LEGISLATIVE

Legislative - This purpose of this program is to urge our legislators to preserve veterans’ rights and entitlements and to advocate a strong national defense. 

Check the VFW Auxiliary National Website (vfwauxiliary.org) for links to the websites for the US Senate, US House of Representatives, The White House and The National Achives. Find out how to contact your Representative.

You will find the link on the National website to sign-up for the Action Corps weekly newsletter and the VFW Checkpoint Newsletter.

 Legislative Reporting Guide 2019-20
 
Legislative National Powerpoint Presentation 2019
 
VFW 2020 Legislative Priority Goals
 
PROGRAM GOALS
  • VFW Priority Goals
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly
  • Community Legislative Education and Engagement
 AWARDS FOR AUXILIARIES
1. Most outstanding training of members on the legislative process. • Citation to every Auxiliary that trains members on the legislative process. Criteria and entry form (required) available at vfwauxiliary.org/resources. Auxiliaries must send the entry form to their Department Legislative Chairman by March 31, 2021. The Department Legislative Chairman must send a copy of all submitted entry forms to National Headquarters by April 30, 2021. Citations will be mailed directly to participating Auxiliaries from National Headquarters. • Citation and $25 to one Auxiliary in each of the four Conferences with the most outstanding training of members on the legislative process. The Department Legislative Chairman must sign and send a copy of the completed Department-winning entry form to the National Legislative Ambassador by April 30, 2021 for judging. AWARDS FOR DEPARTMENTS AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRMEN 1. Citation to each Department Legislative Chairman for participation in this Program. 2. $25.00 VFW Store Gift Certificate to one Department Legislative Chairman in each of the 10 Program Divisions for the best promotion of legislative education and member involvement in the Legislative Program. 3. Outstanding Performance Award in each of the 10 Program Divisions based on criteria listed on Page 5 and for the promotion of Program Goals on Page 37.



Veterans Vote Brochure

Legislative Checklist 2018-19