May 4, 2020

CVA and coalition to Congress: Reject state bailout requests

Federal spending efforts should be focused on helping people who are hurting. Instead, many states would use bailout money as an opportunity to clean up fiscal mistakes of the past. Recently, Concerned Veterans for America joined Americans for Prosperity and The Libre Initiative in calling for members of Congress to reject massive state bailouts that… Read more »

April 22, 2020

New poll: Veterans and military families want out of Afghanistan, support more health care options for vets

The majority of veterans and military households are ready for the United States to leave Afghanistan, according to new polling commissioned by Concerned Veterans for America. The national survey found 73 percent of veterans and 69 percent of military households support withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. Those numbers are up 13 percentage points and nine percentage… Read more »

April 10, 2020

Six years after the Phoenix VA scandal, the fight for veterans’ health care continues

Six years ago, the country found out about a massive scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix. Staff at the Phoenix VA had been keeping two sets of wait lists for veterans seeking appointments – a digital set, which showed wait times were fairly short, and a paper set, which reflected the… Read more »

April 8, 2020

CVA chats with Rep. Chip Roy about veterans, the VA, and COVID-19.

Our Executive Director, Nate Anderson, “sat down” with Texas Representative Chip Roy on April 3rd to discuss issues important to veterans and all Americans as we go through the COVID-19 crisis as a nation. From health care to the VA’s response, to federal spending, we touch on a number of important topics. You can watch… Read more »

March 30, 2020

New VA policy proposal would severely limit veterans’ care during COVID-19 crisis

Our nation is in the midst of a health and economic crisis unlike any in living memory. Medical care providers are feeling immense pressure, especially at the Department of Veterans Affairs. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the VA has been tasked with taking on its “fourth mission” – providing services for the civilian population. In… Read more »

March 16, 2020

Nate Anderson: ‘Sacrifice is best honored by making the right decision for our national interest. That means leaving Afghanistan.’

In February, the United States signed an agreement to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. For those who served in Afghanistan and other countries as part of the Global War on Terror, this move was long overdue. In a recent op-ed, Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson discussed what our nation’s engagement with other… Read more »

February 19, 2020

Here are CVA’s top policy priorities in 2020

Ending America’s endless wars. Ensuring veterans get the health care they were promised. Reining in reckless spending that threatens our national security.   Achieving even one of these objectives is an ambitious goal toward which to strive.   But in 2020, Concerned Veterans for America is taking on each of these issues and providing the unique perspective… Read more »