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3 Marine Combat Vets from Michigan Die in a training accident, Mi. will not honor them.
On March 10 during a training exercise off the coast of Florida in heavy fog a Black hawk helio crashed into the gulf. All 11 on board perished in the crash, 7 Marines of an elite unit, 4 Army ...
vzfk3s 03/27/2015 41 83 1 -
Double Tongued or Tongue Tied? Veterans' Pensions and VA Secretary Robert McDonald
"Everything that we do and every decision we make has to be focused on the veterans we serve," VA Secretary Robert McDonald said. "Changing the way we determine eligibility to make the process ...
angelajean 03/19/2015 16 11 - -
VA Wants to Rig The System Against Wartime Vets
Are you a Vietnam Veteran? Do you know a Vietnam Veteran? Do you care at all about veteran issues? Then we need you to help spread the word quickly. The VA is out to change a small ...
angelajean 03/18/2015 22 29 3 -
Veterans Administration Secretary Bob McDonald did the right thing.
One thing you will never get away with as a Veteran is lying about your accomplishments while in service. That means lying about your rank, lying about your training, lying about what you did, and ...
llbear 02/24/2015 34 27 - -
Veterans Administration from Paper Files to Digital Records
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 02/12/2015 2 7 - -
VA Nurse: "Putting Someone Else in His Shoes"
Within the, people served responsibility not upheld, Veterans Administration Agency and it's Dedicated Staff!! Nurse at Salisbury VA hospital gives veteran the shoes off his feet Jan. 27, 2015 - ...
jimstaro 01/28/2015 10 14 - -
New Orleans finds homes for every homeless veteran in the city
The Crescent City tackles a huge issue facing veterans The city of New Orleans has just done something many thought would be impossible—placing every ...
Jen Hayden 01/14/2015 31 91 6 -
How to Get Help for a Veteran You Believe Has PTSD
Vet63 published a compelling diary in which he describes a friend of his who is an older Veteran still suffering from the psychological pain inflicted during the War in Viet Nam. Over the last 3 ...
llbear 11/24/2014 82 86 13 -
54,896 names on a wall
No not "The Wall" in Washington D.C. I was listening to the BBC World service last night and there was a segment on Remembrance Day and how people remember. The last part was about the daily ...
BOHICA 11/13/2014 15 30 - -
Important Updates: For Sara R and Ann. For all of you and the magic you make.
The sound of thread being pulled through cloth whispers like a barely breathed prayer. Through the years, Sara R and her sister winglion (Ann) have made thousands of prayers manifest. Our ...
Onomastic 11/12/2014 279 310 3 -
"The Old Lie: Dulce Et Decorum Est, Pro Patria Mori" - Poets and War Propaganda
On September 1, 1939 the armed forces of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany invaded Poland with overwhelming force, lightning speed, and unprecedented ferocity. World War II had begun and the term "...
JekyllnHyde 11/11/2014 33 75 9 -
As a veteran I have mixed feelings today
federal employees have the day off. There is a massive event that will disrupt DC area traffic tonight - the Concert for Valor. I am likely to get a free coffee at my local Starbucks on my way to ...
teacherken 11/11/2014 13 20 - -
Happy Triple Dipping Veterans Day from Tom Coburn
Last week, the Associated Press released an article with an inflammatory title - Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefits and then proceeded to lead with the triple dipping frame of reference.
angelajean 11/10/2014 34 55 - -
Urgent: Down to the Wire for Veteran's Day
Hello everyone. I have posted in the past couple of weeks about the Veteran's Day Luncheon I put on in my senior building. I asked for donations. Some very generous people did donate, cash and a ...
Liberal Granny 11/08/2014 7 - - -
Heads up, friends of Sara R - Her Birthday is tomorrow
peregrine kate is hosting a virtual party and everybody is invited tomorrow Sunday afternoon - 5:00 PM Eastern time (so 4:00 Midwestern, 3:00 Mountain, and 2:00 Catnip Manor Time). Don't run out ...
llbear 11/08/2014 48 74 - -
Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori
As we prepare for the onslaught of patriotic fervor this November 11th with all the flag waving, jets flying over, taps at the cemetery and discount sales, it is well that we remind ourselves that ...
