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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
- 4 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
- 5 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 16 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 16 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
- 17 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
- 18 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
- 19 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
- 41 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
- 101 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
- 113 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
- 151 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?"
Tell Senator Burr: Apologize for Your Disgusting Remarks ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, Richard Burr, veterans, VSO, VA, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, politics, government )

CarrieSIC
- 183 days ago - action.votevets.org
Tea Party darling Senator Richard Burr used Memorial Day to launch an attack at Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) who are refusing to call for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation. Senator Burr smeared them as not caring about the veterans...
How America Is Failing Its Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, veterans affairs, services, failing the vets, govenrment programs, politics, law, media, news, society, usa, government )

Cal
- 186 days ago - theweek.com
The problem is far worse than long wait times at VA hospitals
Can Dogs Replace Drugs to Help Veterans Overcome PTSD? (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: veterans, ptsd, dogs, replacement for drugs, amazing video, memorial day video )

BarbKnigh
- 186 days ago - care2.com
Any dog lover can tell you how much their dog lifts their spirits and provides emotional support. Research even shows that having a dog can increase your happiness. But, new research is starting to show that training a dog using positive reinforcement....
*Take Action*Vermont's Senator Sanders Is Right: Use War Money to Take Care of Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society, support, veterans )

Kit
- 306 days ago - truth-out.org
Now, Bernie's done it again, proposing to use war funding to pay for veterans' benefits, with the most politically salient feature of his proposal being its reversal of the military pension cuts included in the Ryan-Murray budget deal. PETITION
 

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