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By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Rhode Island Veterans Affairs: Kasim Yarn confesses they’ve buried six or more people in the wrong graves

Veterans Affairs and the conditions for military vets was huge talking point for President Trump and the Trump campaign, so expect news from Rhode Island to fuel more controversy and criticism. Kasim Yarn, director More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Military Exposure: Occupations Prone to Asbestos-Related Health Issues

Unfortunately many military members were exposed to dangerous amounts of asbestos over the years. The U.S. Navy was a major culprit that used asbestos as a fire-retardant on far too many ships and projects during More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Hillary Clinton tells Florida voters to ‘reaffirm their values’ at polls

At a voter registration rally in Coral Springs, Florida, Hillary Clinton urged Americans to register to vote and go to the polls in November to reaffirm the values that make our country great. Hillary Clinton is More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Chaplains commend VA on revised religious liberty policy

Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty is expressing gratitude to the Department of Veterans Affairs for its recent memorandum to key officials that updates the policy guidance on religious exercise and expression More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Donald Trump attacks media, lists veterans’ donation recipients

The presumptive GOP candidate for president, Donald Trump, listed dozens veterans’ groups that he said had received $5.6 million thanks to his fundraising and personal donations at a heated news conference Tuesday More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Americans pause to celebrate Memorial Day

Below are words I penned five years ago, still new to writing and long, long before the Global Dispatch was even a notion rolling around in my mind. Today is a day of pause indeed and beyond the celebrations, pomp More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Gary Sinise awarded Bradley Prize for ‘supporting veterans, first responders, and their families’

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation announced today one of four 2016 Bradley Prizes will be presented to actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise, an award-winning actor and founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation.  He More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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ADF warns VA of religious discrimination over Christmas expression in work areas

Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Salem, Va., medical center after it issued a Christmas memo to its employees that explained they are only “permitted to engage More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Ben Carson says VA can fold into DOD to reduce size of government

2016 GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson appeared on the Dave Ramsey Show today and talked about reducing the size of government and one example was that “We don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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ACLJ’s Jay Sekulow targets government’s abuses of power in ‘Undemocratic’

Americans’ freedom is under attack by the biggest and most dangerous “branch” of government: the federal bureaucracy. In his new book, Undemocratic: How Unelected, Unaccountable Bureaucrats Are Stealing Your More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Chaplain Justin Roberts previews ‘No Greater Love’ documentary, suicides in military

Chaplain Justin Roberts continues to raise awareness of the shocking suicide rate among military personnel and his new project, No Greater Love, dives into this arena. When we spoke to Justin last on Dispatch Radio, More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Benefits Offered to Veterans

Being a veteran of the armed forces comes with certain hurdles that others might not have. However, it does come with some benefits that counterbalance those hurdles. The VA, or Veterans Administration, has many More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Delbert Belton murder case: Kenan Adams-Kinard changes plea to get a ‘deal’

The Delbert Belton murder case is set to move ahead next week, but new reports point to one of the teens charged with murder to strike a deal with prosecutors. Kenan Adams-Kinard KHQ is reporting that “Kenan More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Veterans and Mesothelioma: Coming Home with a Covert Condition

Veterans comprise about one-third of mesothelioma diagnoses. The Veterans Administration urges veterans to watch for mesothelioma signs and symptoms. Unfortunately, those having worked within the military (doing More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Bill Kristol takes on Tavis Smiley over reforming VA health system

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol went after PBS host Tavis Smiley Sunday on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos concerning the hot topic of how to fix the VA health system. Image/Video Screen Shot Kristol More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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President Obama honors Richard Overton, oldest living World War II vet, and Honor Flight program

In honor of Veteran’s Day President Obama praised Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II Veteran, and the Honor Flight Program. The latter is noteworthy considering it was shut down during fiscal negotiations More...


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