Monthly Archives: December 2011

VCS in the News. Preliminary Impact Report.

Iraq War Lives on as Second-Costliest U.S. Conflict Fuels Debt 2011-12-27 05:00:29.0 GMT By Mike Dorning Dec. 27 (Bloomberg) — The war in Iraq is officially over. The costs will go on. Eight years of dodging improvised explosive devices, repelling … Continue reading

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From the Daily Beast

  As the Troops Come Home From Iraq, Here’s a Holiday Gift You Can Give Helen Benedict Dec 23, 2011 4:45 AM EST A series of hardships await soldiers who return home, including suicide, domestic violence, and divorce. But there … Continue reading

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VCS&VUFT Landmark Lawsuit in the News

Mercury News editorial: Help Iraq veterans succeed when they get home Mercury News Editorial Posted: 12/18/2011 08:00:00 PM PST The final withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq is a welcome way to conclude 2011. Young Americans will be coming home, and … Continue reading

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Houston ripoffs of disabled vets went undetected for more than a decade By LISE OLSEN, HOUSTON CHRONICLE Updated 01:02 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1 of 2 VIEW: Larger | Hide Leland Spencer, sitting, shows his Christmas tree with his mother Shirley German, left, … Continue reading

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Wounded Doc Speaks out on his battle with PTSD

In this Dec. 14, 2011 photo, Dr. Ken Lee performs acupuncture on Gus Sorenson, a paralyzed patient at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Lee was nearly killed by a suicide bomb attack in Iraq in 2004. Now Wisconsin’s National Guard’s … Continue reading

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