FMCSA amends its commercial driver’s license (CDL) regulations

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the period of time required to apply for a skills test needed to obtain a civilian Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Members who operated tractor trailers can simply take a test for their Class A licensing. Continue reading

City Hall Press Conference Photos on May 24, 2016

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A group of concerned veterans attended a Press Conference on Tuesday May 24, at City Hall. We were there to express the concerns of veterans in Chicago and Illinois and to call on those running for elective office to have a well thought out, comprehensive program for the veteran community which we represent. We call on veterans themselves to stand up and be counted; vote for those candidates with a veterans program that supports and benefits our community. Continue reading

Against Privatization of the VA? Come to the CVO Meeting this Wednesday

The next meeting of CVO will be this Wednesday, February 15th at 7 PM at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 820 S. Damen in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. We are going to refocus CVO on fighting efforts to privatize the VA. Continue reading

Pre-New Years Eve Dinner Dance Fund-Raiser 2016

Join the National Women Veterans United (NWVU) for a Semi Formal Dinner Dance fund-raiser, in support of the IL Community Women Veteran’s Center. Music, food, fun, 50/50 raffles and camaraderie! Individual ticket donations ($50) or take advantage of a $50 discount for a table of ten at $450.00. Continue reading