Monthly Archives: January 2013

Report: New vets showing Gulf War illness symptoms

WASHINGTON — Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be suffering from the 20-year-old set of symptoms known as Gulf War Illness, according to a new report released Wednesday by the federal Institute of Medicine. “Preliminary data suggest … Continue reading

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VCS v. VA Update

On Monday, January 7, 2013, we lost our bid for the Supreme Court to hear our appeal so no Veteran waits for care or benefits, especially for mental healthcare.  Since our landmark lawsuit was filed in July 2007, Veterans for … Continue reading

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Veterans Vow Continued Fight to Fix VA

Supreme Court Denies Hearing on Suicidal Veterans Turned Away from VA For Immediate Release January 7, 2013 Contact: 202-558-4553 Washington, DC – On Friday, January 4, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the landmark case brought by Veterans … Continue reading

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Media Advisory: Judges to Decide if Supreme Court Hears Landmark Lawsuit

Contact: Veterans for Common Sense (202) 491-6953 Date: January 3, 2013 In the next few days, the Supreme Court will determine if it will hear arguments in the case, Veterans for Common Sense v. Shinseki.  An announcement could come as early … Continue reading

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