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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Trucking School Owner, Emmit Marshall Pleads Guilty in $4 Million Fraud

The owner and president of a San Fernando Valley trucking school pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for bilking the United States Department of Veterans Affairs out of more than $4 million in tuition More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Benefits of Retired, Disabled, and Veteran Citizens

We live in an era of economic downturns, wars, climate change, costly healthcare and what not making it extremely difficult for people, especially the retired, disabled and the veteran citizens to live a stress More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act signed into law

Earlier this week, Presedent Donald Trump signed into law the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act. The legislation was cosponsored by Senators McCain, Jon Tester (D-MT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Jerry Moran More...

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 The Dispatch On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump on Veterans, ‘treating our veterans with disdain’

Donald Trump is set to give an address about veterans this afternoon in Virginia. Perhaps he should address his own record. Trump’s recklessness, his lack of knowledge on national security, and his thin-skinned 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 Butter Bracco On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Charlies Ingram identified as US Veteran who set himself on fire outside clinic

The shocking horrors of the fiery suicide outside of a New Jersey Veterans Affairs clinic still cut deep as officials named the man as Charles Richard Ingram III, a seven-year veteran of the U.S. Navy. Ingram 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 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 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 Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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John McCain responds to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation, likes Tom Coburn as next VA head

The resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki this weekend prompted Senator John McCain to respond with a statement and TV endorsement of a current Senator as a replacement. McCain said the following More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Unclaimed bodies of deceased Veterans left in morgue for over a year

In just shocking news from California, the bodies of 28 veterans at the L.A. County Morgue were finally moved for burial to the Riverside National Cemetery reports CBS Local. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Obama speaks about VA allegations, McCain calls it ‘wholly insufficient’

In a news conference today, President Obama discussed the ongoing investigations into allegations against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after meeting with embattled VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. Some of More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 15th, 2014
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Norovirus may have been a factor in four deaths at Minneapolis Veterans Home

An outbreak of the gastrointestinal viral disease, norovirus, may have been a contributing factor to the deaths of four residents of the state veterans home in Minneapolis last weekend, according to a Minneapolis More...


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