantive discussion on foreign policy during the final presidential debate. The group’s executive director Nate Anderson released the following statement emphasizing the impact… Read more »

CVA applauds call for full withdrawal from Afghanistan

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday praised President Trump’s pledge to bring all Americans troops home from Afghanistan by the end of the year and urged the Commander in Chief and leaders in Washington to remain resolute in accomplishing this long overdue goal. “Not only is this what the American people want, it’s what our men and… Read more »

Veterans group throws support behind Ott ahead of November

Concerned Veterans for America endorses combat veteran for work on veterans issues, health care, economic reforms   MILWAUKEE, Wis.—Concerned Veterans for America Wisconsin (CVA-WI) on Monday announced its support for Jim Ott, the Army veteran and State Representative currently running for re-election in Wisconsin’s 23rd Assembly district. CVA-WI praised Rep. Ott for his strong record… Read more »

CVA statement on further drawdown of troops from Iraq, Afghanistan

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement on reports of President Trump moving to further reduce the number of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan: “We applaud the president for further reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. We hope this is a step towards a full withdrawal… Read more »

CVA on VA IG report: post-COVID backlogs were avoidable

Millions of canceled appointments, not rescheduled, veterans care at risk   ARLINGTON, Va.–Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement following the release of the VA Office of the Inspector General Report on appointment management at the Veterans Health Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is unacceptable the VA put so many… Read more »