Category Archives: Veterans

Sorry, But Society Doesn’t Give a Damn About Veterans

I’m not sorry I did not join in your celebrations and activities on Memorial Day.  I’m sure the day off from work was nice, along with the three-day sales and barbecues.  And the weather looked perfect so I’m sure it … Continue reading

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About That Veterans Bill

Wasteful government spending is a funny thing, in that people almost always rail against it until their cause is on the receiving end.   Such is the case of many veterans organizations as the latest veterans bill died in the … Continue reading

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Best Military Charities

Updated 2-15-14 Perhaps the most commonly asked question I receive on Twitter is which veterans organizations people should donate to.  There are billions of dollars donated every year in the name of helping veterans.  But which ones are the best? … Continue reading

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Obama Cuts Military Benefits, Leaves Unionized Civilians Untouched

From Jim Hoft at GatewayPundit: They will now only get the $7.50 daily proration for the individual days they are actually serving in harm’s way instead of for the whole month. (DOD) Barack Obama cut pay for military men and women serving in harm’s … Continue reading

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Walter Reed Overturns PTSD Diagnoses From Madigan Army Medical Center

First we need a little background on the issue. From Uncle Jimbo at Blackfive. In a lecture to colleagues, a Madigan Army Medical Center psychiatrist said a soldier who retires with a post-traumatic-stress-disorder diagnosis could eventually receive $1.5 million in … Continue reading

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Returning Vets Face Job Discrimination by Federal Government

Laws are for the private sector. Every year, more than a thousand National Guard, reserve and active-duty troops coming back from Iraq, Afghanistan or other military duties complain of being denied jobs or otherwise being penalized by employers because of their … Continue reading

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Veterans Bike Journey, and More VA Incompetence

Sometimes you just have to do something —anything — to get people’s attention. Jeremy Staat and Wesley Barrientos, veterans of the Iraq War, have been consumed by that feeling for months now. They’re proud of their military service and proud of … Continue reading

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Veteran Calls Suicide Hotline; Arrested, Cops Trash House Looking for Gun

File this one under “how not to help a depressed Veteran.”   Via This Aint Hell. “Corrigan telephoned what he believed to be the ‘Military’s Emotional Support Hotline’ because he was depressed and had not slept for several days,” the … Continue reading

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VoteVets.org- Another Phony Veterans Group

I was reading an article on the latest antics by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), everyones favorite terrorist front organization, when something caught my eye. Lt. Col. Sherri Reed of West Point told The Associated Press that cadets are “purposefully exposed to … Continue reading

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Private Chen Had Trouble Adjusting To Military Life

I no more than hit publish on the previous post and a find some interesting comments around the web about the death of Private Danny Chen. Now keep in mind I have not verified any of these sources yet.   Speculate … Continue reading

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