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A look at why withdrawing from Afghanistan was the right decision

The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan has been a difficult reminder of years of missteps and mistakes, reinforced by the tragic death of 13 American service members and 169 Afghan civilians as the withdrawal drew to a close. As Washington tries to make sense of the botched evacuation, it’s imperative that it sees the war in… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, September 23rd 2021

Watch: Veterans reflect on September 11 on 20th anniversary

For many Americans, September 11, 2001, is a clear memory. We remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard the sobering news that planes had hit both towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and had crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. We watched with horror and deep… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, September 10th 2021

Get to know CVA: Five things to know about Education Director John Byrnes

Concerned Veterans for America has a grassroots army advocating the freedom and prosperity America’s veterans fought for. Those veterans and military families have joined us over the years to partner on the issues that matter most to them, and many have been in our ranks for years. But John Byrnes has been with CVA longer… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, September 8th 2021

Americans want accountability for 20 years of war in Afghanistan, not just the last 20 days

The U.S. military has completed its evacuation of Afghanistan, bringing a formal end to America’s longest war.  The last few weeks have been a solemn reminder of how much the Afghanistan War has cost in time, resources, dollars, and lives. Concerned Veterans for America Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell commented on the losses endured by the… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, September 2nd 2021