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VetLikeMe, October 30 2014

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed sweeping changes in federal small busslaminess size standards based on inflation that could force thousands of small business that depend on federal contracts to close their doors.

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Economy,Of Interest,Vet News | Read More »

Wounded Warrior Project – Saving Sargent Ryan

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It seems the Wounded Warriors Project is coming under a lot of fire for my article about it being a legal scam.

February 16th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Vet News | Read More »

Big Dog and Pony Show in Jacksonville

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I have been out digging. I love to poke and I’m just a rank amateur at it. You find all manner of info without having to dig.

January 14th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf War,Gulf War Illness (GWI),PTSD,Support the Troops,Vet News,Veterans Affairs,Vietnam War | Read More »

Fallout From Wounded Warriors — Part II

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Any time you have a conflagration of public opinion about a charity, many will rush in from both sides of the controversy angrily proclaiming its innocence or perfidy.

December 27th, 2013 | Posted in Benefits,Gulf War,Iraq War,Support the Troops,Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations,Veterans Affairs,Vietnam War | Read More »

Wounded Warriors Project A Legal Scam

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As we are coming to find out, wounded Vets are big money. Considering I’m 146% disabled, I’m trying to figure out how to tap into this.

December 8th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI),Medical Disability Benefits,PTSD,Veteran Service Organizations,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Obama Does Orlando

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In an amazing redux of Debby does Dallas, President and Mrs. Obama blew into Orlando with much fanfare to address the DAV hierarchy and dole out the political favors to America’s finest that keep them elected.

August 11th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Veteran Service Organizations,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

The Presumption of Regularity

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It seems Veterans are assailed from every quarter when they file a claim. Denials in this process are endemic and almost guaranteed the first time out.

July 4th, 2013 | Posted in Benefits,Editor,Vet News | Read More »

VA’S New Provisional Ratings

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When I heard of (and finally understood) the gist of the new provisional ratings announced with great fanfare last week, Blazing Saddles came to mind. More precisely, Cleavon Little as the Western Union Telegram boy.

April 30th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Medical Disability Benefits,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Allison in Wonderland

General Eric K. Shinseki is the disgraced and defiant Secretary of the VA who refuses to resign

You get to do the “Wolf! Yo! I say Wolf-yonder! Bring the guns!” on several occasions before the novelty wears off. Chicken Little didn’t get that email and was forced to repeat the blunder years later.

April 28th, 2013 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – December 15, 2012

A new study published in the journal Neuroepidemiology presents evidence that nerve agents released by the bombing of Iraqi chemical weapons depots just before the ground war began could have carried downwind and fallen on American troops staged in Saudi Arabia.

December 15th, 2012 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 09, 2012

When her father left home for work he was sworn to secrecy. Now, a half-century later, the declassified national secret allowed a reporter to learn about her father’s Cold War era profession, which involved helping to invent America’s first spy satellite.

August 9th, 2012 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

VA Supports Gulf War Veterans on Multiple Fronts

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It has now been 22 years since the start of the 1990-1991 Gulf War which comprises the deployment and combat operations known as Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

August 8th, 2012 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Abandonment of Gulf War Veterans 90-91 Must Stop

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One of the documents that was released at the VA RAC GWIR meeting in Boston this past Monday and Tuesday has more appendices and proof but the basic report provides all the details that are needed.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Gulf War | Read More »

Ill Gulf War Veterans Demand Action from US Senate

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The VA Research Advisory Committee meeting from June 18-19 in Boston was a firestorm that has been ignited.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Editor,Gulf War | Read More »

VFW Supports Expanding Service Members’ Housing Protections

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Yesterday afternoon the VFW joined Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., at the U.S. Capitol, where Reed formally introduced the Servicemember Housing Protection Act, S. 3179, alongside Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., as well as Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and leading veterans’ advocates.

