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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 »

CVA and Americans for Prosperity Launch Television Ad Campaign to End Endless Wars

Grassroots groups team up for first-of-its-kind partnership on foreign policy      ARLINGTON, Va.—On Wednesday, September 18, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced a six-figure television ad campaign dedicated to ending endless wars. The co-branded television ad effort marks the first time the grassroots groups have partnered to advance shared… Read more »


Campaign Will Focus on Foreign Policy, VA  Health Care Reform, Federal Spending     ARLINGTON, Va.—On Thursday, September 12, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched “Honor Their Sacrifice”, a two-month awareness and advocacy campaign focusing CVA’s grassroots, digital, media, and government affairs capabilities toward advancing the organization’s three priority issue areas of foreign policy, veterans’ healthcare,… Read more »


Veterans group encourages appointment of advisors who will support a more restrained foreign policy    ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement on Tuesday following news of national security advisor John Bolton’s departure from the White House: “President Trump was clear when he said that great nations don’t… Read more »

CVA statement on Sen. Isakson resignation

Grassroots veterans group applauds a career of service   ARLINGTON, Va.—Upon news of Sen. Johnny Isakson’s announcement that he will resign at the end of the year, Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director, Nate Anderson, released the following statement: On behalf of Concerned Veterans for America, we thank Senator Isakson for his honorable military service… Read more »

CVA Statement on Possible Interim Afghan Peace Deal and Troop Withdrawal

Deal Step in Right Direction but Should Not Be Substitute for Full Withdrawal   ARLINGTON, Va.—In response to reports that the United States has reached an initial peace deal with the Taliban that would include a withdrawal of 6,000 troops, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement: “If these reports of an… Read more »

CVA on budget deal: ‘nothing more than kicking the can down the road’

Veterans group pans budget deal as irresponsible, threat to national security   ARLINGTON, Va.—As lawmakers and the administration reached an agreement on a two-year, bipartisan budget, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement criticizing the deal: “National security is not a function of military might alone; it requires principled… Read more »