Monthly Archives: May 2012

Twenty-One Attorney’s General write Congress to fix 90-10 loophole

The movement to change the loophole incentivizing the misleading and aggressive targeting of our troops and veterans for their education benefits is gaining momentum. Read the bipartisan letter to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate HELP and Veterans … Continue reading

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Two UC-San Diego Researchers Aim to Help Gulf War Veterans with Gulf War Illness

By friend of VCS and Gulf War and Somalia veteran Written by Anthony Hardie, 91outcomes.com “This is just as much about future combat operations as it is about the past” Healthy and Ill 1991 Gulf War Veteran Research Study Participants … Continue reading

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Enrollment begins for jobs program targeting older vets

Published: May 29, 2012 From Stripes.com U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR With the Vow to Hire Heroes Act passed by Congress and signed by President Obama last year, a new employment program aiming to recalibrate the career prospects of veterans over … Continue reading

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VA Partnership Aims to House 10,000 Homeless Veterans

Advancing the goal of eliminating veterans homelessness by 2015. Glad to see the problem getting serious attention and concentrated efforts. People who served their country should not have to sleep on its streets.    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON … Continue reading

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AP IMPACT: Almost half of new vets seek disability

From AP Impact BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP CHIEF MEDICAL WRITER America’s newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen. … Continue reading

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