Has the Department of Veterans Affairs come a long way toward providing better care for veterans? Absolutely. But that doesn’t mean serious problems don’t persist. The VA is still not reliably tracking veterans’ wait times, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This assessment comes five years after the Phoenix VA scandal erupted, informing the… Read more »
In the last 10 years, the Department of Veterans Affairs budget has more than doubled, reaching nearly $200 billion. Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked that if the debt limit is raised and federal spending levels increase, the treasury must provide another $22 billion to transfer to the VA. That extra spending was supposedly… Read more »
As tensions between the United States and Iran continue to grow, it’s becoming clearer that Congress needs to take back its constitutional responsibilities around war and peace and rigorously debate where, when, and why we send troops into harm’s way. Concerned Veterans for America Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell recently wrote in The Hill that Congress… Read more »
Concerned Veterans for America is hosting an end of year Appreciation Veteran Dinner. This event is ideal for veterans, their families, and anyone interested in veteran affairs and issues. Come enjoy some good food and hear compelling stories from our veteran speakers. Learn what Concerned Veterans for America is all about, what we’re working on,… Read more »
Join Concerned Veterans for America for an evening of patriotic art and dynamic guest speakers in the courtyard of the Veterans Art Center Tampa Bay. Dinner will be provided. Find out more and register here!
Join us for an evening with Mark Lucas, Executive Director for Concerned Veterans for America, as we discuss VA accountability, reform, and health care options. Whether you are a veteran, veteran family member, or someone interested in veteran issues, this is the perfect event to learn more about what’s going on and how you can… Read more »
Join us for BBQ and an update on the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 from CVA Florida’s Coalitions Director, Diego Echeverri. Diego is an Army veteran who deployed to Afghanistan in 2003 as a 27D Paralegal Specialist assigned to the 10th Mountain Division. After leaving the Army, Diego went on to earn a Bachelor’s and MBA at Nova… Read more »