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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.

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.

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.

Veterans and Children: NOT Just Homeless at the Holidays

Republican Governor Rick Scott was also photographed passing out Thanksgiving dinners in an East Naples, Florida shelter, which fed 7,000 families during the holiday week. Scott said “I care completely about all these programs,” but reality is that his budget cuts “slashed funding to some veteran and farm surplus programs that helped the homeless.”

“Occupy HUD” Movement Gains Traction

Forget about Occupy Wall Street. My readers and other Veteran Advocates nationwide say "Occupy HUD" and ask How many Iraqi or Afghanistan Combat Wounded Veterans Live in HUD Subsidized or Disability Housing?

Hundreds Sign Up 4 Veterans Hotline

As my readers already know, I volunteer once a month for the Veterans Hotline. This is a two-hour commitment and I will be "On Station" from 5am to 7am, the third Monday of each month.

Veterans Hotline Seeking Volunteers

A new Veterans nonprofit, "Veterans Workshop" has begun their nationwide recruitment for Volunteers who can assist with answering calls from American Veterans via a new Veterans911 hot-line.

Your Military Service will be used Against You in a Divorce

In today’s world marriages which last a lifetime are extremely rare. In our society today, failed marriages and divorce are common place.

Red Hawk IT – SDVOB

SDVOB's are struggling to gain traction with Procurement officers is one of the most common statements that owners of SDVOB's share with me.

2011 Marine Corps 236th Birthday Message

The Continental Marines were the Marine Force of the American Colonies during the American Revolutionary War.

Veterans First – Not Veterans Last

The Department of Labor (DOL) has a "Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project" that is operated out of the office of the Assistant Secretary of Veterans Employment and Training.

HUD Secretary Donovan – Shame on You.

I know people who work at HUD, one of the largest federal agencies in the country. HUD of course deals in housing, but also in homelessness.

Veterans Suicide – Ken Smith on Iran’s Press TV

Military suicides have increased since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a study conducted by the Center for a New American Security.

America’s War on Disabled Veterans

Do you pay federal income taxes every year? Do you think you know where your tax dollars are going?

A Veteran Commits Suicide Every 80 Minutes

A veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes, according to a study published Monday.

American Prosthetic Sharing Program

"Used Prosthesis should be brought to foreign military veterans."

Veterans Unemployment Continues

I was called recently by someone I know, who asked me to talk to a veteran that he knew who was in trouble.

Vets with PTSD and Compassionate Cannabis Laws

From the time of the United States Revolution through World War I, Veterans had legal access to cannabis; but in 1942 a few powerful men managed to have cannabis removed from the United States Formulary. Medical research has shown medical marijuana has been very successful in treating PTSD and it's symptoms.

“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.

“Traumatic Brain Injury and the Great Lie”

I recently was invited by a good friend who lives in the Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts to participate in a panel discussion about PTSD and TBI .

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.

Captain Eric H. May Deserves Medal Of Honor

The Iconoclast joins others on the Internet and in circles of power who know by experience that Captain May has an uncanny ability to correctly interpret what is really going on and to accurately predict what will happen next.

Harold Russell, Where Are You When We Need You?

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Antichrists in the Air Force and Just Who Would Jesus Bomb?

“The United States Air Force has been training young missile officers about the morals and ethics of launching nuclear weapons by citing passages from the New Testament and commentary from a former member of the Nazi Party and includes a discussion on St. Augustine's 'Christian Just War Theory.' Augustine was the first Church Father to consider the concept of a ‘Just War’ and within 100 years after Constantine, the Empire required that all soldiers in the army must be baptized Christians and thus, the decline of Christianity began.

Phony Terrorist Sideshow: Walid Shoebat, Bin Laden Wannabee

On 13 July 2011, CNN’s Anderson Cooper reported on the so-called Islamic terrorist export, Walid Shoebat, who has been duping The MSM and making a mint off of Americans claiming he is now a devout Christian after years as a Palestinian Liberation Organization terrorist. This Internet muckraker exposed Walid in 2008 and I did all on my own dime driven by my conscience and search for truth.

Failures of Intelligence

This citizen of conscience for U.S. House of Representatives 2012 asserts that America’s ugly side is rooted in failures of intelligence, heretical Christianity and a lack of true patriotism, for "Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official." -Theodore Roosevelt

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – June 09, 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against the US Department of Veterans Affairs, claiming that the agency fails to provide housing for homeless veterans at its ...

A Tragic June 1967 Day Veterans Will Never Forget

To support the troops we must march and demand justice: an open congressional hearing that includes any LIBERTY survivor who wants to tell what they saw that day in infamy, 44 years ago.

A Veteran Gives Back to the Community

A down and out Veteran was informed he had been given full-time employment as a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist with the Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) beginning in May

USS LIBERTY and Acts of Congress

The attack on the USS Liberty remains the only incident of damage to a major US ship since the sinking of the USS MAINE in Havana Harbour that has not been investigated by the US Congress.

DTAP Program for Transitioning Disabled Vets

There are many available programs for transitioning disabled veteran, from both the public and private sectors; they will not be forgotten.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 25, 2011

History, heritage and honor celebrated Memorial Day, WWII veteran finally receives medals and more ....

Veterans Find Common Ground at Project New Hope's First Weekend Retreat

Project New Hope held its first retreat this weekend, with combat veterans and their families getting the opportunity to stay on an historic farm at the Elm Hill Center in Brookfield, where they learned how to ride horses, relaxed through a yoga session, ate lovingly prepared meals, and sometimes just sat back to enjoy the beautiful weather together — all the while escaping from the stresses, routines and struggles of home life.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Todays News – May 23, 2011

The US Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that as many as 95 percent of veterans returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan have some form of PTSD. The extent of their condition varies greatly — many show milder symptoms of lasting anxiety, ...

Veterans Weekly Forum

Lt. Col. Steve Russell (U.S. Army Retired), who was instrumental in the capture of the notorious Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, will be the exclusive guest on Friday’s RePatriot Radio show

Veterans Respond Positively to Heart Centered Approach

I have demonstrated that only after the heart is opened can true self healing occur for only then does the client (veterans or otherwise) truly want to heal. Using the premise that what is deepest within us is love ( not anger ) and utilizing an action oriented approach to face and go through their fears ~ my clients, including veterans, soon discover that beneath their pain, anger and shame is not only love and joy but most importantly their true authentic self.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News

Veterans!  Here’s your Top 10 News stories of the day compiled from the latest sources We encourage you to browse our list so that you can...

Call of Duty Endowment Announces Half Million Dollars in Grants

Activision's Call of Duty Endowment Awards Half Million Dollars in Grants to Combat Veterans' Unemployment Recipient organizations will use funding to help returning veterans and wounded warriors obtain civilian careers

Latest Taps Desert Storm Veterans

We want to continue to honor our Gulf War Veterans and recognize their early deaths, it has only been 20 years since the Gulf War/Operation Desert Storm. WE are concerned that they are dying too early and still call for national registries of diagnosed illness deaths and the undiagnosed illnesses. This data could prove helpful to health care providers, medical researchers, and the veterans and their families in being proactive in their health concerns.