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Transgender Navy SEAL veteran announces detransition

| December 7, 2022 | 19 Comments
Transgender Navy SEAL veteran announces detransition

Chris Beck was a media favorite since he became a transgender. He spent 20 years as a Navy SEAL before the transgender experience. During his time in the Navy, he did 13 deployments and earned 50 awards/medals. After announcing his becoming a transgender woman named Kristin Beck, he rose to media prominence. However, he has […]

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The VA will start processing PACT Act claims on January 1, 2023

| November 28, 2022 | 16 Comments
The VA will start processing PACT Act claims on January 1, 2023

If you’re experiencing what you believe is an ailment related to the PACT Act, the VA will start processing claims on January 1, 2023. The PACT Act is The Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act. The VA updated their list of presumptive conditions that veterans can file disability […]

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VA suicide prevention efforts need more focus on gun safety training

| November 18, 2022 | 23 Comments
VA suicide prevention efforts need more focus on gun safety training

Here we go again. The VA is said to need to spend more energy on talking about gun safety training to combat veteran suicides? If there’s one group of people you don’t need to waste time on gun safety with, it’s a group of veterans. Every single veteran has already received firearms safety training in some form […]

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Quick takes: Kim threats, VA screening, Uniform kerfluffle

| November 4, 2022 | 27 Comments
Quick takes: Kim threats, VA screening, Uniform kerfluffle

Well, Fatty da Kim is once again threatening to nuke joint South Korean – US exercises. Must be November. North Korea issued a veiled threat Tuesday to use nuclear weapons to get the U.S. and South Korea to “pay the most horrible price in history,” an escalation of its fiery rhetoric targeting the ongoing large-scale […]

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Some good news for a change!

| September 22, 2022 | 12 Comments
Some good news for a change!

Vet Suicide rate dips It isn’t a final solution, but it is encouraging that the suicide rate for veterans dropped for 2020, down to about 17 a day in the most recent year for which data has been compiled. That is still a suicide rate roughly double that of our civilian brethren, but the decrease […]

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VA to begin offering abortions in cases of rape/health risks to veteran

| September 5, 2022 | 10 Comments
VA to begin offering abortions in cases of rape/health risks to veteran

The Supreme Courth overturned Roe v. Wade, so Department of Veteran’s Affairs has announced they will begin offering abortions to select veterans and dependents. Huh? The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to offer abortion access to veterans and eligible dependents in cases of rape, incest and pregnancies that endanger the life or health of an […]

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NJ VA home Covid death suits

| August 25, 2022 | 6 Comments
NJ VA home Covid death suits

Lawsuits filed over the high number of deaths at two NJ VA homes are showing how bad decisions by unqualified people killed off hundreds of patients. One nurse at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial at Menlo Park …went to Walmart to buy fabric to make her own (mask), she was threatened that “there could be […]

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PTSD and TBI from your service? The Canadian VA says, “We’d like to help you kill yourself”

| August 21, 2022 | 24 Comments
PTSD and TBI from your service? The Canadian VA says, “We’d like to help you kill yourself”

Canada has a reputation for being a place with nice scenery, nice fishing, and, above all, nice people. Apparently those that are part of the Veterans Affairs Canada bureaucracy are heartless fucks who would rather see struggling veterans get access to Canada’s relatively new doctor assisted suicide (called Medical Assistance in Dying, MAiD). Intended to […]

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