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POLL: Veterans and military families favor more health care choice for veterans, increasingly support ending ‘endless wars’

New poll shows significant majority of veterans support more restrained foreign policy, veterans’ health care choice, and reining in national debt   ARLINGTON, Va.—Veterans and military families remain staunchly supportive of ending America’s wars in the Middle East and increasing health care options for our nation’s veterans according to the latest polling from Concerned Veterans… Read more »

CVA on Afghanistan agreement: ‘not a substitute for withdrawal’

Veterans group praises efforts, urges president to resist pressure to leave troops behind   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement upon the signing of an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban: “President Trump deserves a great deal of credit for pursuing this agreement and laying the groundwork… Read more »

CVA applauds Senate for passing war powers measure

Veterans group commends courageous leadership of those who put duty over partisanship   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement following the Senate passage of a joint resolution, S.J. Res. 68, offered by Sen. Kaine which would prohibit war with Iran without congressional authorization: “Before sending brave American… Read more »

CVA launches ad campaign to bring troops home from Afghanistan, reinforce effort to end ‘endless wars’

Campaign boosts larger effort to fundamentally rethink American foreign policy   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday announced the launch of a $1.5 million national ad campaign aimed at bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and setting the stage for leaders in Washington to reassess how our country handles its foreign policy…. Read more »

CVA on President Trump’s remarks following Iran attacks

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned veterans for America Senior Advisor and Iraq War veteran, Dan Caldwell, released this statement following President Trump’s address to the nation following the Iranian ballistic missile attack on bases housing American troops in Iraq: “We urge President Trump to avoid an unnecessary war with Iran and to follow through on his stated desire… Read more »

CVA on ‘Lessons Learned’ interviews

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 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 »