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May 18, 2018

CVA applauds nomination of Robert Wilkie for VA Secretary

ARLINGTON, Va.–Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is welcoming the news that President Trump will nominate Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie to continue leading the Department of Veterans Affairs. The grassroots group highlighted that Wilkie is well-qualified to lead the department and collaborate with Congress and the Trump administration to implement much-needed reforms.CVA Executive Director Dan Caldwell… Read more »

May 17, 2018

VA MISSION Act Passes the House; Now, Senate Must Act

The VA MISSION Act is one step closer to becoming law, passing the House in grand fashion. The legislation that will overhaul and expand the Veterans Choice Program while funding it in the interim passed the House 347-70. It now heads over to the Senate for a final vote. Concerned Veterans for America was first out… Read more »

May 17, 2018

Facebook Live with Rep. Roe – 4 Things You Missed

Concerned Veterans for America held a Facebook Live event this week with House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe to talk about reforms coming to the Department of Veterans Affairs, especially the VA MISSION Act.  In case you couldn’t watch, here are four things you missed from our conversation with Rep. Roe.  The goal of the VA… Read more »

May 16, 2018

No More Games. Pass the VA MISSION Act.

This week, both the House and Senate are discussing the VA MISSION Act, bipartisan legislation that will overhaul and reform the Veterans Choice Program along with other facets of the Veterans Health Administration. The Choice Program is set to run out of money by May 31st. That deadline is quickly approaching and threatens the care… Read more »

May 9, 2018

5 Things to Know About the MISSION Act

This week, the House Veterans Affairs Committee approved the MISSION Act, moving the bill one step closer to a vote of the full House.   The measure would give veterans real choice over their health care by allowing them to seek care outside the VA’s system.  Here are five things you need to know about the MISSION Act: The bill would overhaul and expand the Veterans Choice Program, allowing veterans greater access to health care outside the VA…. Read more »

May 1, 2018

#VAFail – Pictures of Trash-Filled Clinic Room Spark Investigation

“It’s kind of weird that the people who are there to service us kind of see us as a hindrance more than anything. We don’t seem to be a priority.” Those are the words of Army veteran Christopher Wilson after visiting a Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Salt Lake City a few weeks ago…. Read more »

April 10, 2018

ICYMI: CVA Has a Seat at the Table with the Trump Administration

The debate over veterans having access to private health care rages on, and CVA is hoping to be a strong and unwavering voice with an earned influence at the Trump White House and in Congress.  Since its founding, CVA haven’t been afraid to call out inefficiencies and misconduct at the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense. Executive Director Dan Caldwell told The Washington Post, “when a system isn’t… Read more »