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Reflecting on 20 years of war in Afghanistan

Jordon Daniel’s family has a strong military tradition. He carried on that tradition in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, enlisting in the Navy and heading to basic just a year after the war in Afghanistan began. Now the coalitions director of Concerned Veterans for America-Colorado, Daniel works every day on behalf of his… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, February 26th 2021

‘This is the path Shannon recommended for me.’ Watch veteran and Gold Star husband Joe Kent talk about his military career and life after serving.

After a career in Army Special Forces, 11 deployments, and work in the intelligence community, Joe Kent has seen it all. His experiences in war zones have given him a unique perspective on the wars the United States is fighting and whether those wars are worth continuing.  The death of his wife Shannon —a Navy… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, February 24th 2021

What’s next for VA reform? Policy Director Juliana Heerschap details what’s on the horizon for veterans’ health care.

Concerned Veterans for America has released its 2021 policy agenda , and our grassroots army is hard at work sharing our solutions to the nation’s greatest challenges. This year’s agenda is packed full of ideas for continuing to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and ensuring veterans receive the care they were promised. We’ve been… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, February 17th 2021

As deadline looms, CVA continues advocacy for full withdrawal from Afghanistan 

The deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan is approaching, and we are continuing to support that withdrawal with the latest phase of our  End Endless Wars campaign.  Over the next few months, we will invest in a large digital ad campaign urging President Joe Biden and his administration to fully withdraw all troops by May. The withdrawal date was established in… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, February 10th 2021

Veterans set an example of unity, leadership

A divided America can look to its veterans as an example of how to work together.  Concerned Veterans of America and AMVETS disagree on a lot in terms of public policy. But our organizations are united in our desire to bring Americans together in support of the ideals of representative government.  Nate Anderson, our executive… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, February 3rd 2021