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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 »

CVA urges committee passage of Kaine-Young 1991/2002 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Veterans group supports effort to repeal outdated AUMFs, reclaim congressional war powers   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America’s Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement regarding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 Sens. Kaine (Va.) and Seator Young (Ind.) which would repeal the 1991 and 2002… Read more »

CVA on changes to US military mission in Iraq: best course of action is to bring our troops home

Proclaiming an end to combat operations and reclassifying US mission as advisory will not reduce risk to US troops   ARLINGTON, Va.—Ahead of the Iraqi Prime Minister’s visit to the White House and in response to reports the United States and Iraq are to proclaim American troops in Iraq will end their combat mission, Concerned… Read more »

VA’s non-response to FOIA requests shows lack of commitment to transparency

Grassroots veterans group highlights effort to increase VA accountability, transparency, and renewed pledge to serve veterans   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) issued the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after the VA failed to respond to a… Read more »

CVA supports critical national security powers reform

Veterans group urges passage of measure to restore balance of power between Congress and White House on national security policy   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the National Security Powers Act of 2021 (NSPA). The bipartisan bill, introduced by Senator Murphy (Conn.)… Read more »

CVA on President Biden’s Afghanistan remarks

Grassroots veterans group applauds affirmation of need to complete withdraw from country   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday again hailed President Biden’s decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan and his commitment to seeing the withdrawal through to completion. On behalf of the organization, CVA Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell had this to… Read more »