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We Are United Behind Social Security - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Disabled adults and children, Veterans )

Dandelion
- 60 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
DC is putting into action their plan to cut Social Security disability insurance for 11 million Americans, including more than 1 million veterans and 3 million children starting in 2016.
When Giving Up 'Wounded Warrior' Status Helps Vets Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Wounded Warriors', veterans, society, culture, family, freedoms, education, sadness, interesting, news, rights, world, humans, suffering, health, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 52,300 Americans wounded during the Iraq and Afghan wars are almost all home now. And while some are fully recovered, others will bear physical and mental scars forever.Each one has faced a difficult question:When does one stop being a wounded warrior
How Financial Companies Get Around The Law That Protects Military Families
Business  (tags: Consumer Financial Protection Agency, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Veterans )

Judy
- 116 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The MLA says that lenders can't charge military families interest rates above 36 percent. But the agency estimates that veterans and their families are paying 304 percent annual interest rates on their deposit advance borrowing.
Video - Back From the Battlefields, Soldiers Find Healing Ground
Health & Wellness  (tags: soldiers, veterans, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, health, humans, safety, society, treatment )

Lone
- 147 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Boulder Crest is a 37-acre sanctuary that welcomes active-duty service members, veterans, and their families to spend a week taking part in alternative therapies designed to bring about physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.
Veterans Say Loyola Recovery Foundation Closure Is Vital Loss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, troops, critical services, Cuts, VA Healthcare Network, Healthcare, Veterans, americans, disease, illness, prevention, treatment, sadness )

Dee
- 153 days ago - albany.twcnews.com
On Tuesday, employees were notified the 25 bed facility, would be closing. The VA in a statement, "VA Healthcare Network (VISN 2) which covers most of New York State, has had a long relationship with Loyola Recovery Foundation
Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, soldiers, military, Republicans, bills )

Freya
- 154 days ago - businessinsider.com
Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports.
These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, veterans, men, women, society, culture, education, interesting, news, freedoms, world, rights )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy group The Mission Continues, civilians have a lot to learn about those who've served in the armed forces.
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
Tell the Department of Defense: Support the Troops, Crack Down on Unpatriotic Corporate Predators ACTION US
Business  (tags: predatory lending, veterans, money, business, corporate, corruption, consumers, americans )

Nancy
- 166 days ago - action.citizen.org
On Veterans Day, politicians will make speeches honoring the sacrifices made by servicemen and servicewomen. But being ripped off by predatory lenders -- many of which prey specifically on residents of military bases -- should NOT be among our veterans' s-
21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture
Business  (tags: veterans, foodtank, farming, agriculture, homeless vets, family, world, war, humanrights, investments, business )

Nancy
- 166 days ago - foodtank.com
In the United States alone, there are 19.6 million veterans. According to the Independent Voter Network, approximately 3.6 million veterans have a service-related disability, 7.6 percent of veterans are unemployed, and veterans make up 13 percent of the-
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Disabled Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, disabled vets, society, politics, philanthropy, americans )

Cal
- 168 days ago - change.org
There are thousands of disabled veterans living in poverty and homeless and destitute. They are living in the woods,on the streets and in cardboard boxes.
Tell the Senate to Support the Mental Health of Veterans !PLEASE SIGN !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, veterans, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 189 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Twenty-two veterans die every day by suicide, and this isn't going to end unless we take action.
Please Sign: VA, Offer Pituitary Screening to All Veterans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pituitary, hypopituitarism, veterans, EID blasts, PTSD, TBI, hormonal imbalance, corisol, adrenalin, depression, suicide, US Veterans Administration, Dept of Veteran Affairs )

Susan
- 250 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Pituitary.org says that 1 in 5 people suffer from pituitary dysfunction - even more so if you have suffered any kind of jolt to the head, as have many war veterans. Screening for this condition will certainly save lives and quality of life for many vets.
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

Nancy
- 261 days ago - action.votevets.org
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
What They Died For
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American War, War of Terror, Bush, Cheney, Republicans, Obama, Democrats, Military Industrial Complex, Stop Loss, PTSD, Veterans, Suicide, American Imperialism, Hubris, VA Scandal, Mental Health Care, Politics )

Brian
- 299 days ago - truth-out.org
"Of the 4,486 American military deaths in Iraq, 911 were considered "non-combat related," that is, non-accidents, suicides. In some years, more soldiers died by their own hand than in combat. They died of the war, but not in the war. What for?"
 

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