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2015 Advocacy Summit Highlights


Even though the severe weather forced NFDA to cancel the trip to Arlington National Cemetery during the 2015 NFDA Advocacy Summit, NFDA President Rob Moore, his wife Pat, and son Robert were still able to lay a wreath on behalf of all association members at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

2015 Issues

"Veteran Burial Benefit Parity Act of 2015," which would increase the value of VA funeral and burial benefits for our nation's veterans.

"Social Security Lump-Sum Death Benefit Improvement and Modernization Act of 2015" (H.R. 1109), which would increase the value of the Social Security lump-sum death benefit from $255 to $1,000

"The Families of Fallen Servicemembers First Act" (H.R. 250), which would ensure the immediate payment of military death benefits to survivors of fallen service members when federal spending authority lapses.