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See, I Told You So!

Last year in the heat of the government budget debate once again our government wimped-out.

U.S. ECONOMY: Justifications for Cutting Defense Spending Keep Adding Up

This story from AP Reporter Richard Lardner is a follow-up to two earlier stories I posted dealing with the need for cuts to the Defense Budget.

Doomsday Defense Budget?

It is remarkable how politicians with close ties to the Defense Industry love to demonize and label any significant cuts to our defense budget with terms like DOOMSDAY.

Defense Spending Will and Should be Cut but How Much?

As gridlock and debate recently raged over debt ceilings and how and where to cut the federal budget a band-aide was applied that raised the U.S. debt ceiling for now.

Missing Vietnam War Airman Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War,

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Military personnel with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) should receive early adequate nutrition immediately after the injury, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Department of Defense Sustains UnitedHealthcare Protest on Tricare West Region Contract

MINNETONKA, Minn. (April 7, 2011) – The Department of Defense (DoD) has sustained a protest by UnitedHealthcare’s Military & Veterans business and will undertake corrective action regarding the TRICARE West Region contract award. The DoD has indicated that it will update its solicitation for the contract and invite updated proposals. The decision pertains to the July 2009 award of the TRICARE West Region contract to the incumbent administrator.

Report Details Agent Orange use at Fort Detrick

Fort Detrick has released a preliminary archive search report on its past Agent Orange use as the Kristen Renee Foundation began to ramp up its efforts to prove that the Army post caused a cancer cluster in Frederick. According to the report, which was posted online Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found that Fort Detrick tested an estimated 16.82 pounds of Agent Orange and similar defoliants between 1944 and 1951.

THE SAGA OF GULF WAR: Desert Storm Records Enters 20 YEAR...

What is needed now is an urgency in medical care and clear cut solutions to the VA claims for the total group of gulf war veterans. Not endless investigations that go now where to addressing the critical need for action to get their claims through and at the same time a true need for the best medical diagnosis and care and treatment. Which includes using the best cutting edge medical work now. The effort at UTSW Medical Center in Dallas was stopped at a critical junction. Efforts to get the truth on how many cancers and what types that the gulf war veterans are enduring and dying from NOW is needed for the medical care providers and the veterans. The same can be said for how many have died or experienced cardiac infarctions, cardiac surgery, stroke data, DVT data, pulmonary embolism, renal problems, GI diagnostic data, Liver diagnostic data, respiratory system data, and the rest of all the diagnostic illnesses is needed now!

Connecticut Atty Gen Calls on DoD to Give Veteran Orgs Info...

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has called on the Department of Defense to grant Freedom of Information Act requests from veterans' organizations seeking information on...

Book Review: “Lethal Warriors” by David Philipps

David Philipps’ new book, Lethal Warriors: Uncovering the Tragic Reality of PTSD, is an essential and heartbreaking account of the failures in preparing our soldiers and our society for the transition more than 2.1 million from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan to civilian communities at home.

JOE “RAGMAN” TARNOVSKY: Possible Future Draft?

ARE YOU FEELING A DRAFT....? By Joe "Ragman" Tarnovsky STAFF WRITER Today in our country most Americans are detached from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,...

Beware of Senator Richard Burr Who Speaks with Forked Tongue on...

- North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, the leading Republican on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, said yesterday that he has “concerns about a proposal...

GORDON DUFF: AMERICA’S WAR RACKETEERS, THE REAL TERRORISTS

IS AMERICA'S RACKETEERING "ELITE" A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION? By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor There is a group of Americans, a combination of coward, gangster, politician, buffoonish...

GORDON DUFF: FALSE FLAG NUKE ATTACK ON U.S. JUSTIFIED….”KING’S TORAH”

ISRAEL TO USE IRANIAN AND PAKISTANI DUPES IN DIRTY NUKE PLOY    ... by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor   This week, the last piece fell into place. ...

Updated – God’s General, William “Jerry” Boykin, Now Disinvited as Witness...

Update: The Hill reports that Lt. General William G. "Jerry" Boykin has now been disinvited from testifying at the confirmation hearing of Elena Kagan. Looks...

Liberals Present ‘Pentagon’s New Strategy’

Establishment liberals are presenting President Obama's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) released this week as a break from the Bush-Cheney-neocon policy. Fair to say that the jury is out.