February 10, 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 »

February 3, 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 »

January 28, 2021

CVA’s 2021 policy priorities: the mission remains

When Concerned Veterans for America’s 2020 policy agenda was released, we couldn’t have imagined a global pandemic would shortly follow. Still, we were able to make great strides in the effort to end our nation’s endless wars and protect veterans’ health care options, even with all the challenges of the past year. We found many… Read more »

January 20, 2021

New Poll: Majority of veterans and military families want to end ‘endless wars’

In a recent poll, Concerned Veterans for America found veterans and their families are increasingly looking to draw down military engagement around the world.  More than two thirds of veterans, 67 percent, voiced support for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, up nearly 10 points (8%) from just three years ago. Similarly, 68 percent of veterans support full withdrawal from Iraq.  A majority… Read more »

January 7, 2021

CVA’s Nate Anderson on events in the U.S. Capitol

Like most of America, I am deeply troubled by the events that transpired in our nation’s capital yesterday. Peaceful transitions of power are a hallmark of our democracy and attempts to subvert it are simply indefensible. The events of yesterday do not reflect the America I fought and sacrificed for, and I suspect many veterans… Read more »

December 29, 2020

What CVA accomplished in 2020

To say that 2020 was a different kind of year would be an understatement. We faced unprecedented challenges as a nation. But it has been encouraging to see Americans watch out for each other while adapting to difficult circumstances. Despite these challenges, the men and women who make up the ranks of Concerned Veterans for… Read more »

December 22, 2020

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, virtual town halls enabled CVA to engage lawmakers on crucial reforms

No in-person events in 2020? No problem. Concerned Veterans for America adapted to the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions and regulations with more than 10 policy forums with lawmakers. While we love getting together with our supporters and activists for town halls with their representatives in Congress, 2020 provided us with a unique opportunity to bring… Read more »