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CVA statement on President Biden meeting with Afghan leaders

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Ahead of President Biden’s White House meeting Friday with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell released the following statement on behalf of the organization: “President Biden was right to order the full withdrawal of… Read more »

CVA Urges Committee Passage of Kaine-Young AUMF Repeal Bill

Veterans group supports effort to repeal outdated AUMFs, reclaim congressional war powers   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America’s Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s pending markup of S.J. Res 10 – a bill sponsored by Senator Kaine (VA) and Senator Young (IN) which would repeal the 1991… Read more »

CVA on passage of 2002 AUMF repeal measure

Grassroots veterans group applauds Rep. Lee, bipartisan leadership on critical measure to restore balance of power   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement on the House passage of Rep. Barbara Lee’s H.R. 256, which repeals the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF): “For too… Read more »

CVA urges passage of 2002 AUMF repeal

Grassroots veterans group applauds Rep. Lee, bipartisan leadership on critical measure to restore balance of power   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement urging the U.S. House to pass H.R. 256, Rep. Barbara Lee’s bill to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF):… Read more »

CVA STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE VETERANS HEALTH CARE FREEDOM ACT

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) National Grassroots Liaison Josh Stanwitz released the following statement in support of The Veterans  Health Care Freedom Act (H.R. 2910), introduced Friday by Rep. Biggs. “CVA supports this commonsense measure to eliminate some of the barriers veterans face in getting the quality health care they deserve. Sadly, since the… Read more »

CVA applauds Montana lawmakers for passing first state resolution to end ‘endless wars’

Grassroots veterans group applauds overwhelming passage of Montana’s end ‘endless wars’ resolution   HELENA, Mont.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday applauded legislators in the Montana State Senate for overwhelming bipartisan passage of a resolution calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan and America’s “forever wars.” CVA’s Deputy Director, Russ Duerstine, had this… Read more »

CVA statement on reports of Sept. 11 Afghanistan troop withdrawal

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) senior adviser Dan Caldwell released the following statement upon reports President Biden will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. “While we still believe a full withdrawal by the May 1st deadline in the Doha agreement best serves America’s… Read more »