Do remember, the Vietnam War was stopped, not by “peaceniks” but by combat veterans who hit the streets, people like John Kerry or, to a lesser extent, me. That these movements survive in a small way, in reality dissent has been criminalized in a world of fake information and even more fake leadership.
The Pentagon is being sued by a veterans group after the agency exposed private information of soldiers’ military records on “a truly massive scale.” The information is being exposed due to lax security on a Defense Department website. The Vietnam Veterans of America filed the lawsuit last week in federal court in New York. It […]
Veterans hoping to use medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder have had their hopes extinguished after Republicans shot down the Veterans Equal Access amendment to allow doctors to discuss medicinal cannabis with patients. Republicans on the House Rules Committee rejected the ‘Veterans Equal Access’ amendment this week that would allow Veterans Affairs (VA) doctors […]
Anyone who knows me and who has followed my work on Veterans Today cannot accuse me, by a long shot, of being biased towards the news site, its editor’s or its writers.
Politico Magazine has joined the ranks of the Washington Post and the New York Times on the Anti-Russia bandwagon.
You’ve booked your vacation rental, scheduled transportation and made a plan for the pets – now comes the toughest part: deciding what to pack! We all know that our first instinct can be to bring our entire closet, but realistically who wants to lug around all those bags (or pay those baggage fees)?
Land of Enchantment commemorates Bataan March veterans — 75th anniversary
Veterans are being tricked into lobbying for Saudi Arabia (and Israel) to cover up 9/11.
The Neocons were sucking the life out of Bush, and Richard Perle himself admitted that Bush was just a puppet.
The FBI is investigating political activists campaigning against the Dakota Access pipeline, diverting agents charged with preventing terrorist attacks to instead focus their attention on indigenous activists and environmentalists.
Veterans can get a free luxury trip to DC AND do something patriotic! Here’s how.
This article was jointly written by Muhammad Ali Carter & Kamran Zerhbend. Since the last major military conflict in Lebanon, world powers have been fighting a vicious tug-of-war for domination of Lebanon’s politics. Iran and Saudi Arabia are the most obvious players who have competed for the prize in a game which has to […]
Meet cancer survivor Jacquie Salinas, our founding director of the Veterans Today Cancer Foundation
At Standing Rock, so much was not what it seemed from the distance of news headlines and reports. Up close, one could see the ideological tension in romanticized groups where some are driven by moral imperatives and others by personal glory.
Scores of military veterans have begun arriving to take part in the North Dakota pipeline protest, with hundreds, possibly thousands more expected, including a US congresswoman. Veterans plan ‘human shield’ to protect DAPL protesters (VIDEO) Members of the group Veterans for Standing Rock, organized on Facebook, have come to support Native American and environmental protesters […]
A dentist put nearly 600 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin at risk of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B and C after failing to follow standard sanitation procedures. The VA is now offering free screenings.
As protesters against the North Dakota Access pipeline face increasing violence from law enforcement, more than 2,000 veterans have pledged to serve as “human shields,” with some arriving on Wednesday.
VT fully supports the protests at Standing Rock and the call for veterans to stand alongside the brave protesters in the face of a most brutal and inhuman policing response that has seen peaceful, lawful protesters assailed with rubber bullets, tear gas, water cannons, attack dogs and perhaps worst of all, the good old club in the hands of a thug in uniform.
Restaurant denies free Veterans Day meal to black veteran after man in Trump shirt accuses him of lying
By Ben Guarino November 15 at 4:24 AM Each Veterans Day, restaurants such as casual Tex-Mex chain Chili’s Grill & Bar offer free meals to the women and men who served in the U.S. armed forces. Alone, Chili’s said it served 200,000 free meals Friday. That figure did not include a hamburger ordered by 47-year-old retired serviceman […]
Let me congratulate you on your election. I did not vote for you because I felt that you attempted to disfranchise me as a Muslim-American. You offended me without knowing that I am a loyal citizen.
So…long story short, veterans have begun paying back their bonuses, in some cases at the rate of hundreds of dollars per month, while others, those in financial binds who could not afford to meet the additional expenses, are said to be facing wage garnishment.
One thing that is beginning in to bug me the most when reading anything analysing the Yemen Crisis is the claptrap narrative being pumped out by practically everyone covering the Yemen conflict since it began over a year ago. The idea that Iran is somehow heavily involved in what is happening in Yemen and pulling […]
The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]
U.S. Marine combat veteran has issued a huge challenge to Trump to release his tax returns. He has already raised $ 500,000 plus for Veterans organizations and will pay out as soon as Trump releases his tax returns. Click here to donate now and demand Trump release his tax returns NOW!
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.
The U.S.-based group Veterans For Peace issued a statement calling on the U.S. government to halt all military operations and intervention in Syria, while also warning against pundits who are using a recent photo of a child in Aleppo as a propaganda tool to urge a military escalation against the Syrian government.
Veterans of the World War II and diplomatic officials from nine different countries arrived in the Russian northern port city of Arkhangelsk to mark the 75th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy, which delivered essential supplies to the USSR during the war. Arctic Convoys was one of the toughest and most courageous WWII missions, involving […]
Comedian and host of Jay Leno’s Garage, Jay Leno, will serve as honorary chairman for Veterans Charity Ride and its new year-round motorcycle therapy program.
Following the devastating British inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American veterans and their families have warned that the US is liable to repeat the mistakes without a similarly comprehensive investigation.
Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Raises More than $300K for 58 Nonprofits Across the USA Supporting Vets
VT has not vetted these organizations but we are publishing this press release anyway. We ask all who donate to do their own investigations. SAN FRANCISCO (July 8, 2016) – The fourth annual Veterans Charity Challenge has concluded with success as online donations to 58 nonprofits grew more than 66 percent over 2015. Altogether the […]