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"This Is Our Responsibility and the Right Thing to Do for Veterans"
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, society, safety, protection )

James
- 114 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
V.A. Rules May Enable Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans SEPT. 3, 2014 - Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines rele
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 123 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
Eliminate the Pentagon's Slush Fund PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pentagon corruption, military, government, congress, democrats, republicans, news, obama, lies, ethics, cover-up, americans, u.s., propaganda, dishonesty, society, safety, humans, socialsecurity )

Robert
- 294 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
By using that slush-fund, the Pentagon and their friends in Congress have managed to not only protect billions of dollars in wasteful spending, but to completely avoid any of the dramatic cuts that domestic programs like education and health care have f
60 MINUTES: Invisible Wounds of War
Health & Wellness  (tags: war injuries, military, healthcare, health, interesting, safety, risks )

Cal
- 601 days ago - cbsnews.com
Tens of thousands of servicemen and women are dealing with lasting brain damage as the Pentagon scrambles to treat these invisible wounds
PTSD: The Soldier's Private War
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, vets, war, horror, wounds, post traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, surviving, VA, Veterans Administration, failing, suicide, homelessness, despair )

Brian
- 717 days ago - truth-out.org
"The VA system can't handle the influx of veterans with PTSD. The reason, says Hughes, is the downsizing of the military, which makes more veterans eligible for care in VA hospitals. Their alternative? Often, says Hughes, it is suicide."
Obamacare Summed Up in One Sentence   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, treatment, research, health, politics, society and culture, military )

Cam
- 814 days ago - youtube.com
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Military Wives Strip Down to Raise Awareness About PTSD: Battling Bare
Health & Wellness  (tags: war, usa, troops, military, freedoms, cover-up, americans, environment, healthconditions, safety, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Susan
- 913 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Ashley Wise's husband Rob is about as tough as they come. The career soldier spent 8 years in the Marines before joining the Army after 9/11 and serving on two tours of duty in Iraq, but in April this year, he hit a wall. He locked himself in a hotel room
Older Veterans Increasingly at Risk for Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, military, Veterans health, risks, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, treatment, study )

Cal
- 1445 days ago - nvfnews.org
Despite their combat experience having occurred decades ago, older Veterans in California are at a much higher risk of suicide than the civilian population, as new analysis shows.
Operation Quiet Comfort
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, military, treatment, protection )

Ginger
- 1558 days ago - operationquietcomfort.com
We exist solely for the purpose of honoring and comforting America's military men and women who become sick and injured while serving in harm's way. We also provide support to those who care for them.
Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U.S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, protection, healthcare, humans, adverse drug effects, military, troops, suicide, soldiers, antidepressants, risks, safety )

Cheryl
- 1721 days ago - alternet.org
One in six service members is now taking at least one psychiatric drug, according to the Navy Times, with many soldiers taking "drug cocktail" combinations. Soldiers and military health care providers told the Military Times that psychiatric drugs are "be
Veterans Speak Out Against Burn Pits
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, environment, military, news, risks, study, humans, protection )

Cal
- 1774 days ago - latimes.com
A range of health problems are linked to the pits on military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. Toxic substances have been found in the smoke.
U.S. Troops Admit Abusing Prescription Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, military, healthcare, safety, abuse, study )

Cal
- 1837 days ago - usatoday.com
About one in four soldiers admit abusing prescription drugs, most of them pain relievers, in a one-year period, according to a Pentagon health survey released Wednesday.
2,000 Women Raped In US Military Last Year, Does Anyone Care?
Health & Wellness  (tags: raped, military, women, US )

Good
- 2338 days ago - therealnews.com
Women are more likely to be raped by their own comrades in arms than to be killed by an enemy.. The military is doing nothing about it, at least as far as I can see. If your company had this deplorable record, it would be shut down today..
SENATE REPUBLICANS BLOCK EFFORT TO AID PARALYZED VETERANS
Health & Wellness  (tags: Republicans, Congress, Veterans, health care, paralyzed veterans, Christopher and Dana Reeve Act, spinal cord injuries, Advancing America's Priorities Act, GOP, troops, war, bush administration, military )

Blue
- 2340 days ago - rawstory.com
The bill, Advancing America's Priorities Act, was blocked by a 50-42 vote, short of the 60 votes need to overcome a filibuster. It was created in an effort to draw attention to Sen. Tom Coburn, a stalwart crusader for tightening the pursestrings of gove
 

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