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The nearly 100-year-old cross was built on public land in Maryland to honor fallen World War I soldiers.
“Support our troops,” read a leaflet my children brought home from school in their backpacks in January 1991. It was a message
Some veteran service organizations have drawn a line in the sand to defend VA health care.
Might I recommend that Mr. Crews read a little book published about a decade ago titled America's White Table, which accurately
Among those who did return and the family members of all who served, I see too much addiction and pain. That personal human suffering is an unacceptable legacy to those who died in service to their nation.
Don Draper has been shedding quite a few things this season. So it makes sense that he ends the penultimate episode in the epic novel for television that is Mad Men sitting alone on a bus stop in Oklahoma, heading west.
Meanwhile, the Education Department continues to funnel more accounts and taxpayer money to Navient. The American Legion
Obama is set to announce a plan Thursday evening to defer deportations of some undocumented immigrants, a move which has
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It was time for me to tell my son the story behind the little red poppies. I turned off the soccer match and explained to my son why the poppy has long been associated with the Armistice and honoring veterans.
For five years, VA leadership under Secretary Shinseki apparently continued doing the same things over and over in order to achieve a different outcome. And for five years, President Obama has supported the same secretary who continues to do the same things over and over.
A highly bitter war of words has broken out between veterans organizations and the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs amid the brewing controversy over health care for former servicemen and servicewomen.
It is not uncommon for politicians and outside groups to get into heated battles over policy; certainly less so when (like
What happened at the Phoenix VA is a real tragedy, and it deserves an investigation and a response. Without polling, I can tell you pretty much all of America's veterans believe that. But, what veterans don't seem to be saying yet, at least in the survey of our supporters, is that Eric Shinseki should resign.
Yes, Secretary Shinseki does owe us an explanation. But he owes it after a thorough investigation of these serious allegations is able to determine exactly what happened. Shinseki has stated that if the investigation substantiates allegations of employee misconduct, swift and appropriate action will be taken.
On Wednesday, he pointed out another reason to add Iran sanctions to the veterans measure. "It happens to be a vehicle that
Harry Reid Slams GOP Effort To Tie Iran Sanctions To Veterans Bill