‘The Kingdom of Great Britain’ only lasted fron 1707 until 1801. The passing of the Ireland Act delivered a subtle name-change whereby the adjectival pre-amble ‘The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland’ became the name itself. A complete falsehood from the outset, neither singular or united. The Treaty of Rome, for example, was signed by ‘The United Kingdom’, something we surviving Picts have nick-named ‘Ukania’.
The Veterans Administration is still reeling from allegations earlier this year that veterans died while waiting to receive care at VA hospitals. This week, local leaders will meet with veterans to see if care here is improving at all.
Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, met this morning with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss reforms to the Department that will improve the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. Michaud released the following statement after today’s meeting:
California State University, Los Angeles is one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” issue, being listed at #29 in the western region.
The United States deliberately allowed Japan access to the United States’ most secret nuclear weapons facilities while it transferred tens of billions of dollars worth of American tax paid research that has allowed Japan to amass 70 tons of weapons grade plutonium since the 1980s, a National Security News Service investigation reveals.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced today the first of several proposed starting points for comprehensive changes to how our nation’s veterans receive services and benefits.
Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines released by the Defense Department on Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Washington, D.C., on the findings of an investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center at Phoenix.