Veterans group grades lawmakers

When it comes to looking out for veterans, federal lawmakers in New York scored slightly better than those in other states, but have plenty of room for improvement, an advocacy group said Monday. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, a political action committee, issued a report card of legislators’ votes on veterans issues, handing the […]

Veterans Needing Help Are Backlogged 4 to 8 Years

Jim Davis and Perry Edenfield, and their Organization “Veterans-For-Change” with members nationwide totaling 60,000+ and growing are asking in writing all members of congress address the issues of the Veterans Affairs. The lack of funding to provide benefits, medical treatment, medications, rehabilitation, better medical facilities, more and better trained Veteran Service Officers, faster processing of […]

McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants to Salute US Military Veterans on November 5

PORTLAND, Ore. – McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Inc. today announced that its seafood restaurants nationwide will host its eighth annual Veterans Appreciation Event, and will offer all U.S. military veterans a free entree on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, in appreciation for their service to our country. “We’re proud to continue McCormick & Schmick’s tradition […]

Military wife, mom worries troops are now being forgotten

With Veteran’s Day approaching, a Southfield military wife and mother said she’s worried our current veterans are being forgotten. “The World Series is nice and all but I wish our troops would get a little more recognition,” said Cynthia Hawk, whose husband is the commander and son is a member of the 182nd Field Artillery, […]