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CVA statement on defense appropriations bill with 2001 AUMF repeal

CVA applauds AUMF repeal amendment, discouraged by excessive spending   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement on Wednesday following the passage of the House Minibus Appropriations package, which included appropriations for the Department of Defense with a key provision from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) to repeal the… Read more »

CVA, VoteVets applaud formation of bipartisan War Powers Caucus

Traditionally opposed veterans groups encouraged by bipartisan progress to reassert Congressional role in foreign policy   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and VoteVets on Tuesday commended the formation of the bipartisan War Powers Caucus in Congress. The bipartisan caucus was created by Reps. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), Ken Buck (R.-Colo.), and Barbara… Read more »

CVA statement on Launch of Veterans Community Care Program

Veterans group weighs in as major VA MISSION Act provision is implemented   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell released the following statement to mark the implementation of the Veterans Community Care Program. The program is a major part of the VA MISSION Act, expanding options and accessibility for qualified veterans… Read more »

VIDEO: “We’re Coming.” CVA and VoteVets announce joint lobbying effort for better American foreign policy

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and VoteVets launched a video on Tuesday announcing their partnership in a lobbying effort to end America’s involvement on ‘forever wars’ and restore constitutional responsibilities to Congress.   Click to play video.   CVA and VoteVets, traditionally bitter rivals, have joined forces to promote a more responsible policy… Read more »

CVA launches “Rethink Foreign Policy” campaign

Veterans group launches paid digital ad campaign to reshape American foreign policy, end ‘forever wars’   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday launched its “Rethink Foreign Policy” campaign aimed at reshaping American foreign policy. In addition to robust advocacy efforts, the campaign will include a targeted digital ad buy featuring a website,,… Read more »

CVA names Nate Anderson as new Executive Director

Group taps Deputy Director Nate Anderson to take the helm   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Monday announced Nate Anderson, the group’s Deputy Director, will assume the title and responsibilities of Executive Director, succeeding Dan Caldwell in the position. Caldwell will remain with CVA as a Senior Advisor and will take on a… Read more »

POLL: Veterans and Military Families support VA choice, more restrained foreign policy

New poll shows support for Afghanistan and Syria withdrawal and Trump Administration efforts to expand veterans’ health care choice   A new poll commissioned by Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) and conducted by In Pursuit Of, LLC shows veterans and military family members favor increased choice in the delivery of veterans’ health care, a more… Read more »