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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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IMAGES: Undeveloped World War II Film Discovered

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:00am 4/9/2016 at 7:00am
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Thirty-one rolls of undeveloped film, all shot by the same American soldier during World War II were passed along to developers at The Rescued Film Project. There, they carefully worked to develop photos taken seventy years ago.

The results were amazing:

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More VA Fail: VA Falsified Vet Wait Times in 7 States

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/8/2016 at 7:00pm

Is there a worse government entity than the Veterans Administration? Maybe, but it’s virtually inconceivable how the VA consistently manages to outdo it’s record of fail with even more fail.

In seven states, supervisor fudged wait times to make it appear as though wait time requirements were being met. They were...

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Wounded Warrior Project Fires Two Executives

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 3/12/2016 at 6:00pm

A CBSNews investigation uncovered worrying patterns of spending donations by the Wounded Warrior Project, a charity that helps veterans wounded while serving their country.

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VA Disgrace: Demands Proof World War II Purple Heart Vet Served in Military

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/8/2016 at 2:30pm

Does the Veterans Administration ever help veterans?

A World War II combat veteran was denied benefits by the Veterans Administration. The VA claims they do not have enough proof of his service:

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A Wing and a Prayer: American WWII Aviators Who Flew For Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7:00am 10/20/2015 at 7:00am

In a previous post, I noted that the U.S.-Israel military relationship remains solid. But back in 1948, America failed to support Israel militarily when the fledgling Jewish state needed it most.

In fact, as former Middle East peace envoy Dennis Ross writes in his important new book, the U.S. government was downright hostile to Israel in...

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California Health System Innovations: Shredders and Death Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 21, 2015 at 2:45pm 8/21/2015 at 2:45pm

The Obama administration spent billions to fix the Veterans Administration hospital system so that our nation’s former military service personnel could actually receive the good quality healthcare they were promised—and it appears as though the Los Angeles unit used that m...

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Wounded Veteran Makes Case Against Iran Deal in Powerful New Video

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:00am 8/12/2015 at 7:00am

The man in the video below is Sergeant Robert Bartlett who was wounded in Iraq in 2005.

Bartlett is part of a group called Veterans Against the Deal which obviously opposes the Iran Nuclear Deal. The video makes a very strong statement because you’re hearing from someone who has experienced the brutality...

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Brooklyn War Memorial Closed to Vets (#ProudAmerican)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:30am 5/25/2015 at 9:30am

What happens when the money backing a war memorial dries up? The doors shut, tourists and veterans are turned away, and the memorabilia and plaques inside languish under a layer of dust.

This is exactly what has happened to the Brooklyn War Memorial.

The Memorial, built 64 years ago, has never been accessible...

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We’ve failed our troops, and horribly

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:05pm 12/8/2014 at 5:05pm

The Military Times released what will be the first installment of several on the state of our military.

Presidential indecision over whether to deploy to or withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan has fostered an aura of uncertainty. An entire federal agency devoted to our veterans embroiled in scandal and negligence certainly...

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:15pm 12/7/2014 at 1:15pm

“To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on 7 December 1941, on the U.S.S. Arizona.”

Those are the words etched in marble at the U.S.S. Arizona memorial.

73 years ago today, at 7:55 am (12:55 EST), the Imperial Japanese Navy...

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Leftists at Salon Welcome Veterans Day in Their Own Predictable Way

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 10, 2014 at 4:00pm 11/10/2014 at 4:00pm

Veterans Day is tomorrow. It’s a chance to honor and give thanks to people who have served in America’s armed forces. Most Americans appreciate the sacrifice these people make when they volunteer to join the military, putting their lives on the line to defend our freedoms.

The far left folks at Salon...

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Robin Williams Wasn’t the Only Recent Suicide

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:15pm 8/16/2014 at 12:15pm

In the wake of the tragic suicide of actor Robin Williams, Bill Whittle reminds us that suicide is rampant among members of our armed forces.

Whittle goes out of his way to emphasize that he means no disrespect to the memory of Robin Williams or his family but the number of military...

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