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Tell Congress: The TPP Is a Bad Deal for America's Veterans ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Americans, vets, jobs, congress, freedoms, ethics, government, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, troops, politics, news, economy )

- 1245 days ago -
The deal, negotiated in secret between the United States and eleven countries, expands upon the NAFTA model that has sent many good paying manufacturing jobs ~ previously held by veterans ~ overseas.
Veteran's Administration: It's Criminal to Make Vets Wait Years for Benefits -PLEASE SIGN!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, americans, government, troops, vets, benefits, fought4ourCounrty, died4us, families )

- 1999 days ago -
The number of U.S. veterans still unable to claim their hard-earned benefits after a year of filing has raised from 11,000 in 2009 to 245,000 in 2012 -- a 2000% increase in three years. Almost a million veterans are on hold for their benefits
All Over the USA and Out in the Streets in Solidarity With Occupy Oakland - Wednesday, November 2nd -Take Action-Pass It on
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NOV 2, Nationwide, Occupy Oakland, Solidarit, Peaceful Protest., Police Abuse, police brutality, 1st Amendment violated, community groups, unions, anti-war groups, all progressive organizations, vets, individuals, OWS please share & re post )

- 2523 days ago -
In response to the violent repression, which included the use of tear gas, guns that use incapacitating bean bags, batons and the arrests of over 85 protesters,come take to the streets in solidarity Defend Oakland! Defend all the occupations everywhere!
Action Alert..Help Our Veterans Enter the Job Market
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, petition, Vets, employment, assistance, military )

- 3161 days ago -
Returning to a civilian life after military service can be difficult, particularly for a young or inexperienced veteran who has to find a regular job for the first time.
Proposal to Ease Aid for G.I.'s With Stress Disorder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, military, Vets, post-traumatic stress, compensation )

- 3317 days ago -
Under fire from veterans groups and Congress for its handling of disability claims, the Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing new regulations that it says will make it easier for veterans to seek compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder.
GI Bill for a New Era Kicking in
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, GI bill, military, troops, Vets, Service, education, help, GoodNews )

- 3342 days ago -
ALBANY -- P.J. Higgitt has not had much time for college in the last two decades. After a full-time stint in the Army, he has continued his military service in the National Guard, 18 months of which he had to worry about staying alive during a tour in..
Soldiers Adjust to Returning Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, war, National Guard, Vets, Reintegration )

- 3490 days ago -
"With combat veterans, we've trained them to do intense things and now they have to come back to a culture that doesn't quite understand them and we need to give them time to do that. We need to give them the opportunity to do that at their pace,"
Inhalant Habit Killed Dwyer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dwyer, Iraq war, vets, VA, huffing, ethics. Congress )

- 3725 days ago -
Remember this photo? This man, a symbol of the Iraq War, just died from huffing. Where was the VA? Where is the outrage?
'How Do You Fund a War, But Not the Casualties?'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, war, bushadministration, death, Vets )

- 3988 days ago -
I honestly do not know how this president sleeps at night..
101 G.I. Suicides Must Not Be Afterthoughts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, afghanistan, iraq, war, PTSD, Vets, suicides )

- 4054 days ago -
Oh, by the way, the Pentagon, as an afterthought to the 3,705 G.I. deaths in Iraq since the start of the war five-and-a-half years ago, said that 101 U.S. service men and women have committed suicide after returning home.

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