Category Archives: VCS Editorials

VCS Testifies Before DNC Platform Drafting Committee

Cross-posted from disabledveterans.org DNC Platform Drafting Committee and Testimony As a part of our efforts to get veterans a square deal, this weekend we testified before this committee to make veteran’s concerns heard. We hope to make the same presentation … Continue reading

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VCS Special Commentary: Closer Look at Veteran Unemployment

 By Christopher Miller LLB(HONS) VCS Advocate and Truman National Security Fellow                Unemployment among veterans remains above the national average by many measures, sometimes doubling or tripling it in certain categories. The fact that veterans are struggling … Continue reading

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Veterans Struggle. America Must Do More.–VCS Special Commentary

A Special Commentary By VCS Advocate and Truman Fellow Christopher Miller Despite a decade of discussion and advocacy, testimonials by politicians, and t-shirts and bumper stickers displayed everywhere, American veterans continue to struggle and pay for their sacrifice on behalf … Continue reading

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VCS: GOP Budget Ignores Veterans

VCS take on Ryan Budget Proposal From ED Patrick Bellon and VCS Advocate Christopher Miller   The federal budget is a statement of  priorities. In the Rep. Ryan version of the 2013  budget subsequently embraced by Gov. Mitt Romney, the … Continue reading

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VCS Supports Senator Webb’s Military and Veterans Education Reform Act of 2012

  Below is the text of an official letter of support from Veterans for Common Sense in support of  important legislation designed to ensure our military recieve a quality education. Please tell your elected officials to support this reform — … Continue reading

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