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Veteran Anon

Well, it’s downright impossible to get through to the V.A., and believe me that I have applied. Do you know it’s been over 2 years? How does a bloke get to see the man? 51 more words

Our Men of Honor

“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.” John F. Kennedy… 345 more words

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VA Secretary McDonald Caught in a Lie

Another high level US government official has been caught in a lie. This time it is Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald. On January 30, a CBS video captured a homeless veteran informing McDonald that he was once in the US Special Forces. 165 more words

Government Ineptness

About VASECMcDonald: it's not Brian Williams redux

When I first heard the news about VA secretary Robert McDonald‘s calling himself a Special Forces vet, I had two thoughts: 1) “Wow, SOF is kinda like the French Resistance.”  2) “Brian Williams, Bill O’Reilly, now this?” But looking a little more closely at the actual gaffe, it’s perhaps more forgivable than claiming to have taken RPG fire in Iraq or mortars in the Falklands. 111 more words

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'We shared an oath, man': Instapundit, others ridicule VA Secretary's 'Special Forces' service

The sort of embellishments NBC News anchor Brian Williams made to his experiences in war zones that led to his unpaid suspension certainly aren’t limited to him alone, and we can expect more and more public figures to go under the microscope in the coming weeks. 678 more words

US Politics

Calling all veterans: send me your experiences in the VA system

Written by Allen West on February 17, 2015

URL of the Original Posting Site: http://allenbwest.com/2015/02/calling-veterans-send-experiences-va-system/

Recently, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald had a little unprofessional tussle during a budget hearing with Colorado Rep. 646 more words

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Obama to sign veterans suicide prevention bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is joining with lawmakers and government leaders to cast a spotlight on the issue of suicide among veterans.

Obama on Thursday will sign the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act into law. 95 more words

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