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How to Get Out of the Military

Hardly a week goes by that I don’t receive email from someone asking how they can get out of the military. Sometimes the person is disillusioned — perhaps their recruiter lied to them, or perhaps they had… 14 more words

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VA Turns Back on C-123 Crews Poisoned by Toxic Herbicides

Today, the US Department of Veterans Affairs turned their back on reservists who suffer from disabilities as a result of their exposure on contaminated C-123 aircraft following the Vietnam War. 61 more words

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Master Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez – Never Say Die

The Congressional Medal of Honor is conferred upon those who distinguish themselves through their gallantry in action. Master Sergeant Roy Benavidez did just that when he didn’t think twice about his own life as he made his way through the jungle of Vietnam to rescue a 12 man Special Forces team that was under extreme fire from enemy forces. 858 more words

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VAOIG blasts Philly regional office

A report issued today by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (VAOIG) has substantiated gross mismanagement, negligence and misconduct at the VA Regional Office (VARO) in Philadelphia. 56 more words

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Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

Members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal collectively during a ceremony today in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. 63 more words

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MyVA Advisory Committee

Secretary Bob McDonald’s push to improve the VA experience for Veterans just got more brain power behind it. The MyVA Advisory Committee, a group of 14 hand-picked experts in business, medicine and Veteran advocacy, met in Washington for the first time to discuss the department’s Veteran-centric initiatives. 33 more words

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