It's time for the Commission to stop ramming these ridiculous proposals down veterans' throats. They don't want it, and they're not taking it lying down. We're listening; but is the Commission?
The lead generation program was instituted in 2005 to quickly fill the ranks during a time of multiple overseas combat obligations. And it was successful in bringing the National Guard back to its end strength.
Sneaky White--decorated combat Vietnam Vet, veteran advocate and fundraiser from inside California's Ironwood Prison--sent me an article about two inm...
Who would not agree that our Nations Veterans are our greatest asset? Yet we fall down miserably as a Nation in providing for them once they return f...
Army Sergeant Major Jesse Acosta has received notification from the VA that his benefits for a caregiver are ending in 90 days, at the end of May. The letter he received from the VA states "he is no longer appropriate for the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers."
In a complicated, twisted tale of alleged corruption and betrayal over budgetary wars, a presumed cover-up simmers at a colossal scale between the Army and the National Guard.
It's no secret that US military operations can be harmful to the environment. US military presence and interventions often leave environmental health problems for both soldiers and the local population.
Robert Scheer sits down with Vietnam veteran, author and peace activist Ron Kovic to discuss what we have learned and not learned about the lessons of war since his time in combat in Vietnam.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy gave us a taste today of what can be achieved when good government works closely with caring and motivated constituents -- the end of veteran homelessness in his state.
Veterans realize the VA has its issues - but they also realize that these issues are fixable, and understand that privatizing the VA only makes things worse.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald was in Los Angeles last week to unveil the much-anticipated master plan for the West L.A. Veterans Affairs campus and sat fo...
Veterans who have willingly given so much in service to their country should not have to bear the burden of being further stigmatized by your ignorant and foolish statements. If you insist on trying to use your "celebrity status" for a cause, please educate yourself on the facts of PTSD.
I'm glad Palin spoke up. I'm glad that she's passionate about the lack of care our vets get when they come home. I'm glad that she used her spotlight to go off script and use her annoyingly shrill voice to raise awareness of a serious issue that's been plaguing this country for over a century.
As our nation's next commander-in-chief, you will not only inherit the care of 2.4 million active and reserve service members -- as well as their 3 million family members -- you will assume the task of supporting 21 million veterans. What role should the government play in caring for our veterans?
One of the subjects nearest and dearest to my heart is that of my fellow veterans. I've written several articles over the past year that have cente...
The efforts that the military are expending when it comes to reducing the rate of suicide among active duty troops should be commended. That doesn't mean that the fight is over, however, and I think the numbers back that statement up pretty well.