June 26, 2019

Big Findings: Americans Don’t Want More Military Engagement Around the World

After nearly 18 years of continuous war around the world, Americans have had enough. A new poll commissioned by Concerned Veterans for America and VoteVets found that 83 percent of likely voters believe the United States should either keep military engagement where it stands or engage even less. The poll also found that voters want Congress… Read more »

June 20, 2019

House Passes Amendment to Reclaim War Powers

This week, the House of Representatives voted to take back congressional control of war powers. The House Minibus Appropriations package, which included appropriations for the Department of Defense with an amendment from Rep. Barbara Lee to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). This amendment would eliminate the often-misinterpreted law that has… Read more »

June 3, 2019

This Week on the Hill: VA MISSION Implementation Week

The day we’ve been waiting for is finally upon us – implementation day for the VA MISSION Act community care program. On June 6, the Department of Veterans Affairs will go live with major sections of the VA MISSION Act, including the new Veterans Community Care Program and regulations that cover urgent care for vets…. Read more »

May 24, 2019

Here’s Who we Met at Vets on the Hill

2019 Vets on the Hill is in the books! Our staff of veterans and military family members from all over the country spent two packed days on Capitol Hill, meeting with congressional offices and members – 133 offices to be exact! CVA members visited offices from 18 states, Republicans and Democrats. They talked about the… Read more »

May 21, 2019

Meet the Vets on the Hill

This week, Concerned Veterans for America staff will attend more than 100 meeting with members of Congress and Hill staffers for our annual Vets on the Hill event. CVA’s veterans and military family members will discuss everything from veterans’ health care to defense spending to foreign policy. CVA’s staff members come from all walks of… Read more »

May 20, 2019

This week on the Hill: Vets Make Their Case to Congress

This is a special week on the Hill, as Concerned Veterans for America staff fly in from all over the country to meet with members of Congress about issues that are important to their veteran communities back home. This year, they’ll talk about veterans’ health care, the national debt, defense spending and foreign policy in… Read more »

May 16, 2019

State voices: Here’s how my state can help veterans

Lauren Stewart is the deputy state director of Americans for Prosperity – Virginia and a military spouse. Virginia has long been a home for veterans and military families. Our proximity to Washington, D.C. means many in the Pentagon commute from Northern Virginia. Our bases and surrounding cities are home to thousands of active duty service members and… Read more »