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Veterans group responds to report showing ‘U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign’   ARLINGTON, Va.—In response to a bombshell investigative report from the Washington Post showing “senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy… Read more »

CVA: Leaving troops in Syria not in our national interest

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America senior adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to reports of the president leaving American troops in Syria: “President Trump was right to withdraw our troops from Northern Syria and he should follow through with his promised full withdrawal from the country. We accomplished our primary objective… Read more »

CVA: Congress’ rebuke of troop withdrawal from Syria Is Disappointing

ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to Wednesday’s House passage of a joint resolution to condemn President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from Syria: “It is disappointing to see Congress decry the president’s decision to remove troops from a war they have been unwilling to debate and… Read more »

CVA on Potential Congressional Resolution Condemning Syria Pullback

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) senior adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement upon news of Congress working on a resolution to condemn President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from the Turkey-Syria border: “Simply put, it is not in America’s interest to have a military presence on the Syria-Turkey border. Congress should not be condemning the withdrawal of troops from… Read more »

CVA Endorses Nick Freitas for Virginia State Delegate

Veterans group supports Freitas as an advocate for VA health choice      ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday announced its support for candidate Nick Freitas, the two-time Republican incumbent currently running for Delegate in Virginia’s 30th district. CVA praised Freitas for his strong record advocating for policies to improve the lives of… Read more »

CVA on decision to pull US troops back from Syrian-Turkish border

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) senior adviser Dan Caldwell released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops away from the Syrian-Turkish border: “An American troop presence on the Syrian-Turkish border is not in our national interest and does not make us safer. We have accomplished the primary objective of our… Read more »

CVA on 18 years of US engagement in Afghanistan

Grassroots veterans group calls for end to America’s longest war   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director, Nate Anderson, on Monday issued the following statement marking the 18th anniversary of U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan following the 9/11 attacks: “As of today, American troops have been engaged in Afghanistan for 18 years—America’s longest… Read more »