News and Views

January 6, 2017
Week of January 2 Here’s another round-up of what we’ve been doing and watching this week, from in the news and around the web: As we all return from a long-deserved Holiday break, we are reminded of the importance of staying engaged and fighting...
January 2, 2017
  Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of interviews, we’re asking VFAI leaders to share more about how their service...
December 28, 2016
By Scott Cooper When I retired from the Marine Corps, like all of my friends who served, I reflected on my experience and wondered if I could find something as meaningful and important. I often revisited the words of Oliver Wendell Holmes, when he...
December 19, 2016
  As part of United Religions Initiative North America’s #TangibleHope campaign, Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of...
December 16, 2016
In Syria, the battle for the last of rebel-controlled Aleppo culminated in “a complete meltdown of humanity” as pro-government forces, backed by Russia and Iran, moved in on Tuesday. At least 82 civilians, including children, were reportedly...
December 9, 2016
Last week Veterans for American Ideals (VFAI) hosted its first-ever Leader Convening, bringing together a bipartisan group of 30 veterans from across the nation to fight for policies consistent with American values. During the three days of meetings...
December 9, 2016
By Joe Jenkins Last week Veterans for American Ideals hosted (VFAI) its first Leader Convening, bringing together a nonpartisan group of 30 veterans from across the nation in Washington, D.C. In meetings with key decision makers in the White House...
December 6, 2016
On Friday the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included a renewal of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program for interpreters, translators, and other allies who served alongside U.S. troops in Afghanistan....
December 5, 2016
  As part of United Religions Initiative North America’s #TangibleHope campaign, Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of...
November 21, 2016
  As part of United Religions Initiative North America’s #TangibleHope campaign, Veterans for American Ideals is recognizing veteran leaders who are continuing their service by building unity and standing up for American values. Through a series of...

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