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CVA on NDAA: some good notes, but many lawmakers still missing mark

Grassroots veterans group praises efforts to restore Congress’ role in shaping strong national defense, calls out shortcomings    ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday responded to the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022, highlighting some key provisions that would wisely refocus the efforts of our defense budget… Read more »

CVA statement in support of Emergency War Funding Reform

Veterans group supports effort to hold Congress accountable for responsible war funding   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America’s (CVA) Deputy Director Russ Duerstine issued the following statement in support of Emergency War Funding Reform – a bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday by Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) which would prescribe a statutory definition to classify emergency… Read more »

CVA to Congress: The American people deserve honest oversight on Afghanistan, not partisan bickering

  ARLINGTON, Va.—In response to Monday’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Afghanistan that largely consisted of partisan attacks and ahead of Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Afghanistan, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement on behalf of the organization: “It was incredibly disappointing to see members of both… Read more »

CVA statement on completion of military evacuation from Afghanistan

Veterans group calls for accountability for entire 20 years of war, not just last 20 days   ARLINGTON, Va.—Following the completion of the military phase of the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul, Afghanistan, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement on behalf of the organization: “American… Read more »

NEW POLL: Americans strongly support Afghanistan withdrawal, want domestic issues prioritized

Poll shows that majority of Americans support less military engagement abroad   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Friday released a poll showing a majority of the American people still support a full withdrawal from Afghanistan and want domestic concerns to be a greater priority. The poll was conducted by YouGov from August 17th through the… Read more »

CVA on recent Afghanistan news: the American people want out of Afghanistan

Recent polling shows bipartisan majority of American people – including veterans – still support bringing our troops home   ARLINGTON, Va.—In response to the recent events in Afghanistan, Concerned Veterans for America’s Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement on behalf of the organization: “After 20 years of war, President Biden made the right decision… Read more »

CVA launches $2 million campaign urging full withdrawal of US military from Iraq

Campaign is part of larger effort by grassroots veterans group to end our nation’s endless wars   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday launched a $2 million digital, direct mail, and grassroots advocacy campaign aimed at bringing about an end to America’s war in Iraq. The campaign launch follows the Biden Administration’s efforts… Read more »