Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) praised Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today for sponsoring legislation to cut off flows of U.S. taxpayer dollars to criminals and anti-American organizations in Afghanistan.
When you think of countries that are the world’s economic powerhouses, Argentina probably doesn’t spring to mind. Yet just 100 years ago, Argentina was one of the 10 richest nations in the world — ahead of France and Germany.
The Veterans Affairs Department has suppressed and manipulated data that would support claims from Iraq, Afghanistan and Persian Gulf veterans that they’ve contracted illnesses from environmental pollution while serving in theatre, a high-level whistleblower told a Veterans Affairs panel on Wednesday
Intel officials claim that cyber attacks and cyber espionage post a greater potential danger to U.S. national security than al-Qaida and other militants that have dominated America’s global focus since 9/11/2001.
It was widely viewed as the end. But, in reality, March 1 was only the beginning. With the March 1 target missed, a desperate 26-day sprint toward a long-shot deal to undo the much-maligned sequestration cuts is underway.
On Saturday March 9, 2013 Concerned Veterans for America will host another event in our 2013 College Tour series. The event will take place at San Diego State University from 11:00am-12:30pm PST. Our event is open to all veterans, supporters and patriots. We encourage you to join us for this special event to learn of the pressing issues affecting the members of military and veteran communities.
But on the same day that the defense cuts are to begin, one of the Navy’s newest vessels, the littoral combat ship Freedom, will set sail for Singapore on a long-planned, eight-month deployment, part of the Obama adminstration’s emphasis on rebuilding the U.S. military presence in Asia
U.S. House Republican leaders on Monday blasted President Barack Obama’s plans to visit a southeastern Virginia naval shipyard instead of leading talks to avoid pending defense cuts, with one charging the commander in chief with using troops as “campaign props.”
When he first ran for president in 2008, Barack Obama vowed “to go through the federal budget, line by line, eliminating programs that no longer work.” Four years later, on another topic of spending, he confidently asserted that “[Sequestration] will not happen.” Unfortunately, neither was…
It’s now clear: The president and Washington politicians in general do not take our spending and debt crisis seriously. That lack of seriousness is jeopardizing our nation’s position as a defender of freedom around the world.