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CVA releases 2019 federal legislative agenda

Grassroots veterans group cautiously optimistic as it releases ambitious agenda to protect past legislative gains and grow into new issue areas ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Tuesday released its 2019 federal legislative agenda, laying down markers for the new Congress on important issues. The group looks to build on the momentum it created… Read more »

CVA commends Senators, VA Secretary, urges Congress to revisit Blue Water Navy issue

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director, Dan Caldwell, released the following statement regarding the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act: “Out of respect for all who rely on the VA today and those who may do so in the future, it is important to ensure the agency is able to provide care and benefits… Read more »

CVA throws support behind Rep. Brat in Virginia

Grassroots veterans group points to legislator’s record on veterans issues, urges support RICHMOND, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a national veterans advocacy group, announced its support for Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), highlighting his record on veterans issues during his time in Congress. The group will mobilize its field staff to speak directly with voters and will… Read more »

CVA to Iowans: Vote for Reps. Blum, Young

Grassroots veterans group points to legislators’ record on veterans issues, urges support Thursday announced its support for Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa), highlighting their record on veterans issues during their time in Congress. The group will mobilize its field staff to speak directly with voters in Iowa and will conduct a direct… Read more »

CVA to VA: ‘Clock is ticking.’

Grassroots veterans group puts agency on notice for key VA MISSION Act deadline ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Tuesday marked the 30-day countdown to a key deadline laid out in the VA MISSION Act, which was signed into law on June 6, 2018. By the deadline – October 4, 2018 or 120 days… Read more »

CVA to Baldwin: ‘You didn’t show up for us’

Grassroots veterans group calls out Baldwin in new, upper-six-figure ad campaign MADISON, Wis.— Concerned Veterans for America-Wisconsin (CVA-WI) on Wednesday launched a new, over $800,000 ad campaign urging Wisconsinites to reject Tammy Baldwin in November. The ad, “Showing Up,” reminds voters Baldwin didn’t show up for veterans, especially when they needed her most. Watch the… Read more »

CVA celebrates McCain’s life of service

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.). McCain passed after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. “Our nation has lost a true American hero. Whether you agreed with his positions or not, Senator McCain was an embodiment of courage, sacrifice, and service. After retiring… Read more »