We collaborate with our veteran & military allies to maximize our collective advocacy impact.  We frequently submit formal letters, with policy recommendations, to federal agencies and Congress.

OUR LETTERS TO CONGRESS

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OUR LETTERS TO VA

VA, Protect the GI Bill

A letter to Secretary McDonald requesting additional oversight of the GI Bill to protect veterans from predatory colleges. Signed by 23 veteran and military organizations.  

OUR LETTERS TO THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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OUR LETTERS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Protecting Servicemember Loan Rates

Military and veteran groups wrote to the Department of Defense thanking them for automating SCRA rights and asking for restitution to servicemembers who previously were not accorded to these rights that they were entitled to. [...]

OUR LETTERS TO THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

Veterans and Military Service Organizations urge the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to maintain mandatory underwriting provisions of the rule regulating Payday, vehicle title and high-cost installment loans

Military and Veteran Service Organizations (MSO/VSOs) write to express opposition to recension of underwriting requirements of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 2017 rule regulating Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans.

Veterans and Military Service Organizations write the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding its proposal to delay implementation of Payday Loans protection rule

The undersigned Military and Veteran Service Organizations (MSO/VSOs) write to express opposition to the proposed delay of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 2017 rule regulating Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans. The [...]

OUR LETTERS TO THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

19 Veterans and Military service organizations’ public comment on US Federal Trade Commission’s proposed settlement with Victory Media’s “Military Friendly Schools”

Please accept this public comment from national organizations supporting servicemembers, veterans, military families, and survivors regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed settlement with Victory Media, Inc., also doing business as G.I. Jobs and Military [...]

OUR LETTERS TO THE STATES

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OUR ADVOCACY

See how VES is working to advance higher education success, protecting the integrity and promise of the GI Bill.

Our Advocacy Letters

  • We collaborate with our veteran & military allies to maximize our collective advocacy impact.  We frequently submit formal letters, with policy recommendations, to federal agencies and Congress.

  • We work with Congressional Committees and Members to introduce bills, hold hearings, and urge the executive branch to protect military-connected students.

Our Work with the Executive Branch

  • We work with federal agencies to ensure military-connected students’ hard-earned education benefits are successful and effective.

Our Work with the States

  • An emerging area of our work is helping state policymakers better understand and address the need to improve college quality and accountability.