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Well, if it’s for the veterans, I have to buy one. It’s my civic duty!

| September 1, 2020 | 12 Comments
Well, if it’s for the veterans, I have to buy one. It’s my civic duty!

Pin Ups for Vets has released their 2021 calendar. The calendar filled with lovely ladies in retro 40’s garb is to raise money to benefit hospitalized veterans. All of the models in the calendars are themselves veterans. Thus far they’ve donated $70,000. Normally the gals would be on a 50-state VA hospital tour this time […]

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Family Seeks Damages After Veteran’s Suicide Inside VA Mental Health Unit

| August 25, 2020 | 5 Comments
Family Seeks Damages After Veteran’s Suicide Inside VA Mental Health Unit

The family of Sgt. Brieux Dash, a veteran who died by suicide in a Department of Veterans Affairs mental health unit last year, filed a claim against the VA on Friday, arguing that the agency’s “deliberate indifference” and “complete disregard for patient safety” contributed to Dash’s death. Dash, 33, hung himself March 14, 2019, on […]

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Joe Biden sends Army Veteran Sean Worsley to prison for 5 years.

| July 17, 2020 | 42 Comments
Joe Biden sends Army Veteran Sean Worsley to prison for 5 years.

Sean Worsley seems to be having a string of bad luck lately. The first mistake that left Sean Worsley facing a five-year prison sentence was choosing to stop for gas in tiny Gordo, Ala. The next was blasting music at the pump loudly enough to catch the attention of a local police officer. The third […]

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Proposed Changes to Veterans Preference Points

| June 25, 2020 | 14 Comments
Proposed Changes to Veterans Preference Points

Honorably discharged veterans with a service-connected disability are eligible for veterans preference points. So are those who deployed to an overseas conflict. Most veterans; however, do not qualify. Proponents wanting to change this want to include additional veterans under the veterans preference umbrella. From the Military Times: But he also said that officials should expand […]

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White House Unveils Roadmap Aiming to End Veterans Suicide Crisis

| June 22, 2020 | 15 Comments
White House Unveils Roadmap Aiming to End Veterans Suicide Crisis

By Patricia Kime President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled a long-awaited plan by a White House task force to address the problem of veterans’ suicides — a “roadmap” that includes suicide prevention training across professions, a public awareness campaign, community partnerships and promotion of safe storage of weapons for firearms owners. The President’s Roadmap to […]

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Outrage at Nazi swastikas in veterans cemeteries

| May 30, 2020 | 77 Comments
Outrage at Nazi swastikas in veterans cemeteries

One of several Nazi headstones in question Been getting alerts from some of our usual suspects- our pal Mikey Weinstein’s coffers are running low again and he needs a new outrage to try on. He’s found one in the discovery of grave markers in VA cemeteries bearing Nazi symbology. “Secretary Robert Wilkie must immediately replace […]

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Memorial Day 2020

| May 21, 2020 | 3 Comments
Memorial Day 2020

Live Stream from VA National Cemeteries Join us in honoring Veterans and service members with the solemn dignity and respect they have earned Each VA national cemetery will conduct a brief wreath laying ceremony, accompanied by a moment of silence and the playing of Taps. In keeping with CDC guidelines to limit large gatherings, the […]

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Veterans Needed for Census Jobs

| February 22, 2020 | 27 Comments
Veterans Needed for Census Jobs

The US Census Bureau is calling for Veterans to apply for temporary positions related to the census. This is a way to do both, service to the community and get paid. It would also help the Department of Veterans Affairs get better numbers on the veteran communities. Key points from the VA blog: JOIN OUR […]

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