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Representatives Vote against Veterans | Veterans for Common Sense

Originally posted at Florida Veterans for Common Sense Columnist Jeremy Wallace wrote a column in the Herald Tribune on Sunday, July 7, 2013 arguing that Rep. Buchanan and Rep. Rooney did not vote against veterans when they voted against an … Continue reading

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From our partner EPIC: Putting Iraq back on the agenda | Veterans for Common Sense

For more than ten years, Veterans for Common Sense has worked hand in hand with our partner EPIC (The Education for Peace In Iraq Center) on national security issues and on Iraq. Ten years ago the United States launched Operation … Continue reading

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Changes at Veterans for Common Sense

The Board of Veterans for Common Sense is sorry to announce the departure of Patrick Bellon as executive director of Veterans for Common Sense. Patrick will be moving on to take on bigger challenges, and we wish him the best. … Continue reading

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Mystery Republican Blocks Cost of Living Adjustment for Disabled Veterans

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committee, announced that an as yet unnamed Senate Republican has blocked a traditionally non-controversial bill that would provide over 3.9 million veterans and their survivors with … Continue reading

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Please Support our Public Education Efforts and Landmark Lawsuit

Thanks to all of our supporters,we have achieved 11% of our goal. Show your support for VCS today so we can get to our fall fundraising goal of 10,000.  At Veterans for Common Sense we work hard to educate the … Continue reading

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18 Veteran a Day Commit Suicide,This is a National Tragedy

Bill HR 1284 has been languishing in committee for well over a year. This is just one example of important bills delayed by an obstructionist Congress. Summery of Bill: To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the suicide … Continue reading

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National POW and MIA Recognition Day

  NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY, 2012 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For more than two centuries, Americans have bravely served our Nation as members of our Armed Forces.  Many have made profound sacrifices to … Continue reading

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September 11 2001: The Day Everything Changed for the US Military

By VCS Advocate and Purple Heart Veteran Christopher Miller From Policy Mic For many who spent time in uniform on 9/11/01, life is very much a story of before and after. I listened to the broadcast of the attacks on … Continue reading

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Life Gets Better Once You Get Help

VCS General Counsel Thomas Bandzul sharing his story to encourage veterans to get help. Learn more about Life gets better,at Make the Connection http://maketheconnection.net/stories/story.aspx?story_id=212

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Congress Helps Families Harmed by Tainted at Camp Lejeune

  From Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — The day after Janey Ensminger would have celebrated her 36th birthday, the House of Representatives passed a historic bill in her honor that would help thousands of sick Marine veterans and their families … Continue reading

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