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Abandonment of Gulf War Veterans 90-91 Must Stop

Abandonment of Gulf War Veterans 90-91 Must Stop

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.

VFW Supports Expanding Service Members’ Housing Protections

VFW Supports Expanding Service Members’ Housing Protections

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.

Former Navy Doctor spearheading “Remote Medicine Initiative” to Pakistan

Former Navy Doctor spearheading “Remote Medicine Initiative” to Pakistan

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Google+ Plus and the “L-Shaped” Ambush

Google+ Plus and the “L-Shaped” Ambush

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.

Connecting the Military Dots

Connecting the Military Dots

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.

CIA – DOD – Panetta and the Hidden Truth

CIA – DOD – Panetta and the Hidden Truth

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

VT Correspondent, Marine Combat Vet Put on Terror List

VT Correspondent, Marine Combat Vet Put on Terror List

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;

Mitt Romney – Ted Kennedy and Veterans Milking Cows

Mitt Romney – Ted Kennedy and Veterans Milking Cows

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

New Online Group for Out of Work Veterans

New Online Group for Out of Work Veterans

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.

Sons of the Fallen from Iraq and Afghanistan

Sons of the Fallen from Iraq and Afghanistan

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.

MADE IN USA Messages and Obama’s Spine

MADE IN USA Messages and Obama’s Spine

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.”

Homeless Veterans, Cable TV and the FBI

Homeless Veterans, Cable TV and the FBI

Once upon a time, I ran the largest shelter for Homeless Veterans in the USA, located in Boston Massachusetts. Here is a story that I remember with a smile:

Muslim Christian Jew, Extremism is Extremism

Muslim Christian Jew, Extremism is Extremism

I recently read a story online about a little 8-year old girl from Israel and the trouble she encounters just going to her local elementary school everyday because some ultra-orthodox Jews living in a city called Beit Shemesh take offense to the way she dresses .

Homeless Veterans need to Stand Up – Not Stand Down

Homeless Veterans need to Stand Up – Not Stand Down

Almost 20 years ago I met a combat Vietnam Veteran named Robert Van Keuren and his partner in crime Dr. Jon Nachison both advocates like me doing work for homeless veterans in San Diego.

Syrian Dissidents Reach Out. Yes, Assad is Killing Children

Syrian Dissidents Reach Out. Yes, Assad is Killing Children

“Yes, Children are being Killed the dissidents say”   NOTICE:  GRAPHIC VIDEOS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS STORY.    by Ken Smith   I admitted upfront in an earlier post that I know even less than you do (the reader), about the twisted and fragmented history of Israel and it’s interactions with Arab and non-Arab neighbors in the middle east especially […]

Prosthetic’s for Peace. The costs of Land Mines and War.

Prosthetic’s for Peace. The costs of Land Mines and War.

A friend of mine called and said: We should try to find ways to advance ourselves with our allies and even our perceived enemies by sharing our knowledge of prosthetics.

Israel and the Blame Game

Israel and the Blame Game

I admit upfront that I know even less than you do (the reader), about the twisted and fragmented history of Israel and it’s interactions with Arab and non-Arab neighbors in the middle east.

Veterans Support Organization

Veterans Support Organization

I was searching the internet the other day and came across a story online about a group collecting money for homeless Veterans outside a shopping center.

America and Pakistan – Questions and Answers

America and Pakistan – Questions and Answers

Two VT columnists, one from America and one from Pakistan exchanged ideas, concepts and concerns. This posting reflects questions and answers that are important to both of our countries.

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