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Group of Retired Vets Stands Fast in Fight for Homeless

Every Sunday for the last four years, 70-year-old Bob Rosebrock has faithfully manned his post at the corner of Wilshire and San Vicente boulevards, just feet from a sprawling park at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus.

The Revolution We Will Never See

Around me, 50 million Americans are homeless, living in travel trailers, in tents. 500,000 young veterans, too many with families, have applied for 100% disability compensation. All have supportable medical diagnoses of total disability. Their "paperwork" will remain in limbo for years, until they kill themselves, perhaps their families too. For the best of them, luck, as it has for me, will intercede.

The Invisible War – A Look into Military Sexual Trauma

Early in 2011 the Dr. Oz Show did a special show that highlighted women Veterans that were homeless. Some had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and had been raped or experienced a military sexual trauma (MST).

How Do We Help The Homeless Veterans Without Becoming “Enablers”?

The numbers are startling. The VA estimates that 107,000veterans are homeless on any given night. Approximately twice that many will experience homelessness in the course of a year's time.

Navy Female Veteran in Colorado Springs Desperate

Navy Female Veteran with children desperate during the Holidays, need a Christmas Miracle!

“When Jane & Johnny Come Marching Homeless”

There are hidden wounds soldiers have always experienced upon returning home from every war- this documentary will shed Light and Healing on these many issues through the Voices of Veterans and their Families.

All Men Are Created Equal – Except Homeless Veterans

Since our nations founding, America's Veterans have fought for our liberties contained within our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Tribes of the Veterans who are Homeless

After founding and then running a shelter for homeless veterans for a number of years, I began to see patterns of pathology among the clients.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – October 12, 2011

Helping a Homeless Veteran is only a phone call away. VA’s Homeless Veterans Program Office is on a mission to ensure that everyone from VA employees, to first responders and civilian personnel know who and where to call should they encounter a homeless Veteran or a Veteran at-risk of becoming homeless.

VA to Address Veteran Homelessness

As part of a national commitment to prevent veteran homelessness, the Alaska VA Healthcare System on Oct. 12 will host an event to raise awareness of services available to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness.

Mass Psychology Equals Veteran Genocide

At Sunday's Veterans Press Conference, Rusty Rustan, a disabled Vietnam War Veteran from Orange County, spoke on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans Association and delivered a powerful message regarding Veterans suffering from PTSD and quoted Major General Smedley Butler, a World War I hero and two-time recipient of the Medal of Honor.

VA Focuses on Prevention to End Veteran Homelessness

Veteran homelessness is a critical issue: The economic downturn continues and thousands of service members leave the military every year to a tough job market.

More Funds for Homeless Veterans (Families) Prevention Initiative

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced yesterday the additional award of more than $820,000 to two non-profit community agencies in southeast Texas that will serve approximately 270 homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the new Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

VA Announces Nearly $60 Million in Homeless Prevention Grants Nationwide

ecretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of nearly $60 million in homeless prevention grants that will serve approximately 22,000 homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the new Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Facing ACLU Lawsuit, West LA VA Medical Center Finalizes Plans for...

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA) posted the Master Plan for the West Los Angeles (WLA) campus, which includes plans to expand the homeless program by renovating buildings on the historic campus.

VA to Expand Housing for Homeless Veterans and Their Families

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country. This strategy will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000. VA currently has 15,000 transitional beds available to homeless Veterans

Labor Department Grants to Provide Veterans Job Training

As part of an interagency effort to support America's veterans, the Labor Department today announced $37 million in grants to provide job training for about 21,000 veterans, many of them homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Pampered Prisoners and Homeless Veterans America’s Misguided Responsibilities

There was a time when America took seriously its responsibility to incarcerate those who inflicted harm upon our society. In addition, America also took responsibility to provide our Military Veterans with proper care and services. Today, it’s the complete opposite

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News

VA research is showing that tailoring primary care to Veterans coping with homelessness may be an effective way to improve their health and put them on the road to permanent housing.

VA & HUD Issue First-Ever Report on Homeless Veterans

For the first time, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development today published the most authoritative analysis of the extent and nature of homelessness among Veterans. According to HUD and VA’s assessment, nearly 76,000 Veterans were homeless on a given night in 2009 while roughly 136,000 Veterans spent at least one night in a shelter during that year

Help homeless veterans over the holidays

In 2008, the Milwaukee chapter of Veterans for Peace began a small, weekly outreach program to look for homeless veterans in Milwaukee and see...

The Religious Right: A Threat to America (Reprise)

Now, I don't have anything against religious people, per se - I was raised by Christians, and they were wonderful and loving people. In fact, I'm very spiritual myself. But if you show me a man who believes that Moses parted the Red Sea, I'll show you a man whose logical assessment of reality cannot be relied upon.

Information: Stand Down in California Features Gulf War Veterans

. Annual event offers homeless, destitute veterans services, respite By Michelle Knight [email protected] Jacob and Rex Belisle MICHELLE KNIGHT/Acorn Newspapers Five years ago, Rex Belisle and his wife, April,...

GORDON DUFF: ACLU LAWSUIT AGAINST VA COPS OPENS A “CAN...

WHISTLEBLOWERS REPORT IRREGULARITIES THREATENING EVERY ASPECT OF VETERAN CARE AND SAFETY VA ANSWERS LAWSUIT WITH POOR LEGAL PLOY, WANTS TO QUICKLY LOSE AND MAKE PROBLEM...

TOM HORVATH MD: THE PASSING OF PAUL ERRERA MD, CHAMPION...

PAUL ERRERA DIES, UNNOTICED BY MOST, RENEGADE FIGHTER FOR VETERANS RIGHTS By Tom Horvath for Veterans Today Paul Errera MD has died on April 14th. Most...

Top 10 Veterans News from Around the Country

Who operates the most viewed career video website featuring the most recruiting and career videos? Career TV! Where has VA just placed a video highlighting the dynamic and diverse VA workplace and the opportunities VA offers those starting careers? Career TV! Career TV helps students and young professional learn about careers with the world’s top organizations and now features a three-minute video outlining the breadth and scope of VA career opportunities and the rewards and satisfactions of working to fulfill the VA mission.

GORDON DUFF: VETERANS AND THE MOJAVE CROSS DISASTER

HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETS THREATENED BY CROSS CONTROVERSY "ITS ABOUT HOMELESS VETS, STUPID!" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Southern California with its balmy climes is a...

GORDON DUFF: TRUE STORY BEHIND THE L.A. VETERANS PARK SCANDAL

HEROES vs ZEROES By Gordon Duff/STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor For over a decade, the Los Angeles Veterans Home, or what is supposed to be a Veterans...