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November 7, 2019

These lawmakers promote policies that honor veterans’ sacrifice

These days it seems like lawmakers are often staring down the opposing party across a deep political divide. But that’s not always the case. Recently, some legislators are putting aside their differences to promote policies and reforms that honor veterans’ sacrifices. Although we won’t agree with everyone on everything, CVA is willing to work with… Read more »

October 21, 2019

More choice is working for veterans. I’ve seen it first-hand.

By Josh Stanwitz, Arizona Coalitions Director I was honored to serve my country in both the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army. I joined the Marine Corps when I was 17 years old, enlisting as an infantryman. Five years later, I joined the Army, where I spent the rest of my military career. My time… Read more »

October 15, 2019

The fight continues for better health care

Whether you’re new to Concerned Veterans for America or you’ve been with us since day one, you know we fight to ensure veterans get the health care they were promised. We’ve seen so much progress along the way, thanks to veterans and their families who’ve demanded better from lawmakers and the Department of Veterans Affairs…. Read more »

October 7, 2019

How much has 18 years of war cost us?

Oct. 7 marks the 18th anniversary of war in Afghanistan. What started as a response to the terror attacks of Sept. 11 has grown into years of war and nation building that is not achieving the desired outcomes. Those years have come at a tremendous price. As we reflect on 18 long years, it’s important… Read more »

September 30, 2019

What do government spending and veterans have in common? More than you might think.

As part of Concerned Veterans for America’s mission to honor the sacrifice of veterans, we’re calling on lawmakers to address out-of-control spending in Washington, D.C. You may be wondering what those two things have in common. Quite a lot, actually. It’s no secret that our government spends an outrageous amount of money that we often… Read more »

September 23, 2019

I served in Afghanistan. That’s how I know it’s time to withdraw.

By Jonathan Ramirez, Texas Grassroots Engagement Director In just a few weeks, the war in Afghanistan will pass its 18th anniversary. For nearly two decades, our service members have been putting their lives on the line, willing to sacrifice everything in defense of the country. The missions we had when we entered Afghanistan in 2001… Read more »

September 19, 2019

Here’s who CVA met in our district office visits

Concerned Veterans for America spent July and August scheduling meetings and knocking on doors! While Congress was in recess, CVA’s staff and members took the opportunity to meet with lawmakers in their home districts. Our activists talked about protecting the VA MISSION Act and other reforms needed at the Department of Veterans Affairs, asked members… Read more »