Veterans of Foreign Wars
Carlos Fuentes is the Director of the National Legislative Service for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. In this role, he continues to play a pivotal role with regards to the ongoing healthcare debate. It is his responsibility to plan, coordinate and implement the VFW’s national legislative agenda with members of Congress, their staff and committees, and with other federal departments, agencies and organizations. Carlos served six years in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Civil Affairs Noncommissioned Officer. In 2009, he deployed to Helmand, Afghanistan, where he helped develop governmental infrastructure and contributed to humanitarian relief efforts in the war-torn region. Prior to joining the VFW, he helped develop and pass Veterans’ health care legislation as a staff member on the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs from 2011 to 2014.