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A farewell to one of our own: Remembering Dr. Robert M....

A Veterans Day tribute to Dr. Bob Bowman, a true American hero.

Veterans Kept as Guinea Pigs to Get Some Relief

The government must come clean about the hazards of drug experiments to which it subjected Vietnam veterans, a federal judg e ruled.

Congress Do What is Right for Our Nation’s Veterans

Each year as Congress assembles; new Legislative Bills are introduced as previously introduced Bills die. Some Bills relate to Vietnam veterans who did not have boots on ground.

Veterans on Trial for Peaceable Assembly at Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Seventeen U.S. military veterans and their allies will stand trial after being arrested as they read the names of the fallen and laid flowers in their memory at New York City’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Vietnam Veterans New battle: Getting Disability Compensation

Changing policy has made it easier to receive benefits. But with expanded eligibility and an aging vets population, the VA's backlog grows.

Henry’s Joke Makes You Want to Cry

On January 25th, the Los Angeles VA held a “groundbreaking” ceremony celebrating our U.S. government’s contract to spend $20 million to rehab a vacant, rat-invested 65-year old building to house homeless Veterans.

Vietnam Veterans Low Priority

The 113th Congress is now seated. The 112th Congress failed to recognize veterans of the Vietnam War by restoring the Agent Orange Equity Act, which did not make it out of committee.

Ed Asner,Vietnam Veteran, War and Wall

Interview with Ed Asner about the Vietnam Vet, and the Vietnam Wall and new Education Center.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – October 09, 2012

The PTSD Coach smartphone app on iTunes and Android Marketplace can help Veterans learn about and manage their symptoms. The app provides direct links to support and help.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 14, 2012

Dr. Susan Angell, director of VA’s Homeless Veterans Initiative, was recognized for her work to help end Veteran homelessness at the Partnership of Public Service’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards.

New Legislation Aims to End Homelessness among Veterans

The bipartisan bill, designed by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, improves homeless services outreach to rural and under-served urban veterans.

VA Must Disclose Veteran Drug Test Documents

Veterans won another court order requiring the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to hand over more documents about its Cold War-era drug experiments on thousands of Vietnam veterans.

Hypocrisy and Intransigence – Mainstays of The Agent Orange Controversy

The US government maintains their decades-old mantra that there is no unequivocal scientific evidence that use of Agent Orange has caused an increase in either birth defects in Viet Nam, or is related to other human health issues in Viet Nam.

DOD to Host Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will host a ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to thank and honor America's Vietnam Veterans on behalf of a grateful nation.

Medical Center To Provide Benefits Workshop For Vietnam Vets

Sometimes it hits really close to home and reaffirms a commitment to the mission of serving others, and for Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) nursing educator Debra Frondelli, her own personal experience feeds her passion of helping Veterans.

Risk Factors for PTSS in Iraq & Afghanistan War Vets Similar...

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers from Boston report in the November issue of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology that risk factors for posttraumatic stress symptomatology (PTSS, short of full-blown posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD) in Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans were found to be similar to those observed in Vietnam Veterans.

DIA Observance Honors Vietnam Veterans

The Defense Intelligence Agency last week marked its 50th birthday � and the 50th anniversary of the beginning of U.S. military action in Vietnam -- with a tribute to U.S. Sen. John McCain and all Vietnam War veterans.

Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans To Meet in DC

The National Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans Coalition will be holding their annual board meeting and Lunch Celebration that kicks off the activities that takes place during Veterans’ Day Activities.

The Latest Meets The Greatest

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the nation’s most recent Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, will march alongside the oldest living Medal of Honor winner, Nicholas Oresko, in this year’s New York City’s Veterans Day Parade, the largest in the nation, parade organizers announced today.

Over $2.2 Billion in Retroactive Agent Orange Benefits

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today that more than $2.2 billion in retroactive benefits has already been paid to approximately 89,000 Vietnam Veterans and their survivors who filed claims related to one of three new Agent Orange presumptive conditions.

180th Consecutive Sunday Rally – Don’t Miss It!

You are invited to attend and support the 180th consecutive Sunday Rally to "Save Our Veterans Land" and to "Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME."

Vietnam Veterans of America National Convention

It is with great pride to announce that Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) has been holding its National Convention during this week in Reno, Nevada.

Eighty Percent of Success is Just Showing Up

This Sunday will be our 173rd consecutive Sunday Rally to "Save Our Veterans Land," and to "Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME."

