Yearly Archives: 2018

New analysis by Brown University: Iraq War cost $5.6 trillion

An article by Brown University Costs of War project director Stephanie Savell reports a new comprehensive estimate for how much the war on terrorism has cost the U.S.: $5.6 trillion, “a counterpoint to the relatively limited estimates issued by the Pentagon…”

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36 Veterans & military organizations advocate with U.S. Senate regarding Higher Education Act

This week, thirty-six veterans service organizations (VSO’s) and Military Service Organizations (MSO’s) including Veterans for Common Sense avocated with the U.S. Senate regarding the Higher Education Act and provisions important to veterans and military service members. The letter, with earlier … Continue reading

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VA launches welcome kit to guide Veterans to the benefits and services they’ve earned

SOURCE:  VAntage Point, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs This is where Veterans should start. VA’s onboarding process can be overwhelming at times. Veterans who have visited a VA outreach booth, VA eligibility office, or have gone through a Transition Assistance … Continue reading

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  DISAMBIGUATION NOTICE: This is the webpage for Veterans for Common Sense (VCS), a 501(c)(3) veterans service organization (VSO) based in Washington, DC – not to be confused with the “Veterans Coalition for Common Sense“ or “Florida Veterans for Common Sense“ or the “Florida Veterans for … Continue reading

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