For most benefits administered by VA, including health care, a bad paper discharge does not render a veteran categorically ineligible.
In 1974, Patrick Leahy entered the Montpelier Statehouse as a 33-year-old insurgent with the seemingly impossible dream.
Every four years since 1968, the same cautionary tale is retold: If the Vietnam War protesters had been well-behaved…
Mike Hastie was specifically speaking his truth about the Vietnam War, a war he participated in before these up-armored feds were even born.
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The Trump administration is using fascist tactics to threaten US civil rights in pursuit of a far-right political agenda. Veterans are standing up.
The scene, captured on video by journalist Andrew Kimmel, showed a federal agent holding the canister just inches from Mike Hastie’s face, then shoving him out of the way.
The veteran can be seen in pain and could hardly open his eyes after a sudden attack by a federal agent with what appeared to be some sort of a chemical spray.
Towton 16’s crushed skull, and the thousands of men who died with him that day, are a good reminder that imperial wars never stay overseas.
What, then, has been the actual influence of the veterans now in Congress on this country’s war policy?
Panel discussions from the George Washington University conference hosted in conjunction with the traveling exhibit.
They authorized this kind of a budget in the midst of a global pandemic as tens of millions of newly unemployed Americans struggle even to pay their rent.
There is simply no logic to it—other than the inexorable logic of war profiteering and global control.
It was June 20th and we antiwar vets had traveled all the way to Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the midst of a pandemic to protest President Trump’s latest folly.