web analytics
Home » Posts tagged with » veterans

NYT: Pentagon Ignored Hundreds Of Soldiers Exposed To Chemicals In Iraq

The New York Times reports: More than 600 American service members since 2003 have reported to military medical staff members that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq, but the Pentagon failed to recognize the scope of the reported cases or offer adequate tracking and treatment to those who may have […]

Lane Evans served 24 years in the House from Western Illinois. He was a Marine who fought in the Vietnam war, and spent much of his congressional career fighting for veterans’ rights. The Democrat died Wednesday at a nursing home in East Moline, Illinois, said his former congressional staffer, Michael Malmstrom, who also was one […]

A Navy veteran and a group of 10 people stopped an attack on a 76-year-old woman outside of a grocery store in Florida. Navy veteran Kendrick Taylor chased the suspect down and stopped him from getting away, WGHP reports. “What if that was my grandmother?” Taylor said. Taylor explained that he was on his way […]

All businesses open to the public must allow service dogs in, but that was not the case at a Paterson, New Jersey Subway store. Richard Hunter’s troubled life turned around in July when the U.S. Army veteran received a service dog from the non-profit group Dogs4Warriors. The 50-year-old suffers from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder […]

An Army veteran who was wounded during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic and contained in a penned-in area in his backyard. In addition, he has also provided the ducks with a kiddie pools so they can swim. Darin Welker, […]

You would think that the team that exuded such confidence that they would ferret out Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction, led by popular wartine president George W. Bush, would have planned ahead for the inevitable wave of wounded veterans that are created by the travails of war. Shockingly, they completely failed to do so, and […]

A Texas veteran was asked to leave Walgreens because of his service dog. Christopher Goodson, who served with the United States Marine Corps, said the altercation happened on Thursday at the store in Mesquite. When Goodson walked in to buy a drink, the manager told him to “get the dog out.” Goodson said, “He could […]

Iraq war veterans who saw their friends die want to know why they were asked to make sacrifices, as they see the country unravel. Three years after American boots left the ground, Veterans who saw their fellow friends and soldiers bleed and cry and die are now questioning why they ever went in the first […]

A VA audit just released shows that approximately 100,000 veterans have been waiting for health care, with more than half waiting 90 days or more. In results of an internal audit ordered as the scandal over deadly VA wait times exploded last month, the agency said it found that schedule misreporting was widespread. Of the 731 […]

Via Being Liberal: Now read this:Those Praising Hagel Now Opposed Him As SecDef And Are Using Him To Bash Obama (Nov 24, 2014) What Reagan And Bush Did On Immigration Was A Greater Offense (Nov 21, 2014) Rand Paul: Having It Both Ways (Nov 20, 2014) Granderson: Gruber Critics Were Silent When Bush Misled On […]

Page 1 of 41234