The latest Concerned Veterans for America video reflects on how the U.S. government won World War II in less time than it now takes to launch a government health care website. That video was such a hit that several of our friends and supporters suggested other great achievements for comparison.
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Is the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) getting serious about spending reform? It’s a question worth considering with Wednesday’s announcement that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to slash his office’s budget by 20 percent over the next five years.
With the Obamcare roll-out looking more and more like a slow motion train wreck, you might think it couldn’t get any worse. Surely, you imagine, once they address the website problems, premium cost increases and losing healthcare, things will improve, right?
This week we’ll mark the anniversary of the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor—a cataclysmic event that brought the United States into World War II and changed the course of history in the last century. By way of comparison…
Spend any amount of time on Facebook or YouTube, and you’re sure to come across one of my favorite video genres: the “Homecoming” video of members of the military returning home from a long deployment and being greeted by excited children, spouses, parents, friends and even pets.
It’s a story almost any combat veteran can share: how the slow and unresponsive process of military acquisition forced them to improvise in the battlefield.
Here’s yet another heartrending story on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dysfunction leading to the deaths of veterans: after at least three veterans died at the Memphis VA hospital as a result of substandard care, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs is launching a probe of the facility.
The unique needs of the post-9/11 generation of veterans require the commitment of individuals, groups, and strategies to provide our veterans with the best help possible. Different veterans need different kinds of help.