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CVA to Senate Panel: Don’t restrict veterans’ access to the health care they deserve

Grassroots veterans group offers testimony on VA MISSION Act access standards ahead of Senate hearing   ARLINGTON, Va.—As the nation remembers the veterans’ lives lost from the Phoenix VA waitlist scandal, which broke five years ago today, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is holding a hearing to discuss the proposed access standards by which more… Read more »

CVA-Florida commends lawmakers for backing VA MISSION Act resolution

Grassroots veterans group thanks Sens. Diaz Jr., Wright for support in giving veterans more health care choices   TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The Florida chapter of Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday commended state Sen. Manny Diaz, Jr. for sponsoring the VA MISSION Act Memorial, a resolution to urge Congress to support the law of the same… Read more »

Irresponsible bill Would Force VA to Potentially Waste Billions, Jeopardize Veterans’ Health Care

Grassroots veterans group blasts Senate bill that would eliminate Asset and Infrastructure Review portion of bipartisan VA MISSION Act   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) announced its opposition to legislation to eliminate the asset and infrastructure review (AIR) mandated by the bipartisan VA MISSION Act. This bill, introduced by Sens. Rounds and Manchin, would force… Read more »

CVA Statement on POTUS, VA Budget Requests

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to the release of budget requests for FY2020 by President Trump and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “It is unsustainable to continually increase the VA’s budget by 5-10 percent every year. We appreciate the proposal to implement some… Read more »

CVA Statement on Paul/Udall Afghanistan Legislation

Grassroots veterans group applauds Senator Rand Paul and Senator Tom Udall for highlighting the need to end America’s longest war ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell issued the following statement following Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) and Sen. Tom Udall’s (D-N.M.) introduction of the bipartisan American Forces Going Home After Noble Service Act… Read more »

CVA responds to State of the Union

Grassroots veterans group praises foreign policy, choice for veterans ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell on Tuesday released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “The greatest respect we can pay to our veterans is to ensure their sacrifices were made for the preservation of… Read more »

CVA on release of draft VA MISSION Act access standards

National veterans group applauds VA for staying true to intent of law, expanding options for veterans ARLINGTON, Va.–Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Dan Caldwell on Wednesday released the following statement regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) public release of its draft standards for the new community care program mandated by the VA… Read more »