Military/Press Releases

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Oakley Standard Issue Launches New Website

Untitled Document New Site Offers Expanded Product Views, Improved Functionality and Multi-media. FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., – Oakley Standard Issue, a division of Oakley, Inc., recently launched a new website for their membership program. The website has been overhauled from the ground up and offers a fresh look, advanced product merchandising, and multi-media content; providing the ultimate user-friendly ex ... More

VFW Salutes New Agent Orange Decision

Untitled Document Contaminated C-123 aircraft used years after Vietnam War WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United is saluting today’s decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to begin accepting disability claims from veterans potentially exposed to Agent Orange-contaminated aircraft in the post-Vietnam era. The decision by VA Secretary Bob McDonald could now benefit as many as 1,500 ... More

Bates Footwear Raises Funds For Boot Campaign During Military Appreciation Month

Untitled Document ROCKFORD, Mich. (June 2015) – In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Bates recognized those who serve and have served by giving back to a military related charity. During the month of May, Bates donated a portion of all online sales at to Boot Campaign. “Bates is privileged to continue our partnership with Boot Campaign and honor our service members during Militar ... More

VFW Wants New Colorado Hospital Built

Untitled Document WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is calling on Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs to work through a funding impasse for a new VA medical center in Aurora, Colo. If an agreement is not reached by the end of this week, VA will hit a mandatory spending cap that will force the project to shut down for the second time in six months, and with the very real possi ... More

VFW Releases New Veterans Choice Program Survey Report

Untitled Document WASHINGTON — The latest survey report by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. reveals that veteran participation and awareness of the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Choice Program are improving, but that there are still fundamental areas of concern that must be addressed in order to ensure every veteran who is eligible for the new program is provided the opportunity to use it. The pr ... More