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CVA names new senior coalitions director

Jason Beardsley joins grassroots veterans group as senior coalitions director   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Friday announced Jason Beardsley will join the organization as senior coalitions advisor, working alongside the premier veterans’ advocacy organization to remove barriers for veterans and to create a better U.S. foreign policy for all Americans.  Beardsley, a… Read more »

CVA JOINS COALITION URGING LAWMAKERS NOT TO USE LAME-DUCK SESSION TO RUSH ANOTHER MASSIVE UKRAINIAN AID PACKAGE

Veterans group and influential organizations call for debate, standalone vote on additional aid to Ukraine in new Congress    ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and other prominent policy groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress not to use the upcoming lame-duck session to push through another massive aid package to Ukraine. Reports indicate… Read more »

CVA on ‘accelerated’ Ukraine NATO membership application

Veterans group opposes Ukrainian NATO membership   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America on Friday responded to reports of Ukraine sending its formal application for NATO membership. If approved, NATO membership for Ukraine would effectively commit the United States to direct combat in the ongoing war against a nuclear-armed Russia. CVA Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell, had… Read more »

CVA SLAMS BIDEN, LAWMAKERS FOR SENDING BILLIONS MORE IN AID TO UKRAINE

Veterans group condemns continuous blank checks to Ukraine and wealthy European countries   ARLINGTON, Va.—New reports indicate Congress will include an additional $12 billion in new military and economic aid to Ukraine in the upcoming continuing resolution. The request would be on top of the roughly $54 billion in U.S. aid to Ukraine Congress has already authorized… Read more »

NEW POLL: AMERICANS WANT WEALTHY EUROPEAN COUNTRIES TO STEP UP IN UKRAINE, WARY OF AMERICAN MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN CONFLICT

Majority of Americans want Biden administration to prioritize domestic issues and oppose more American military involvement around the world   ARLINGTON, Va.—In conjunction with YouGov, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday released the results of a new poll of the American public’s attitudes on foreign policy and the war between Russia and Ukraine. More… Read more »

CVA cautions against Biden’s latest request for aid to Ukraine

Grassroots veterans group warns lawmakers of challenges from continuing the blank check in U.S. aid to Ukraine.   ARLINGTON, Va.— Reports indicate President Biden is planning to request another $11.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to provide lethal aid and budget support to Ukraine. The request also includes an additional $2 billion to address… Read more »

CVA names new Deputy Director

Grassroots veterans group promotes John Byrnes to deputy director   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday announced John Byrnes will become the organization’s new deputy director, working alongside Russ Duerstine, the newly appointed executive director of the premier veteran advocacy organization. Byrnes, an Army and Marine Corps veteran, will bring to his new… Read more »