{This blog is not affiliated with the VA. Though a Veteran, four yrs. all shore in Navy last year In-Country Vietnam, I don't work for the VA}

The present Veterans Administration is the most pro-active one in my lifetime, lets keep it that way, as it always should have been! The Countries Responsibility is to Fully Fund!


Survey Finds Few Veterans on Congressional Staffs - Group says Congress should set example by hiring more vets

TX-19 Congressional Candidate Neal Marchbanks - Veteran: 28 March 2014 - "Congress controls the budget for the VA and it is the fault of Congress that the VA does not have enough employees and that the facilities are too small."

Congress, in Veteran Marchbanks statement, are the people served and who representatives work for, or are supposed to!

“We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration

"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too — not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

"12 years also is a long time. We now have a lifetime responsibility to a generation of service members, veterans and their families." Dr. Jonathan Woodson 11 Sep. 2013: With 9/11 Came Lifetime Responsibility
{two tax cuts, especially for the wealthy, came with these two recent unpaid for wars, nor the results of, DeJa-Vu all over again from the previous decades and wars from! Ignore the many issues, by those served, no need to fund!}

Sen. Bernie Sanders told Republicans: “If you can’t afford to take care of your veterans, than don’t go war. These people are bearing the brunt of what war is about, We have a moral obligation to support them.” February, 26th, 2014

How We Could Do More For Our Vets: "We need to go into debt to pay our debt to U.S. veterans to make sure they get the care and services we owe them."

“Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.” 27 March 2013

WHY? GOOD QUESTION THOSE SERVED SHOULD ANSWER!

Presidential Proclamation -- Veterans Day, 2013: "As we pay tribute to our veterans, we are mindful that no ceremony or parade can fully repay that debt." read more>>>


Read about now,
Bush Institute aims to identify best resources for vets' transition ,for it's archived and never to be heard about again!


And more disturbing, under both bushes, in relation to even before and through the early years of the Afghanistan, quickly abandoned missions of, and Iraq occupations, this:

ProPublica and The Seattle Times Nov. 9, 2012 - Lost to History: Missing War Records Complicate Benefit Claims by Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans
"DeLara's case is part of a much larger problem that has plagued the U.S. military since the 1990 Gulf War: a failure to create and maintain the types of field records that have documented American conflicts since the Revolutionary War."

Army Says War Records Gap Is Real, Launches Recovery Effort


The War On Military Records

12/10/2013 - The era of big data has arrived on the battlefield and we need to find new ways to deal with it.

Add in the issues of finally recognizing in War Theater and more Veterans, by this Veterans Administration and the Executive Administrations Cabinet, what the Country choose to ignore from our previous decades and wars of: The devastating effects on Test Vets and from PTS, Agent Orange, Homelessness, more recent the Desert Storm troops Gulf War Illnesses, Gulf War Exposures with the very recent affects from In-Theater Burn Pits and oh so so much more! Tens of Thousands of Veterans' that have been long ignored and maligned by previous VA's and the whole Country and through their representatives!

How does a Country HONOR It's Fallen, by Their Own 'Sacrifice' in Taking Care of the Brothers and Sisters They Served With!!


"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - Abraham Lincoln

"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan" - President Lincoln




Are You Concerned About a Veteran? The Veterans Crisis Line Can Help>>>

For our sisters: National Women Veterans Hotline, call 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636) New Hotline now up and running

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Veterans Day, Neo-Nazi's and KKK, 'Patriotism'?

Day before Veterans Day 2012, Neo-Nazi's and KKK are going to save the country, coming to town to let us know, and at same time the oh so patriotic, some 2000, are waving flags and cheering on a parade for those of us who've served, the irony!!

Neo-Nazi/KKK rally draws counter protest, "clowns" group
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Nov 10, 2012 - The National Socialist Movement held a rally at the old City Hall site in Uptown Saturday.

The group says the annual event was meant to bring attention to illegal immigration and other crimes in the nation.

Leaders say they chose North Carolina because of the growing illegal immigration in this part of the country.

The rally drew hundreds but the majority were counter-protestors led by the Latin American Coalition. Anarchists and members of the Occupy movement were also in attendance.

Noise from the counter protestors who circled around NSM members largely drowned out the speeches made from a podium. read more>>>

Yup they came to town to spread their message of the countries downfall unless we join with them to save it from all them evils, but them, that are invading the society!

But hold on the oh so patriotic populace came out with flags waving and cheering on it's Military Veterans, not a word of Sacrifice demanded they do Finally, as many did yesterday and will today:

Queen City salutes veterans at uptown parade
Nov. 10, 2012 - Nearly 30 years ago, John Keey was rounding out his last year serving in the U.S. Marine Corps when his unit got called to Beirut, Lebanon.

Those memories are still fresh in the Charlotte native’s mind. He can still picture buildings collapsed after bombing raids, bulldozed dirt roads and watering holes that often doubled as cesspools.

Similar memories were easy to come by in uptown Charlotte over the weekend. Keey, along with an estimated 2,000 spectators, lined Tryon Street early Saturday to honor individuals for their service to the United States in the US Airways Salute to Veterans Parade. read more>>>

But wait, what's the most reported story being told, the sex and scandal, potential for National Security breaching, especially when she writes the book for fame and fortune, drivin Petraeus affair and has been since it broke. Especially here because the woman involved is a local girl right from one of the communities within the city limits.


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