And here we go again, another example of, conservative leadership, what a 'privatized' for corporate profit, off the treasury with added fee's to boost the bottom line and no regulation, Veterans Administration would look like and operate as!!
January 26, 2016 - A CBS News investigation into a charity for wounded veterans, the Wounded Warrior Project, looks into how the charity spends its donation money.
What caught our attention is how the Wounded Warrior Project spends donations compared to other long-respected charities.
For example, Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust spends 96 percent of its budget on vets. Fisher House devotes 91 percent. But according to public records reported by "Charity Navigator," the Wounded Warrior Project spends 60 percent on vets.
Where is the money is going?
In its commercials, Wounded Warrior Project appeals to the American public's generosity, and it works. In 2014 alone the group received more than $300 million in donations.
"Their mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors, but what the public doesn't see is how they spend their money," said Army Staff Sergeant Erick Millette.
Millette came home from Iraq in 2006 with a bronze star and a purple heart -- along with a traumatic brain injury and PTSD.
Initially, he admired the charity's work, and participated in its programs. He took a job as a public speaker with Wounded Warrior Project in 2013. But after two years, he quit.
"You're using our injuries, our darkest days, our hardships, to make money. So you can have these big parties," he told CBS News. read more>>>
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Take, conservative, lead of a veterans organization. and have fun as the, pull at the heart strings flag waving poser patriotic, money rolls in! As conservatives in congress and state legislatures continue under funding, thus never built nor maintained as the People Served promised, in seeking to privatize and these orgs. are great examples of what would happen in a privatized for corporate profit, with added fee's, and with little regulation the Peoples Responsibility the Veterans Administration!!
Is there a need, with dedicated understanding civilians and veterans starting and running these types of organization, Sure!! But not at the expense of those they target to help nor to give a 'get rich quick' pass to any of the executives of!! The Veterans Administration, especially and especially related to our rubber stamped wars, has and will always need help, reason so many volunteer at the facilities, filling gaps the VA can't as those served, the 99%plus, refuse to 'Sacrifice' as they demand the few, and their families, 'Sacrifice' for them!!