Category - Veterans

Obama to delay troops withdrawal from...

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday the reversing policy of the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, which means the United States will slow down Source: theheralding.com

Congress OKs funding shift to keep VA...

Veterans Affairs Department officials will get the budget help they need to avoid facility shutdowns in August after the Senate approved a last-minute deal Thursday. Source: www.militarytimes.com

Donald Trump Says John McCain Is No War...

In Iowa, Mr. Trump disparaged Mr. McCain’s Vietnam War record, saying: “He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” Source: www.nytimes.com Donald Trump;...

Leroy Jones, N.J. Democrat, accused of...

The chairman of the Essex County Democratic Committee in New Jersey is accused of punching a blind Army veteran following an argument at a polling location during East Orange’s council primary last month. Source: www.washingtontimes.com

When Military Members Are Deployed, This...

When Alisa Johnson and her husband, Shawn, were both due to begin military service in June 2011, they found themselves in a dreadful situation: they had no one to take care of their beloved dog, JD, while they were gone. Source:...

VA Chastises GOP Congressman For Suggesting...

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs took umbrage Tuesday at a GOP congressman’s joke that the agency is so incompetent it should take over the Islamic State to help run it into the ground. Source: www.huffingtonpost.com