BOHICA 11/08/2014 36 56 1 -
'Sea of Sacrifice; a Flood of Blood', 100th Anniversary of World War I
A flood of poppies in ...
jimstaro 11/06/2014 10 5 - -
Long Term 'Support the Troops' - Not in America, nor Britain, Canada Too
“We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration DeJa-Vu, all over again!! And who do ...
jimstaro 10/30/2014 2 2 - -
Urgent: Time is Very Short for Veterans Day Event
I need your help again for this year's Veterans Day event. Each year I sponsor a Veterans Day celebration in my senior building. I don't have enough money at this moment to put it on. This weekend ...
Liberal Granny 10/29/2014 5 3 - -
Veterans Memorial Plaza (Photo Diary)
Ojibwa 10/29/2014 10 18 - -
Target on Gen Shinseki Shifted to McDonald, Not Surprised
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 10/29/2014 8 9 - -
Running For Congress: "I waterboard people"
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 10/27/2014 5 4 - -
Military Health Updates on Ebola Crisis
Once upon a time, it does seem now like a fairy tail in these recent years, and not long ago Americans mostly supported Humanitarian responses to World problems and not with empty, Poser, patriotic ...
jimstaro 10/18/2014 7 7 - -
Ebola: 'Operation United Assistance' Humanitarian Response
* * * Operation United Assistance * * * * * * DoD Helps Fight EBOLA in West Africa * * *
jimstaro 10/17/2014 7 5 - -
Urgent Update: Veterans Day And Why I am Asking for Donations
As many of you know, I originated a Veterans Day celebration each year in my senior building in Chicago. This will be the 4th year of this celebration. Some of the vets have passed on, a few moved ...
Liberal Granny 10/16/2014 7 3 - -
'Secret{?}' Casualties by Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons
"these soldiers had entered an expansive but largely secret chapter of America’s long and bitter involvement in Iraq" Nothing 'secret' about this, after all we supplied Saddam with these as well ...
jimstaro 10/15/2014 22 10 - -
Our Wars: "Who Pays" Costs Of?
NOT the 99%plus Americans Served!! As shown by their Representatives, again, on a loooooong vacation from their duties as. Especially those with any Conservative ideology bent with many of them, ...
jimstaro 10/12/2014 9 4 - -
VA Fires 4 top executives -
In Vet Wife's recent diary I wrote the following and yesterday, I was proven wrong: I think Gen. Shinseki accomplished his mission: He's identified the problem people and positions in VA, VHA, ...
llbear 10/07/2014 33 38 1 -
Sunday's Dedication: "for millions of disabled veterans it's not over"
Fact: “We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration Honoring America's disabled ...
jimstaro 10/03/2014 2 6 1 -
The Political Assurances and Privatizing the Veterans Administration
Especially the VA Health Care facilities, and all of the Agency, during and after our wars. The people served Responsibility!
jimstaro 10/02/2014 3 2 - -
The VA: Greed and Corruption In Government Agencies
The 'real scandals' of the Veterans Administration and the other Government agencies, created by the Peoples Representatives actions or non actions and more often with the Private Sector Government ...
jimstaro 10/01/2014 4 7 - -
Well 'chickenhawk' FOX "boobs on the ground", What Say You Now
Whatever it is tell ya what, go over there and say it, directly to these fighters, fellow sisters, as we now give air cover for our allies, of our own sisters and brothers! Not in the comfy confines ...
jimstaro 09/29/2014 9 32 - -
Nation's Wounded Warriors Need Time to Heal: The Wounds of War
“We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration The 'American Veterans Disabled for ...
jimstaro 09/28/2014 1 5 - -
"$250 billion already just on interest payments"
"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too" "not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. ...
jimstaro 09/27/2014 19 11 - -
FOX's male 'chickenhawks' Make Fun of, ALL, Female Top Guns!!