Muro Sworn In as Under Secretary for VA’s Memorial Affairs

Steve L. Muro, a Vietnam Veteran with leadership experience at every level within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration, has been sworn in as Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs.

High Cancer Rates for Vietnam Veterans

The tracking of cancer in the aging population of Vietnam Veterans exposed to dioxin has been neglected.

Urgent Agent Orange Action Alert – DEADLINE IS TODAY!

URGENT AGENT ORANGE ACTION ALERT - DEADLINE IS TODAY! My apologies to Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), but we at VT received a request from...

Vietnam veterans at war with historians

A major row is brewing between Vietnam War veterans and the Australian War Memorial over the official written history of the conflict.

Peace in Our Time! (Naw – not really)

Hell not we won’t go” or “Ho, Ho, Ho Chi Minh, the NLF* is gonna win”, or “bring our boys home now!” Protestors carrying flags of the Communist enemy down American streets condemning the baby killers - The United States sent to defend South Vietnam against Communist Aggression. Supporters of the Communist war machine in South Vietnam (in America) including [Hanoi] Jane Fonda and [Senator] John Kerry launched a loosely coordinated anti-war (and anti-American) program of condemnation – in part - focused on the men that fought in Vietnam.

Never Ever Give Up on Veterans Claims

How long does it take to get a decision to help a veteran that is alive, how many times back through the system to get the correct decision, and then how long does a surviving widow have to plead the case to fulfill the promises made to veterans by this government! So I call now for sustained action by all veterans, their family members, their friends, and the citizens of this country...Show it through twitter activity every day!

Agent Orange Claim, Never Give Up

Nearly 41 years after leaving the chemically infested and war-torn jungles of Vietnam behind and more than four years after his death from cancer, Grass Valley native Paul Orlandi found justice, thanks to his wife and a doctor who waged a war of their own.

Vietnam Veteran Group Keeps on Shinseki in Agent Orange and Glioblastoma...

From the VietnamVetWives Dear Secretary Shinseki,I met with the Institute of Medicine at their open session Dec.16th 2010. I presented evidence showing a connection between...

Organizers of Vietnam Veterans’ tribute to include anti-war rallies

Fayetteville's 10-day tribute to Vietnam veterans this fall should portray a complete picture of the era and its impact on the city - including...

Medical Alert for Gulf War Veterans and Agent Orange Veterans

Urgent alert for both Agent Orange and Desert Storm Veterans. Editor's note: The enclosed medical research has a focus on male Testerone and Diabetes(Insulin).  As...

GOP Looks at Cutting Veterans Health Benefits for 2011-12 Session to...

The Republican Party has it knives out and is casting its eyes with a lean and hungry look on 'Quite Extreme' Veterans Health Benefits. "My...

November Brings Series of Events Honoring Northeast Louisiana Vietnam Veterans

November 4, 2010 will be a nostalgic and perhaps emotional day for Vietnam veterans of Northeast Louisiana. Some called them Baby Killers…We call them HEROES will premiere at 6 pm at Monroe Civic Center’s Jack Howard Theatre. In honor of the event, Mayor Jamie Mayo of Monroe and Mayor Dave Norris of West Monroe will issue a joint proclamation.

Olbermann and Paul Sullivan Slam Alan Simpson

- SupportingAgent Orange Healthcare and Benefits for Vietnam War Veterans  Against Dire Threat - September 1, 2010 (Countdown) - MSNBC's Keith Olberman interviews Veterans for Common...

Vietnam veteran exposed to agent orange running out of options, VA...

- What's frustrating, Vietnam veteran Frank Tate said, is that the Department of Veterans Affairs doesn't acknowledge cirrhosis as a disease caused by Agent Orange....

Kentucky Town Honors America’s Vietnam Veterans in August Fest, Adrian Cronauer...

By Joe ‘Ragman’ Tarnovsky Vietnam Combat Veteran (1968-70) Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood morning, Vietnam! How many times did we wake up to, or hear, that familiar opening line from the...

Veterans Need to Get to Know the Campus Anti-War Network

The inspiration to do this story came from Paul Wisovaty a member of Vietnam Veteran Against the War (VVAW) who wrote about how Veterans...

Is Congress and the President Waiting for an Army to Die?

Although that is not the title of this very recent media release by Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) to address all the questions now...

Tell Sen. Webb: Support Declaring Presumptive Agent Orange/Dioxin Service-connected Disability Compensation

Senator Webb, we need you on this. U.S. Senator Jim Webb Virginia 248 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-4024 Fax: 202-228-6363 Toll Free Number 1-866-507-1570 Webb wary of expanded...