Articles Related to Veterans

February 6, 2019

Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie: What Does This Mean for You?

(Washington, D.C.)--On January 29, in a 9-2 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of the veteran in Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie, finding the intent of Congress…

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January 16, 2019

VVA, Veterans Organizations Stand United in Call to End Shutdown

(Washington, D.C.)—“Many veterans choose to continue to serve their country after life in the military by joining the federal workforce,” said John Rowan, president of Vietnam Veterans of America. “This is the first time in…

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September 18, 2018

VVA Urges Congress to Take Action, Help us Keep Our Promise to Our Afghan Military Allies

(Washington, D.C.)—“Today, Vietnam Veterans of America, along with four veterans service organizations, urged Congress to take action to grant asylum to our Aghan military allies whose lives are in danger as a result of their…

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June 5, 2018

VVA: Mission Act Falls Short

(Washington, D.C)—“In light of the June 4 Government Accountability report on the Veterans Choice Program, we are concerned that The VA Mission Act, the $55 billion spending package, which awaits the president’s signature, will fall…

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September 19, 2017

RAND Study Finds ACA Repeal Will Strain VA; Any ACA Repeal Must Invest in VA Infrastructure

(Washington, D.C.)—“Last week, RAND Corporation, a widely respected, nonpartisan research institution, released the report, Veterans Health Insurance Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act and Implications of Repeal for the Department of Veterans Affairs,” said John…

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August 4, 2016

VA Suicide Report 2014: 65 Percent of Veterans over Age 50

(Washington, DC)—On August 3, the VA released Suicide Among Veterans and Other Americans 2001-2014, a comprehensive analysis of veteran suicide rates in the United States in which VA examined more than 55 million veterans’ records…

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August 2, 2016

VVA: Trump’s Attack on Gold Star Family Is Disgraceful and Un-American

(Washington, DC) – Vietnam Veterans of America is a non-partisan, war-time veterans’ membership and service organization that does not endorse or support political candidates at any level. “However, we cannot remain silent when a Gold…

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S.F. Veterans Film Festival Submissions

July 7, 2016

The fifth annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival, which will take place at Koret Auditorium at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library on Saturday and Sunday November 12 and 13, is now accepting…

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Facing the Wall

February 18, 2016

The throbbing roar of fifty motorcycles announced the motorcade. Most of the riders had longish hair, beards, and mustaches. This gray brigade seemed serious, proud, and glad the trip was over. They had been in…

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Chapter 805 Earns $22,000 for Bronze Battle Cross Memorial

February 9, 2016

Chapter 805 of Roseburg, OR  has big plans for Memorial Day 2017. This national holiday is their deadline for a project they’ve been hard at work to get rolling. The chapter has raised $22, 000…

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