Last couple of days have been about so called 'disrespecting' Marine Presidential Honor Guard for the Presidents civilian salute with a cup of coffee in hand as he debarks the presidents helicopter.
jimstaro 09/25/2014 21 40 - -
Camp Lejeune Health Benefits, Regulations Published: Water Contamination
From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents,
jimstaro 09/24/2014 8 8 - -
National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony
Yesterday, on the Pentagon River Terrace Parade Field a ceremony was held in recognition of the POW's once held over these many years and our wars from and the Missing, thousands still are MIA! As ...
jimstaro 09/20/2014 3 7 - -
FL-Gov: Iraq War Vet Sues Rick Scott (R) Over Losing State Job
Oh wow: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2014/09/iraq-war-vet-sues-gov-scott-over-losing-state-job-....
poopdogcomedy 09/18/2014 11 17 - -
Homeless Vets: "This year I've seen a huge number of families"
Sen. Bernie Sanders told Conservatives: “If you can’t afford to take care of your veterans, than don’t go war. These people are bearing the brunt of what war is about, We have a moral ...
jimstaro 09/17/2014 7 14 - -
The palin side of the story.....'using us Veterans'?!'
I really, really don't want to give this clan added publicity, like I don't use FOX, others, links to give traffic to the crap they spread. But thought I might this one time as I expected this to ...
jimstaro 09/14/2014 38 13 - -
The 'chickenhawks' of Congress Who Represent the 'Poser Patriots'
Showing, once again, their True Concern their special interests heavily financed jobs, especially conservatives! Not those extremely very few who serve sent into harms way, as Military Personal, ...
jimstaro 09/13/2014 19 9 - -
ISIS: If Boehner And McCain are serious, Demand A Vote!!
Today!! Not tomorrow or next week or next month, Today!! No matter how much you miss being dictated to and readily rubber stamping All wanted, policies, lives and treasure, by the bushco, Congress ...
jimstaro 09/11/2014 9 7 - -
The Death of an Army of One
This is a diary written by a former U.S. GI and American expat living in Germany, who is writing about US military and veteran suicide. Did you know "The Army of One" used to be a recruiting ...
Democrats Ramshield 09/10/2014 127 140 1 -
"Concerned Veterans for America" Another Koch Fraud
Concerned Veterans (Ha!) For Kochroaches I, and thousands of other North Carolinians, received this yesterday in the mail. Big...glossy...and, per Open Secrets, from an "organization" created and ...
Persiflage 09/10/2014 5 9 - -
Campaign Ads Featuring Veterans
Plenty of ads, most again playing politics with false information using us Veterans', as the corporations use us for marketing or celebrities to boost their fame. None Calling for the Country to ...
jimstaro 09/10/2014 10 19 - -
Bush-era Abuses, Bush-era Abuses Investigations
Barack Obama inherited dozens of George W. Bush-era open-records lawsuits pertaining to Bush's post-9/11 interrogation program involving CIA prisoners and the treatment of detainees by US military ...
jimstaro 09/05/2014 6 14 - -
Veterans Administration Medical Professionals Shortage - Wasilla Alaska?
Interesting........ Alaska VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors Now why does 'Wasilla Alaska' sound so familiar, oh ya I know. There's an infamous 'Poser Patriot' political grifter that lives ...
jimstaro 09/05/2014 2 2 - -
Band of Mothers: Four Female Vets Wounded in War
A Big 'Congratulations' to these young Sister's!! Group of amputee female U.S. veterans now becoming mothers "These women were there for me as the band of sisters when — I went through the ...
jimstaro 09/03/2014 1 7 - -
DoD-VA Expanding 'Pilot' Health Care Program
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 09/02/2014 2 2 - -
National Recruitment Effort of Medical Professionals to VA
Secretary McDonald Announces the Start of a National Recruitment Effort to Bring Needed Medical Professionals to VA This is what Congress is charged to do, from both the Senate and House Veterans ...
jimstaro 08/30/2014 17 7 - -
Deaths of Chicano Soldiers in Vietnam
Just another reminder to the teabag, white supremacy, republican (R) conservatism, of those who actually serve and served you in the free wars, especially the long term ignored or denied results ...
jimstaro 08/29/2014 2 7 - -
C.L.E. on Discharge Upgrades - Chicago Sept. 4
Due to PTSD and other factors, many veterans are separated from service with discharges that prevent them from accessing the full range of benefits other vets enjoy, regardless of the number of ...
peacearena 08/28/2014 1 3 - -
Why Veterans' Administration Claims Exploded
President Obama 26 August 2014 Fact: "This is not just a job of government. It’s not just a job of the veterans’ organizations. Every American needs to join us in taking care of those who've ...
