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Limited or Not, A US-imposed No-Fly Zone Over Ukraine Would be Disastrous

A U.S. and NATO-imposed no-fly zone over Ukraine all but guarantees wider war with Russia   ARLINGTON, Va.–In response to increasing calls for an American and NATO-imposed no-fly zone over Ukraine, Concerned Veterans for America issued the following statement: “Regardless of its scope, a NATO-imposed no-fly zone over Ukraine would inevitably lead to armed conflict between the U.S. and a nuclear-armed… Read more »

CVA previews State of the Union Address

Veterans group calls for continued restraint in foreign policy   ARLINGTON, Va.—Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Address, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) issued the following statement: “The state of our Union is not good. From record debt and inflation to rising gas prices to a lingering pandemic, Americans are wrestling with crises… Read more »

CVA statement on Russian invasion of Ukraine

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America issued the following statement in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an immoral act of aggression that has led to a senseless loss of life. While America should continue to support diplomatic efforts to bring an end to this war, it is important to recognize… Read more »

NEW POLL: Majority of veterans support less US military engagement abroad, oppose war with Russia over Ukraine, and want more VA health care options

Annual poll confirms broad public support for bringing troops home from Iraq, and expanding veterans’ options for community care through VA   ARLINGTON, Va.—In conjunction with YouGov, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday released its annual poll of veterans, military families, and the general public, which gauges opinions on issues such as foreign policy,… Read more »

CVA supports Veterans Health Care Freedom Act

Veterans group urges passage of bill to remove VA barriers to veterans’ health care choice   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Deputy Director Russ Duerstine issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Veterans Health Care Freedom Act sponsored by Sen. Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.). If passed, this bill would create a pilot… Read more »

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 »