Troop Care Panel Will Find Truth

President Bush said Wednesday the bipartisan panel he named to investigate problems at the nation’s military and veterans hospitals would work to restore confidence in the system of caring for wounded troops. “Any report of medical neglect will be taken seriously by this administration,” Bush said in an Oval Office meeting with the co-chairmen of […]

Veterans for America Applauds Byrd Resolution

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is a release from Veterans for America: Veterans for America strongly supports Senator Byrd’s resolution introduced today, which states that Congress must approve any offensive military action by the United States against another nation. In recent weeks, the Bush administration has taken steps that hint at the possibility of […]

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Donate Time To Help Returning Disabled Veterans

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With military conflicts now raging in Iraq and Afghanistan, an increasing number of veterans are returning home with serious and disabling injuries. Many of these veterans have lost limbs or suffered the devastating effects of traumatic brain injuries. Under current federal law, these veterans are entitled to veterans benefits […]

Veterans air complaints regarding lack of services

LA FERIA – A federal official faced a room packed with angry military veterans Sunday at the American Legion hall, hearing a litany of problems faced by Rio Grande Valley veterans seeking health care. Former soldiers, sailors, Marines and Air Force personnel confronted Timothy P. Shea, medical center director of the South Texas Veterans Health […]

Bill would protect military veterans from discrimination

OLYMPIA – Washington State soldiers are battling an unseen enemy in their hometowns – discrimination. State lawmakers want to provide them with the weapon they need to win this battle. A proposed bill would add veterans and people with military status to an existing law banning discrimination in matters of employment, credit, insurance and property […]

Air Compassion for Veterans

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new charitable program will transport troops, veterans and families affected by military deployment in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. At a recent news conference, Edward R. Boyer, CEO and president of Mercy Medical Airlift, announced the implementation and benefits of Air Compassion for Veterans (ACV). ACV […]