Military/Press Releases

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

VFW Urges House to Approve Defense Bill

Untitled Document New retirement plan could be greatest recruiting and retention tool ever WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the National Defense Authorization Act when it comes up for a vote next week. The $495.9 billion base budget provides additional funding for fighter aircraft, helicopters, ship building and missile defense. It als ... More

VFW Files Suit Against VA

Untitled Document New claims procedure benefits the government, not veterans WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Disabled American Veterans filed a joint lawsuit yesterday to force the Department of Veterans Affairs to change a new claims submission procedure that was created solely to benefit the VA, not veterans. The main issue is the elimination of an informal claims process and ... More

Getac Announces Veretos Mobile Video System

Untitled Document IRVINE, Calif. - Getac, a leading manufacturer of rugged computers, announced today its release of the Veretos Mobile Video System (MVS). The Veretos MVS is an in-car mobile video recording system engineered for use in law enforcement vehicles to capture all activities in and around the vehicle as they happen. Designed for superior performance, expandability and ease of use, Getac’s Veretos M ... More

VFW: CNN Anchor Comment Devoid of Reality

Untitled Document WASHINGTON — Amidst the Baltimore street rioting this week came an on-air comment Tuesday from CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin that seemingly blamed the tension on military veterans who return from war and become police officers prepared to do battle in communities they don’t know. She publicly apologized this morning, but the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States ... More

VFW Calls New VA Appropriations Bill ‘Bad for Veterans’

Untitled Document Washington - The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States said the U.S. House of Representatives is set to penalize disabled veterans this week if it votes to reduce the Department of Veterans Affairs budget request by more than $1.5 billion. “The nationwide crisis in care and confidence that erupted in the VA last year was caused in many ways by a lack of ... More

Getac Announces Significant Upgrades to Company’s Fastest-Selling F110 Rugged Tablet and V110 Rugged Convertible Notebo ...

Untitled Document IRVINE, CA — Getac Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged computers, today released the updated V110 rugged convertible and the updated F110 rugged tablet, making Getac’s fastest-selling products even better. The second generation F110 and V110 products each feature a fifth generation Intel Processor, Intel HD Graphics 5500, an eight-megapixel rear camera, a front HD webcam and an updated Lu ... More