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CVA blasts decision to deploy 3,000 troops to Eastern Europe

Veterans group calls move precipitous and unwise   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday responded to the Biden administration’s decision to deploy or move some 3,000 U.S troops to Eastern Europe in response to recent tensions between Russia and Ukraine. CVA Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell had this to say on behalf of the… Read more »

CVA statement on Biden administration’s missed deadline to fix VA health care system

Veterans group blasts administration for punting on deadline to make crucial recommendations for troubled Department of Veterans Affairs   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Monday responded to the news that the Biden administration postponed its recommendations to modernize and realign the Department of Veterans Affairs, punting for at least six weeks a required report… Read more »

CVA on NDAA: Congress fails troops, American people

Veterans group blasts lawmakers for bungling process, misses opportunity to make real progress   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday responded to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022, castigating lawmakers for botching the deliberative process and failure to craft a meaningful bill that addresses systemic challenges to… Read more »

CVA urges “Yes” vote on Kaine AUMF repeal amendment

Veterans group calls for repeal of decades-old Iraq war powers and Congress restoring its role in matters of war and peace   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday urged Senators to support an amendment (S.A. 4133) to the National Defense Authorization Act from Sen. Tim Kaine, which would repeal the outdated 1991 and… Read more »

CVA and VoteVets applaud call for Afghanistan War Commission

Typically foes, two veterans groups unite to call for objective accounting of America’s longest war   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and VoteVets on Thursday announced their support for a bill calling for a commission to examine the failures of our 20-year war in Afghanistan. The measure, introduced by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, would create… Read more »

CVA on Upcoming Afghanistan Hearing: Key Diplomatic and Military Leaders Need To Explain What Went Wrong

Accountability and transparency is needed after American people were misled   ARLINGTON, Va.— Ahead of the upcoming House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing on U.S. policies during the war in Afghanistan and our military withdrawal, Concerned Veterans for America Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement on behalf of the organization: “Congress largely failed… Read more »

CVA supports critical national security powers reform

Veterans group urges passage of bipartisan measure to restore balance of power between Congress and White House on national security policy   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Deputy Director Russ Duerstine issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the National Security Reform and Accountability Act (NSRAA). The bipartisan bill, introduced by Rep. Meijer… Read more »