116th National Convention Proposed resolutions 2015

The below resolutions are being provided for review prior to the Department Convention. They require no action by the convention other than discuss, debate and direct respective committee members and registered delegates from the department who will attend the National Convention. At the National Convention the committee members or registered delegates may take the concerns of the membership to the convention committee meetings and the convention floor for a final determination by the delegates.

national security & foreign affairs

R401 END SEQUESTRATION
R402 SUPPORT THE TROOPS AND THEIR WAR AGAINST TERRORISM
R403 KEEP DEFENSE BUDGET RELEVENT
R404 PRESERVE THE ALL-VOLUNTEER FORCE
R405 LINK MILITARY PAY INCREASES TO PRIVATE-SECTOR INCREASES
R406 THOROUGHLY REVIEW MCRMC RECOMMENDATIONS
R407 PRESERVE MILITARY TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
R408 ENSURE DOD COMPLIANCE WITH TAP MANDATE
R409 REVISE UNFAVORABLE DISCHARGE REVIEW PROCEDURES
R410 PROVIDE DD-214s TO ALL RESERVE COMPONENT MEMBERS
R411 CORRECT RESERVE COMPONENT EARLY RETIREMENT PAY PROVISIONS
R412 EXPAND OPERATION WARFIGHTER PLACEMENTS
R413 PROVIDE FULL CONCURRENT RECEIPT OF MILITARY RETIREMENT PAY AND VA DISABILITY COMPENSATION
R414 MST INCIDENT REPORTING AND TREATMENT
R415 REPEAL SBP/DIC OFFSET
R416 CREATE A JOINT MILITARY MEDICAL COMMAND
R417 PROTECT POW/MIA FULL ACCOUNTING MISSION FUNDING
R418 CALL FOR MORE UNILATERAL POW/MIA ACTIONS BY VIETNAM
R419 SECURE AMERICA'S BORDERS
R420 HALT ROGUE NATION WMD PROGRAMS
R421 BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE CRITICAL TO NATIONAL SECURITY
R422 SUPPORT THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON TAIWAN
R423 SUPPORT THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
R423 SUPPORT THE STATE OF ISRAEL

 

veterans service resolutions

 

R601 ADEQUATE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS BUDGET
R602 OPPOSE VA PHARMACEUTICAL CO-PAYMENT INCREASES
R603 MAKE CHAMPVA PAYMENTS FAIR TO PROVIDERS
R604 VA MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT
R605 CONSIDER TREATMENT FOR A PRESUMPTIVE SERVICE CONNECTED CONDITION AS A CLAIM FOR VA COMPENSATION
R606 EXTENDING GULF WAR PRESUMPTIONS AND HEALTH CARE TO AFGHANISTAN THEATER VETERANS
R607 NURSING HOME ELIGIBILITY
R608 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY HEALTH CARE
R609 PTSD AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE
R610 VA SERVICES FOR WOMEN VETERANS
R611 INCREASE ACCESS, CHOICE, AND VALUE OF HEALTH CARE FOR VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS, AND THEIR FAMILIES
R612 EXPAND VA CAREGIVER BENEFITS
R613 EXTEND SERVICE CONNECTION PRESUMPTION TO BLAST SURVIVORS
R614 TINNITUS AND HEARING LOSS PRESUMPTIVE SERVICE CONNECTION
R615 HEARING LOSS COMPENSATION
R616 VA CLAIMS WORKLOAD
R617 IMPROVE EDUCATION BENEFITS FOR SURVIVORS
R618 BURIAL PLOT ALLOWANCE
R619 TOXIC EXPOSURES
R620 HOMELESS VETERANS PRIORITIES
R621 ENSURE VETERAN SUCCESS IN EDUCATION
R622 VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
R623 SUPPORT VETERANS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS
R624 VETERAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
R625 SUSTAINABLE NON-VA HEATH CARE OPTIONS FOR VETERANS
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