Veterans Ask Court to Reinstate Lawsuits over Open Burn Pits By Debbie Gregory During the OEF and OIF wars, government contractors burned up to 227 metric tons of hazardous waste at forward operating bases using jet fuel in large ground pits. Now veterans and their families have asked a federal appeals court to reinstate […]
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Veterans Who Became Billionaires By Debbie Gregory. A few of their names may sound familiar, and a few may not. But two things that the following men all have in common are that they are billionaires, and they all served in the U.S. Military. S. Daniel Abraham, Army- As the founder of the […]
Senators Back VA Whistleblower’s Claim of Harassment By Debbie Gregory Two Republican senators are defending a Department of Veterans Affairs whistle-blower and his claims of retaliation. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, said that they were grateful to Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez […]
With the Stroke of the Presidential Pen, VA Choice Program is Replaced By Debbie Gregory On June 6th, President Donald Trump signed the VA Mission Act, replacing the Veterans Choice Program. The Mission Act consolidates seven programs. It expands private health care options, expands caregivers assistance to the families of disabled veterans, and orders […]
Lawmaker Accused of Embellishing Military Service By Debbie Gregory Rep. Mike Ritze (R-OK) has been removed from the rolls of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and asked not to use the organization in his biography or literature. The legislator has been accused of wearing military service decorations that he didn’t earn, including a Purple Heart, […]
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