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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
- 116 days ago - theweek.com
The problem is far worse than long wait times at VA hospitals
*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
- 236 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
Stand With the Veterans Who Stand to Lose Their Jobs in Bristol Bay ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vote Vets, Koch Brothers, Alaska, jobs, veterans, fishermen, politics, society, humans, ethics )

Carrie
- 240 days ago - action.votevets.org
We have a chance to land a knock out blow right now, but we need to know if you're with us.Sign our petition calling on the remaining investors to abandon this project and protect the jobs of the veterans who head to the Bay every year to earn a living...
Veterans Duckworth and Soltz: Food Stamp Cuts for Veterans 'Unacceptable' and 'Revolting'
Society & Culture  (tags: government, family, ethics, politics, society, veterans, SNAP food program, sadness )

Carrie
- 324 days ago - rawstory.com
An estimated 900,000 U.S. military veterans will lose some or all of their Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits on Friday.
Gary Sinise: Role as Lt. Dan Continues to Resonate and Impact the Lives of Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, society, veterans, Gary Sinise, tv, news, interesting, americans, humans )

Cal
- 479 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sinise, a longtime advocate for veterans' interests, says his role as a double-amputee Vietnam War veteran in the iconic movie "Forrest Gump" changed his life forever
Say Thanks To A Wounded Warrier, Heinz Will Donate ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, war, veterans, troops, wounded warriors, Heinz, free donation, world, violence, family )

Nancy
- 702 days ago - heinzketchup.com
For every card sent, Heinz will donate $1 to WWP and an additional 57 cents when a message is shared through the Facebook and Twitter links on the "Thank You" card confirmation page (up to $250,000 through July 1, 2013). As
How An FBI Fugitive Posed With the President
Society & Culture  (tags: FBI, crime, corruption, veterans, government, interesting, dishonesty, politics, society, law )

Carrie
- 710 days ago - abcnews.go.com
When President George W. Bush clasped hands with a supporter at a fund raising dinner, he and his Secret Service bodyguards apparently did not know that the man, according to authorities, was using a fake name and was actually wanted by the FBI for...
ACTION ALERT: Stop Sexual Assaults on Veterans! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: military, veterans, women, rape, sexual assault, violence, protection laws )

Simone
- 1177 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The last concern a female veteran should have at a VA facility should be the fear of sexual assault. But according to a report by the Government Accountability Office, over 300 veterans have suffered sexual violence while seeking treatment
How Memorial Day Came to Be
Society & Culture  (tags: Memorial Day, America, veterans, remembrance )

Anna
- 1207 days ago - news.discovery.com
Memorial Day, a day to remember America's veterans who have died in combat.John A. Logan, a Civil War general who would go on to be a U.S. Senator from Illinois, devised and promoted that idea of Memorial Day as the national holiday. ................
Helping Homeless and Disabled Veterans ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, protection, veterans, homeless, disabled )

Cher
- 1386 days ago - change.org
America's hero's cannot be found in a comic book or on the big screen. They are around us. They wore colors to blend in with nature, but often they saw the color red. Despite the intimidating factors of bloodshed, they fought on for their countries
Indian Vets Score a Win in Congress
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Veterans, culture, society, rights, politics, humans, government, freedoms, ethics, americans )

Kat
- 1436 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
"These Native American veterans are already struggling with wounds they suffered from serving our country and certainly shouldn't shoulder extra financial burdens because of some legislative defect," Wyden said. "Fixing this unjust flaw in the system ...
Veteran Losing the Battle for Earned Education Benefits
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, battle, education, sadness )

Lone
- 1570 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- On the day America remembers those who gave their lives for our country, one Utah Marine veteran wonders how his country forgot about him. Sam Gilligan joined the Marine Corps right out of high school in 1999. He fought in Iraq and r
Native American Memorial Day Cemetery
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, Native Americans, veterans )

Lone
- 1571 days ago - kget.com
There was another first at today's first Memorial Day ceremony at Bakersfield's National Cemetery; Tribal members performed a ceremony to release the spirits of the warriors who are buried there.
Stop the Holdup: Tell the Senate to Pass the End Veteran Homelessness Act ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, veterans, homeless, protection )

Cher
- 1572 days ago - change.org
Veterans make up about 12 percent of the population in general, but 25 percent of homeless individuals were once in the military. This disparity has been enough to catch the collective eye of Congress. There are more than a dozen bills before Congress
Veterans Memorial Dedicated at Boulder Cemetery
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Veterans, VietNam, VietNam Vets, culture, society, sadness, ethics, americans, interesting )

Kat
- 1573 days ago - dailycamera.com
The mementos left at the replica wall in 2008 are buried underneath the arch. On the ground beneath the arch, a pair of cast bronze combat boots stands as if their owner still wore them...
 

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