Veterans

Updated -Give ’em Hell, General Shinseki!

– Update: See VA defends Agent Orange, heart disease links against Sen Webb.  WATCH LIVE as we hope VA Secretary Shinseki tells the bureaucrats Senators Webb and Burr and cohorts to get off their asses, and stop protesting the cost of veterans’ benefits. Watch the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on VA Disability Compensation Presumptive Disability Read More…

Veterans

Vets Group Says Move Forward Fast on Agent Orange Presumptives

– Veterans for Common Sense thanks VA Secretary Shinseki for moving forward with presumptives for Vietnam War veterans – Via Veterans for Common Sense  Veterans for Common Sense  strongly supports laws and regulations that establish what are called “presumptives,” as this means long-awaited benefits for our Vietnam War veterans sick due to Agent Orange poisoning. Presumptives Read More…

Government

VA Senate Comm Hearing Thursday Draws Attention as Cuts in Veterans’ Benefits Feared

– Hearing Thursday (September 23) United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Oversight Hearing:  VA Disability Compensation:  Presumptive Disability Decision-Making. VA Secretary Shinseki should publicly blast the sad sacks who sit on the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs – As the continuing lurid, anti-veteran drips emit from congress, it appears one U.S. senator after another issues statements of concern that Read More…

Life Veterans

Veterans Administration Needs to Take Charge and Become Advocates for Change

– President Obama: “Whether you left the service in 2009 or 1949, we will fulfill our responsibility to deliver the benefits and care that you earned. That’s why I’ve pledged to build nothing less than a 21st-century VA.” – Dane County (Wisconsin) Veterans Service Officer Michael Jackson: Vietnam-era and earlier veterans ‘will be coming out Read More…