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Q&A: CVA Senior Advisor Darin Selnick on what limiting community care means for vets

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues, veterans are still looking for answers about their access to the health care they need. In late March, the Department of Veterans Affairs proposed limiting veterans’ ability to seek care in their communities through the VA MISSION Act. This proposal raised many questions: How should veterans move forward with getting... Read more »

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CVA executive director Nate Anderson to White House: Direct the VA to reverse its decision on pausing the VA MISSION Act

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We’ve seen historic reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs over the last few years, including increased health care choice for veterans and more accountability at the VA. But in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the VA has backtracked on much of its progress, shutting down most access to community health care, leaving many... Read more »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

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Here’s who CVA met in our district office visits

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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 »

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