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Chancellor of UCCS Releases Statement Condemning Anti-Veteran Fliers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:30am 8/31/2017 at 7:30am
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UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy released a statement yesterday in response to the fliers circulating on campus which suggested that veterans should be banned from 4 year colleges.

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Fliers Posted at UCCS Suggest Banning Veterans from Four Year Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10:30am 8/30/2017 at 10:30am
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Some people on the left are absolutely determined to give Trump a second term. Stuff like this virtually guarantees it will happen.

Truth Revolt has the story:

Campus Flier Suggests Banning Veterans from Four-Year Universities

flier posted on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) calls for banning military veterans from...

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Trump Signs New Bill Intended to Give Veterans Greater Healthcare Choices

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/13/2017 at 3:30pm
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Improving healthcare for veterans was one of the central tenets of Trump’s presidential campaign. This weekend, he took another step towards that goal by singing a bill which will allow veterans to seek private care.

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VA General Inspector Finds Veterans at D.C. VA in ‘Imminent Danger’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:55pm 4/12/2017 at 5:55pm
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The general inspector for the VA found that veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C., face “imminent danger” due to the horrific conditions. USA Today reported:

The VA inspector general found that in recent weeks the operating room at the hospital ran out of vascular patches to...

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Another VA Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation for Exposing Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/1/2017 at 5:00pm
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Fox News has reported that another doctor has claimed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has retaliated against him after he revealed wrongdoings at the hospital for which he works.

Dr. Dale Klein “works” at the Southeast Missouri John J. Pershing VA in Poplar Bluff, MO, but that work consists of staring...

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Watchdog: Veterans Affairs Has Not Fixed Suicide Hotline Problems

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/21/2017 at 5:00pm
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The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Inspector General has found that officials have not made necessary changes to the suicide hotline for veterans. From The Wall Street Journal:

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ suicide crisis hotline is understaffed, poorly supervised and sometimes leaves veterans on hold so long that they simply...

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Vets Ticked Saudi Arabia Used Them as Pawns to Skip Payments to 9/11 Victims

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 5:45pm 3/7/2017 at 5:45pm

Last month, The Daily Caller revealed that Saudi Arabia has used a public relations firm to recruit military veterans to oppose the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows citizens to sue governments in 9/11.

Now the veterans have spoken out and are less than thrilled that the Saudi government...

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WWII Vet Flies in B-17 Bomber for 99th Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/6/2017 at 2:30pm
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Sergeant Eugene Leonard flew in a B-17 bomber for his 99th birthday. Memories flooded back for the WWII veteran, who remains in love with aviation:

Looking out the window of a B-17 Bomber made him feel like he was in 1941.

“There was combat. We had to fly into Guadalcanal. They had control...

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Elizabeth Warren Blasted for Putting Illegals Ahead of Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8:30am 2/27/2017 at 8:30am
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A veterans group in Massachusetts is criticizing Elizabeth Warren and others for seeming to care more about illegal immigrants than vets.

The group, Veterans Assisting Veterans, suggests that Warren’s support for illegals is political theater and that vets are suffering as a result of neglect.

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VA Hospital Kept Dead Veteran’s Body in Shower for 9 Hours

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/13/2016 at 1:00pm

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in Tampa Bay, FL, left the dead body of a veteran in an unused for shower for nine hours before transporting it to the morgue. The Tampa Bay Times reported:

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Wisconsin VA Dentist May Have Infected Veterans With HIV, Hepatitis

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/1/2016 at 1:30pm

The VA in Tomah, Wisconsin, has become entangled in a scandal after a dentist may have infected veterans with hepatitis or HIV:

Nearly 600 veterans who received care at the Tomah VA may have been infected with several types of disease due to violations in infection control procedures.

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Veterans Protest Hampshire College Refusal To Fly American Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/29/2016 at 2:30pm
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This all started last week when some students at Hampshire College took down an American flag on campus and burned it to protest the election of Trump. The school then decided that it would no longer fly the American flag at all.

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Celebrating Our Veterans: Ronald Reagan’s 1985 Veterans Day Address

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 11, 2016 at 8:30am 11/11/2016 at 8:30am

Every year I share this speech from President Reagan. I struggle to find another one available that honors those who’ve served our great nation any better.

In 1985, President Reagan gave his Veteran’s Day Address at Arlington National Cemetery. With the Cold War a fresh threat, Reagan emphasized the importance of peace...

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VA Defies Law Requiring Performance Data Be Made Public

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10:00am 9/13/2016 at 10:00am
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Although we haven’t heard much about it recently, the VA scandal is very much alive and well. The National Review published an article about the wide-ranging problems with the VA in April of this year.  Here’s a quick reminder, neatly encapsulated in NR’s review of VA-related stories:

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Veteran Memorials In Three States Vandalized Ahead of Memorial Day

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/29/2016 at 1:00pm
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As Americans across the nation begin Memorial Day weekend with thoughts and prayers honoring our nation’s fallen heroes, vandals defaced veteran memorials in California, Kentucky, and Virginia.

ABC News reports:

Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia,...

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Dying Vietnam Veteran Says Goodbye to His Horses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/23/2016 at 4:00pm

Vietnam veteran Roberto Gonzales does not have much time left, but he wanted to spend a few moments with his horses Ringo and Sugar.

His wife Rosario described the reunion:

“When the horses came up to him, he actually opened his eyes,” Rosario Gonzales said. “They came up to him and I think they...

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Vets Demand Action to Clean Mold in VA Hospital For 10 Months

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/19/2016 at 4:00pm

Veterans at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital have demanded action to clean the black mold in their housing complex, which has built up for the past 10 months.

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Veterans Affairs documents indicate officials at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital knew about the black mold infestation in August 2015 but...

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