May 29th, 2012 | Posted in Education,Vet News | Read More »

VA Continues Long-Term Study on Gulf War Era Veterans

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For the third time since the 1990-1991 Gulf War, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers will contact Gulf War-era Veterans as a part of a long-term study of their health.

May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Fibromyalgia in Gulf War Veterans

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Gulf War Veterans who develop fibromyalgia do not have to prove a connection between their illnesses and military service to be eligible to receive VA disability compensation.

May 1st, 2012 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI),Health | Read More »

Former Navy Doctor spearheading “Remote Medicine Initiative” to Pakistan

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Let me introduce you to Dr. Gary Levin. Dr. Levin was in the US Navy from 1969 to 1971 serving as a general medical officer. He was in an amphibious group, and served on the USS Jeneau, LPD 10.

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in Support the Troops,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Urgent Call To All Citizens To Help Gulf War Veterans Get Research Funds for FY2013

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Gulf War Veterans and their families are becoming the forgotten veterans and they need phone calls to all US Representatives offices in DC by the deadline of next week March 15.

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI) | Read More »

Roe-Kucinich lead Charge For Gulf War Illness Research-Help the Gulf War Veterans

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Gulf War Veterans and all Americans should call their US Representatives in their DC office and ask to speak to the staffer assigned to Veterans/Military Issues and ask them to get their representative and all Representatives to sign on this Dear Colleague Letter Now.

March 8th, 2012 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI) | Read More »

Google+ Plus and the L-Shaped Ambush (Part two)

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In my earlier writings about the Google+ platform I suggested to my readers that this Google product was perhaps the most significant leap in social media technology since the invention of the telephone.

February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Economy | Read More »

Google+ Plus and the “L-Shaped” Ambush

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I was invited to attend a symposium at the US Naval War College in Newport, RI last summer to learn something about how our Navy deals with terrorist threats to our fleets worldwide.

February 14th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion Maker,World | Read More »

Connecting the Military Dots

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She walked onto the campus of the West LA Veterans Hospital in her Anne Taylor outfit and instantly could feel her throat tighten. “You OK Ma’am?” said one of the VA tour guides, a young male half her age.

January 20th, 2012 | Posted in Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations | Read More »

CIA – DOD – Panetta and the Hidden Truth

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Former CIA Director Panetta condemns Marines peeing on dead Taliban with “utterly deplorable” comment. Ain’t that the pot calling the kettle black? .

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in Military | Read More »

VT Correspondent, Marine Combat Vet Put on Terror List

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Ken O’Keefe has been named as having ‘known links to Al Qaeda, Hamas, and other terrorist organizations’ in US Congressional Bill now being processed through the traitorous US Congress. Here is the applicable paragraph;

January 14th, 2012 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Editor,Politics | Read More »

Mitt Romney – Ted Kennedy and Veterans Milking Cows

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Years later, I found out that the anonymous donor was Romney. Out of his own pocket he did this.

January 10th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Politics | Read More »

New Online Group for Out of Work Veterans

Americans just want to work but Washington has allowed corporations to send jobs overseas.

I was sent an email by a veteran who had lost his job last summer, and has been searching hard for a place to find work.

January 5th, 2012 | Posted in Economy,Jobs & Careers | Read More »

Sons of the Fallen from Iraq and Afghanistan

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I seldom get moved about a movie, or a cause, beyond the confines of my own home, where I take time for my own kids every day, day after day, week after week.

January 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Editor,Heroes,Military | Read More »

Charity? You kidding me?

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The season of giving has come and gone, and like a lot of you, I walked by the bell ringers of the Salvation Army every day during my shopping and the requests for my charity dollars came pouring in from the United Way, the American Red Cross and even UNICEF.

January 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Military,Vet News | Read More »

MADE IN USA Messages and Obama’s Spine

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President Obama “intends to hammer the theme of economic justice for ordinary Americans rather than continue his legislative battles with Congressional Republicans. In terms of the president’s relationship with Congress in 2012, the president is no longer tied to Washington, D.C.”

January 1st, 2012 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

 

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