jimstaro 08/28/2014 1 10 - -
IGTNT: Army paratrooper stabbed to death near Kabul airport
IGTNT logo by Timroff I Got The News Today (IGTNT) is among the oldest series on Daily Kos and provides an opportunity and venue to remember and pay respect to those who have died as a result of ...
i dunno 08/23/2014 55 36 1 -
Homeless Veterans 'Stand Downs'
"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too" "not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. ...
jimstaro 08/21/2014 8 10 - -
Military Families & Veterans' a Big Part of 'Hunger in America'
Veterans among millions of Americans relying on food banks August 18, 2014 - According to a new report, one in seven Americans is receiving food assistance. But the faces of those struggling to put ...
jimstaro 08/19/2014 2 8 - -
Yuppers! That, poser patriotism, 'Support the Troops'
It really is a bitch, ain't it, when the rare piece of reality comes along and wipes out the phony meme's and in the case of the Military and Veterans the symbols used, especially when the reality ...
jimstaro 08/18/2014 3 13 - -
Highlighting Veteran Homelessness… “Wrong Side of Heaven”
Those 'served', the 99%, need to finally step up and actually 'Sacrifice', their representatives start actually doing their jobs and not constantly attack the personal because they haven't done ...
jimstaro 08/16/2014 13 10 - -
Robin a ‘True Friend’ of the Troops
Certainly 'Not' a FOX/Rush, and greater majority served, patriotic?, 'Poser Patriot'!! As the FOX and Rush, and their many parrots, have been showing their true colors since Robin's death!! Hagel ...
jimstaro 08/13/2014 10 6 - -
8-10 Agent Orange Day - They killed me in Vietnam, and I didn't even know
On this date 53 years ago the US begin spraying Agent Orange over Viet Nam. Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign has the story. On August 10th, 1961, the U.S. armed forces began ...
BOHICA 08/10/2014 26 75 2 -
Miliband: "Iraq War Contributed to Current Crisis"
With the American lead and Propaganda, cheering on from some 70%plus support and the Media following the Conservative Politicians Beating the Drums Louder and Louder, in Abandoning so Quickly the ...
jimstaro 08/10/2014 19 5 - -
The 'COALITION' Grows to 'AID' the Iraqi People
Following what President Obama has now engaged in, Humanitarian aid lifts and with Targeted Military Strikes against this ISIS, another growth and spread of criminal terrorism from the Failed ...
jimstaro 08/09/2014 13 3 - -
Water Down $16.3 Billion, Long Under Funded, VA Bill - Pissing In The Tea Bucket
More pissing, conservative watered down, into them tea buckets in the still grossly under funded Veterans Administration budget, decades of and wars from especially the past decade plus, wars yet to ...
jimstaro 08/07/2014 9 4 - -
Nation's "largest grassroots pro-troop organization": Conservative Con!!
Your 'Strong on National Defense' typical, political slush fund, remember the U.S. Navy Veterans Association , con job in all it's 'glory' of more DeJa- Vu 'supporting the troops' reality! Ya won'...
jimstaro 08/05/2014 7 12 - -
Florida Kossack Meetup, Disabled Vets and why Meetups are important !
As you know, we have meetups all across the nation and this one started out pretty much like all the other meetups but somehow it kinda snowballed and we are very ...
Vetwife 08/03/2014 41 22 2 -
America Closing Book on 2 Wars - DeJa-Vu
Neither yet paid for, after so quickly abandoning the missions and those sent to accomplish after 9/11, with flag waving, Poser Patriotic, cheers from some 70%plus!! That's how America floats it's ...
jimstaro 08/02/2014 3 1 - -
VA Bill Next Stop: President Obama's Desk ... FINALLY!!
