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2015/03/02 10:31
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The Washington Post article published in February by Greg Jaffe, details the Arlington Memorial Cemetery gathering of Marines mourning their scout sniper brother, Rob Richards, who died from...
2015/03/02 10:31
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2015/02/25 04:53
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Veterans issuesVA chief says ‘no excuse’ for false claim Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told a homeless man that he had served in special forces. WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary...
2015/02/24 13:10
2015/02/24 13:10
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It's routine for Oscar winners to use their platform before a worldwide audience to push a social problem into the spotlight. That was true in spades at this year's Oscarcast, as recipients called...
2015/02/20 20:45
2015/02/20 20:45
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Television reporters Brian Williams(L),of NBC, Wolf Blitzer(2nd-L) of CNN, Rita Braver(2nd-R), of CBS and Brit Hume(R) of ABC, await the arrival of US President Bill Clinton in the Press Briefing Room...
2015/02/19 14:41
2015/02/19 14:41
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New Law to Help Vets with PTSD Honors Marine Who Committed Suicide By Jordan Gass-Pooré - As a child, Clay Hunt loved the outdoors. The Texas native knew every inch of his grandparents’ ranch, where...
2015/02/16 16:06
2015/02/16 16:06
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As the old saying goes, Brian Williams, NBC's Nightly News anchor, has stepped in crap and fallen back in it. He has many times over the past several years told and re-told the story about being on a...
2015/02/16 07:52
2015/02/16 07:52
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Moran-sponsored Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act signed into law KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs...
2015/02/14 20:11
2015/02/14 20:11
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Rory Kennedy, director of the documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," says that the movie is especially relevant as President Obama asks Congress for authorization to fight ISIS, posing a potential...
2015/02/13 03:01
2015/02/13 03:01
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Updated: 9:51 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 | Posted: 9:51 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry, speaks about the...
2015/02/12 21:40
2015/02/12 21:40
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President Barack Obama today signed legislation cowritten by U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth aimed at trying to get veterans struggling with their mental health more help from the Department of Veterans...
2015/02/12 01:19
2015/02/12 01:19
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald holds a chart as he testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) Veterans Affairs Secretary...
2015/02/11 21:21
2015/02/11 21:21
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) engaged in a heated exchange during a hearing on the agency’s budget. (C-SPAN) (This post has been updated.) Veterans...
2015/02/11 05:45
2015/02/11 05:45
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STEPHENVILLE, Texas ­— Joe Washam recently went hunting at a south Texas ranch with fellow veterans, including some suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Washam, a former Army sergeant who...
2015/02/10 10:31
2015/02/10 10:31
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After hearing he had been stop-lossed and would be heading back to Iraq for a second time, Kristofer Goldsmith decided to end his life. Going back to war acted as a trigger to his ongoing and...
2015/02/07 23:07
2015/02/07 23:07
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NBC Nightly New anchor Brian Williams is stepping away from the news desk for a few days after issuing an apology for recounting a false story about his experience in the Iraq War. Willams said...
2015/02/07 22:35
2015/02/07 22:35
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Tuesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act by a vote of 99 to 0. The legislation, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives...
2015/02/06 23:33
2015/02/06 23:33
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Should Brian Williams be fired? Some pundits have said that can be the only outcome. But the veterans who know the story best are more forgiving. That was the message from Travis Tritten, the Stars...
2015/02/06 20:27
2015/02/06 20:27
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Journalists, media pundits, and even military veterans are weighing in on what should happen to Brian Williams following his admission that he fabricated key portions of a story he repeatedly told...
2015/02/04 14:49
2015/02/04 14:49
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The Senate unanimously approved a bill Tuesday named for Clay Hunt, a 26-year-old Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who killed himself in 2011. The bill comes in response to suicides that on average claim...
2015/02/04 08:19
2015/02/04 08:19
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... Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Michael Patrick) “Every day in the United States, 22 veterans succumb to suicide — losing their personal battle to invisible wounds of war.” “When you have 8,000...
2015/03/02 10:31
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