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Veterans Walk Out of Meeting With Ocasio-Cortez After She Bashes U.S. and Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10:00am 6/2/2019 at 10:00am
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was in a meeting with constituents this weekend and drifted into predictable territory, criticizing the United States and President Trump. Two veterans who were at the meeting, walked out.

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LGBT Groups at Oregon State Claim Student Veteran Group Jeopardizes Well Being of Others

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00am 3/26/2019 at 10:00am

This is a damn disgrace. These LGBT groups should be ashamed and the school should tell them nothing less.

Campus Reform reports:

LGBTQ groups: Student vets ‘jeopardize’ well-being of students

The Pride Center at Oregon State University called for Veteran Student Association (VSA) members to be barred from moving into an on-campus student lounge,...

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More VA Reform: Trump Ends ‘Official Time’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:00am 11/13/2018 at 9:00am

President Donald Trump made a promise on the campaign trail that he would reform our beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs.

The latest reform puts an and to official time within the department, which means that medical employees at...

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Suicide Rate Among Young Veterans Continues to Rise

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 3:00pm 9/26/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Wall Street Journal has released an article about a VA National Suicide Data Report that concluded the rise in suicides among young veterans has continued to climb even though the Department of Veteran Affairs has taken action to stop it.

Overall veteran suicides has gone down, though.

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Trump Signs VA Bill That Expands Health Care Options for Vets

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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President Donald Trump signed the VA MISSION Act into law this afternoon, which gives veterans more health care options in the private sector.

Veterans now have the ability “to see private physicians if they do not receive needed treatment from VA medical facilities, as long as it is approved by a...

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WWII Veteran Honored With Degree by University of Toledo

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/3/2018 at 12:00pm

This is a great story. Don’t you wish more schools would honor veterans?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Toledo Honors WWII Veteran With Rightly Earned Degree In Business And Advertising

World War II veteran Bob Barger is finally getting his rightly earned associate’s degree from t...

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Trump Wants to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00am 4/25/2018 at 10:00am

Progressive college students pushing for free college will go bananas over this. If there’s anyone who deserves a break like this however, it’s disabled veterans.

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Trump moves to cancel student loan debt for disabled veterans

It may be getting easier for some disabled veterans to erase their student loan debt.

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Trump Finally Cans VA Secretary David Shulkin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 6:21pm 3/28/2018 at 6:21pm
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Took long enough, but the scandal-plagued Veterans Administration will be under new management soon. Wednesday, Trump announced via Twitter, his plans to install a new VA Secretary.

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DePaul U. Recognized as Veteran Friendly But Some Vets Disagree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 8:00am 3/21/2018 at 8:00am

It seems like there would be very few veteran friendly schools in America. How DePaul got recognized as one is a mystery.

The College Fix reports:

DePaul University recognized as veteran-friendly school, but some veterans disagree

DePaul University, a Catholic institution in Chicago, was recently recognized as a top college for online courses for...

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For Years the VA Department Knew About the Serious Conditions at D.C. Hospital

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/8/2018 at 1:00pm
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USA Today reported on Wednesday that officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs knew for YEARS about the poor conditions at the DC VA Medical Center and did nothing. The horrific conditions left patients at risk and wasted our tax money.

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Veteran upset at Dems boycotting Trump State of the Union address invited to attend

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:30am 1/20/2018 at 11:30am
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An army veteran named Ricky Taylor took advantage of the fact that Maxine Waters and other Democrats are boycotting Trump’s first state of the union address. He published a tweet asking to take Waters’ seat and it went viral.

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Trump Signs New Order Expanding Mental Healthcare for Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 3:00pm 1/10/2018 at 3:00pm
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Trump often spoke of veterans on the campaign trail and frequently mentions them at rallies. This week, he took another step towards making sure our veterans get the care they so richly deserve.

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VA Uses Illegal Policy That Allows Hospitals to Hire Those With Revoked Licenses

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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USA Today has dropped another article on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the publication continues its investigation into the department. This investigation discovered that a VA policy has allowed hospitals to hire health care providers with revoked licenses, but it’s illegal to do so thanks to a 1999 law:

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VA Hires Doctors They Know Have Malpractice Claims, Felony Convictions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:30am 12/4/2017 at 11:30am
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USA Today has done an excellent investigation into the Department of Veteran Affairs. Its latest bombshell shows that the VA has hired doctors they know have malpractice claims and felony convictions. How could this possibly happen? A not so thorough hiring process:

Applications are vetted, education and licenses verified, references checked, and...

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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

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

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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