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DOD better get serious about changing its spending habits; some Senators want to crack down

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“We failed the audit, but we never expected to pass it.” That is what then-Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said in 2018 when the DOD participated in and failed its first ever financial audit. Yes, the Pentagon has been going through financial audits for only three years. It failed all three times. But a... Read more »

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What’s next for VA reform? Policy Director Juliana Heerschap details what’s on the horizon for veterans’ health care.

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Concerned Veterans for America has released its 2021 policy agenda , and our grassroots army is hard at work sharing our solutions to the nation’s greatest challenges. This year’s agenda is packed full of ideas for continuing to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and ensuring veterans receive the care they were promised. We’ve been... Read more »

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CVA’s 2021 policy priorities: the mission remains

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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 »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

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CVA and coalition to Congress: Reject state bailout requests

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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 »

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

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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 »

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Here are CVA’s top policy priorities in 2020

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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 »

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5 biggest moments in 2019

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It’s impossible to predict the future. But coming into 2019, the Concerned Veterans for America team knew its mission would roughly stay the same. We were ready for a new year of advocating on behalf of veterans and preserving the freedom we sacrificed for in uniform. We started this year with big ideas and bold... Read more »

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3 big things that happened during Honor Their Sacrifice

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Concerned Veterans for America’s Honor Their Sacrifice campaign has wrapped up after 60 days of non-stop activity. We started this campaign with a mission – ask whether lawmakers are honoring veterans’ sacrifices with their policy decisions. Thanks to our grassroots army, we saw incredible success and the beginning of important conversations in Washington, D.C. Here... Read more »

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