Sen. Bernie Sanders told Conservatives: “If you can’t afford to take care of your veterans, than don’t go war. These people are bearing the brunt of what war is about, We have a moral ...
jimstaro 08/01/2014 8 12 - -
"Thank You for Your Service": 'POSER PATRIOT' Businesses & GOP
Not going to add much to this, apparently you might want to watch Maddow's show tonight, the second article is from her MSNBC page. Will add the link, at the bottom, to the earlier today diary I ...
jimstaro 07/25/2014 7 13 - -
VA 'scandals', DeJa-Vu, 'that's like oh soooo last week'
The conservatives got their 'Mission Accomplished', clearing the target on Gen Shinseki held since speaking Military truth and getting fired by then CiC bush, their problems thus solved, so move on ...
jimstaro 07/25/2014 2 5 - -
VA Reform Bill Talks Stall
Remember All that flag waving magnetic bumper sticker 'Poser Patriotism' only a few weeks back, well when it comes to Veterans' DeJa-Vu all over again, and again, and................: Gen Shinseki, ...
jimstaro 07/24/2014 7 4 - -
The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial
“We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration Memorial Honoring Injured Veterans ...
jimstaro 07/23/2014 3 8 - -
The VA Report to the President from Rob Nabors
Following my Welcoming Letter to Robert McDonald I've had various people send me Rob Nabors report to the President about the Veterans Administration. For better or worse, Nabors report will be the ...
llbear 07/22/2014 16 8 - -
Iraq War Inquiry: My, My, How Gentlemanly as to Accountability
They then can send off copies to the Architects of, the bushco crime syndicate, so everyone's, coming out of the conservative think{?} tanks, talking points are on the right pages for the Murdock/...
jimstaro 07/20/2014 3 3 - -
GOPhers Continue Decades Long VA Budgets Obstruction
With Miller, in the House holding attack only hearings, and Burr as minority using attack only questions, in the Senate, both ranking members of Veterans Affairs Committee's, as leads in the ...
jimstaro 07/16/2014 9 6 - -
Congress Scrambling to Lower Cost of Bill to Fix Veterans' Health Care
Ahhh yes, it's just so easy to, Peoples Representatives, Rubber Stamp, wealth enhancing through investments, War Costs that are all borrowed, no offsets mentioned, on our credit with interest ...
jimstaro 07/12/2014 6 4 - -
Dear Robert McDonald, Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs
OK, let's just get this out of the way right now. You are either nuts or have an enormous amount of guts. You've been called by President Obama to become the next Secretary of the Department of ...
llbear 07/10/2014 64 72 2 -
They Took Out Gen Shinseki, Problems Solved
Or as their favorite 'Poser Patriots' the bush and cheney would say "Mission Accomplished!!! Notice, once again, how quick the meme' and 'scandals' change course, now on Immigration, again, like ...
jimstaro 07/10/2014 4 10 - -
Veterans Bill STILL In Negotiations?
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 07/08/2014 19 9 1 -
Immigrants That Serve The Country Now "our fellow Americans"
On one side of the Country real Patriotism ceremony takes place, on the other the Poser Patriots show and speak their continued hypocrisy!! President Obama Welcomes 25 New American Citizens on the ...
jimstaro 07/05/2014 2 2 - -
BREAKING - No retaliation for Whistle Blowing at Gainesville VA Hospital? Think again!!!
Wronged Employee I received a phone call at approximately 10:15 this morning from a friend stating that this woman, a cardiac nurse, was at the main information desk coming into the Gainesville VA ...
byardl 07/02/2014 73 80 2 -
To Those 99% Served, 'Build the Veterans Administration Promised!!'
Gen. Shinseki, with a target on him after speaking Military Truth and the bushco firing him and political ideology/greed within the agency helping those in power targeting him, with help from this ...
jimstaro 06/29/2014 8 5 - -
The Other Side, Reality, of the so called VA 'scandal'
Only a few years back, while the country had abandoned the missions and those sent to accomplish after 9/11 and waged a companion long war and deadly occupation with cheering flag waving, the Pols, ...
jimstaro 06/29/2014 12 17 1 -
Conservatives, the People Represented, Blasting Costs of Veterans Care - Again
Have no problem rubber stamping All related War costs, these two recent off the books till Administrations change, All on the credit card with Interests and No mention of 'offsets', still not paid ...
jimstaro 06/26/2014 8 3 - -
VA - "massive under-funding, massive under-staffing and effort to privatize"
“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.”
jimstaro 06/20/2014 44 33 - -
Speaking of Iraq, Them Architects of Are as "Experts"
How many are following or even heard a trial is taking place involving our very own, very expensive and all still borrowed, private corporate army! The extremely, no bid contracts, expensive, in ...
jimstaro 06/19/2014 1 7 - -
UPDATED wherein Meteor Blades corrects me, but the White House and the VA are still off.
I'm really not being a smart-ass - this time. A week ago ...
llbear 06/17/2014 183 177 5 -
Women's Military Group Back Jani Bergdahl
"I hope America and the media can see the Bergdahls as parents and let go of the hate and anger that has been brought on by a lot of hearsay," she wrote. "If Americans continue spreading hate and ...
jimstaro 06/17/2014 11 31 - -
Who Are These Vets? And Now the Country Notices!
On this D-Day Invasion Anniversary, 70 years ago: The Veterans from and that Generation did care even with not understanding issues like PTS at the time, once recognized ignored or denied it even ...
jimstaro 06/06/2014 27 27 2 -
FOX {disgusting} speak, Conservative {disgusting} Attacks, blown wide open {AGAIN}:
Military: Bergdahl had left his post at least once before Taliban capture an internal military investigation conducted after his 2009 disappearance found that he had wandered off post without ...
jimstaro 06/05/2014 2 4 - -
Bergdahl Captivity: 'Knock the Poser Patriotism Off!!!'
It's actually worse then being a Military Poser, way too many attempt, and way too constant among way too many in a Country based on the Rule of Law and Freedoms under it's Constitution that has ...
jimstaro 06/04/2014 20 20 - -
Taking the Truth to the Powers on Veterans' Issues Obstruction
"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too — not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. ...
jimstaro 06/03/2014 4 8 - -
Veterans Administration System Change?
Never Mention Private Sector When attacking the VA, any government agency, dedicated civil servants in the congressional hearings, the press, the 99% the citizens served, even many veterans, ...
jimstaro 06/02/2014 11 7 - -
Our only POW in Afghanistan is now free
Bowe Bergdahl, our only POW in Afghanistan is now free. Apparently this required some sort of prisoner exchange for 5 Taliban leaders held in GITMO, who have been transferred to Qatar. Here's the ...
Cartoon Peril 05/31/2014 44 46 - -
Great News! POW SGT Bergdahl released by Taliban!!!!
Remember the soldier that was kidnapped by the Taliban in 2009? He has finally been released as part of a prisoner swap deal negotiated between the US, Taliban, and Qatar! Finally!! I wish you all ...
ranger995 05/31/2014 19 22 - -
Secretary Shinseki’s Farewell Message to VA Employees
Travesty For Us Veterans': We Finally Had a Non-Political VA Secretary That Was Addressing Long Ignored, and the Now Newly Ignored Combat Theater Veterans, Issues in a Backward Government Veterans ...
jimstaro 05/30/2014 17 15 - -
Shinseki - Renaming the Portland, OR, VA Hospital in his honor
Yesterday I was at the Portland, Oregon VA. I had a procedure that took about 30 minutes. However, I was there for over 5 hours taking the pulse of patients, their caregivers, doctors, nurses, ...
llbear 05/30/2014 27 38 1 -
Sen Sanders to Conservatives on VA 'Put Up or Shut Up'
Sen. Bernie Sanders told Conservatives: "If you can't afford to take care of your veterans, than don't go war. These people are bearing the brunt of what war is about, We have a moral obligation to ...
jimstaro 05/30/2014 9 11 - -
Brit Iraq War Inquiry 'to be Published as Soon as Possible'
Thought I'd pass this on as it just popped into my inbox and after reading the initial release did a quick search and only one other about came up so included: Also, thought I'd give a heads up to ...
jimstaro 05/29/2014 10 10 1 -
To Democratic Senators & Congressmen (and your staff)
This is short and sweet. Answer this question, please: Since January 2011 have constituent complaints about VA healthcare increased or decreased? If you think asking Shinseki to resign will be ...
llbear 05/29/2014 14 19 - -
Restored Dignity at Arlington Cemetery Four Years After
The only ones that really care are some Military Veterans, the Military Personal and their immediate Families, the extended Families and Friends of the Fallen. The country served, 'patriotism posers'
jimstaro 05/27/2014 5 4 - -
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