Posts Tagged ‘Veterans’

Open Letter To President Biden From Veterans For Peace

Dear President Biden, We, members of Veterans For Peace who are concerned about the growing possibility of nuclear war, have researched and written our own Nuclear Posture Review, with the goal of reducing the risk of nuclear war and ultimately eliminating all nuclear weapons. Because your own Nuclear Posture Review has not yet been released, we […]

Commercials for Give To Wounded Veterans Organizations REALLY-REALLY PISS ME OFF!!!

How stupid are Americans? If the damned VA was doing it’s job, there would be no need for “Veterans Organizations”. That the VA is NOT doing their job means despite all that “Thank you for your service” the sheep bleat, they really don’t give a flying trapeze or they would get tar, feathers and pitchforks […]

Kosovo war veterans imprisoned for witness intimidation by specialised court

It is the first verdict handed down by the Kosovo Specialist Chambers after it was established in 2015.

Veterans’ Health Care For Mental And Environmental Illnesses Under Attack

Above Photo: Change.org. Not Content With Trying To Gut Welfare State Programs That Benefit Millions Of Non-Veterans, These Conservatives Are Now Targeting Former Soldiers, Who Are Often Poor Or Working Class, And Similarly Dependent On Publicly Funded Services. In recent years, both Republicans and Democrats in Congress have backed privatization of services provided by the Veterans […]

Refugee to Stand Trial in 2022 for Allegedly Killing 5 U.S. Marine Veterans, Their Spouses

A refugee is set to stand trial next year for allegedly killing seven Americans, including five United States Marine Corps Veterans, in a crash that occurred in June 2019. Following the fatal crash, 23-year-old refugee Volodymyr Zhukovskyy of Ukraine, was charged with seven counts of negligent homicide for allegedly killing the five U.S. Marine Corps […]

Veterans Target US Military’s Outsized Impact On The Climate Crisis

Above Photo: A banner connecting U.S. militarism and climate change at COP26. Twitter/@MejiaSouth. With no mention of military emissions at COP26, a coalition is mobilizing to force the Pentagon to disclose and reduce its enormous carbon footprint. More than 100,000 people protested the United Nations Climate Change Convention, or COP26, in Glasgow last month, where […]

ACH (1645) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of 11th November: Remembrance Day And Veterans Day

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1645) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of 11th November: Remembrance Day And Veterans Day Play EpisodePause Episode Mute/Unmute EpisodeRewind 10 Seconds1xFast Forward 30 seconds SubscribeShare In today’s show repeated on November 12 2021, after it was originally broadcast on November 11 2020, Andy interviews Dr. Peter Hammond, for a […]

Veterans Daze

As a baby boomer who had a few neighbors of mine killed in Vietnam AKA ‘ The Shit ‘ as the soldiers called it, veterans celebrations piss me off! Since the Vietnam debacle we have had many other foreign interventions’ that sacrificed American military lives… for no justifiable reasons. Of course, the most heinous one […]

Unvaccinated Troops Now Threatened With Losing All Their Veterans Benefits

Unvaccinated Troops Now Threatened With Losing All Their Veterans Benefits November 6, 2021 By Tyler DurdenWe detailed Thursday that many thousands of active duty Air Force personnel have still remained unvaccinated even after the Tuesday deadline has come and gone for the Air Force’s mandate to receive both Covid jabs, which was the earliest set […]

Relocation of Homeless in ‘Veterans Row’ Begins

LOS ANGELES—Sheriff’s deputies joined outreach crews and federal officials on Nov. 1 in relocating homeless individuals in the ‘Veterans Row’, in hopes of clearing up this longtime homeless encampment near Brentwood. Besides decrying the encampment as an eyesore in the upscale neighborhoods for long, some Brentwood residents were also dismayed that many veterans were forced to live in ramshackle tents […]

Melle Stewart, Gates, Bezos, Veterans, Buddhist.

 [embedded content]… €1.8million-a-week rental yacht ‘Lana’According to the Buddhists, “individuals consist of a ‘bundle’ of habits, memories, sensations, desires, and so forth, which together delude one into thinking that he or she consists of a stable, lasting self. “This false self hangs together as a unit, and even reincarnates in body after body. “In Buddhism, […]

Orange County Finally Does the Right Thing for Veterans Cemetery

Commentary The conversation among Orange County residents about where to place a cemetery for veterans has been a political football for nearly a decade. Utilizing the former El Toro Marine Base has been recommended for most of that time. But the logic of placing it there is based more on sentimentalism than fiscal reality. The […]

Veterans To President Biden: Just Say No To Nuclear War!

Above Photo: Iraq Against the War marching in Boston, October 2007. Wikipedia. To mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, Veterans For Peace is publishing an Open Letter to President Biden: Just Say NO to Nuclear War! The letter calls on President Biden to step back from the brink […]

U.S. Special Operations Veterans Conduct Mission to Rescue Afghan Allies: ‘We Did What We Should Do’

***Warning — Graphic Content*** A volunteer group of American veterans of the Afghan war performed a final mission Wednesday called the “Pineapple Express” to help hundreds of Afghan elite forces and their family members to safety. ABC News reported Friday: Moving after nightfall in near-pitch black darkness and extremely dangerous conditions, the group said it […]

Josh Mandel Says Democrats Are ‘Stomping on the Graves’ of Veterans By Not Investigating Trump’s False Stolen Election Claims

During his recent appearance on “The Pete Santilli Show,” Ohio Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel called for the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol to be “completely abolished” and replaced with a commission to investigation how the 2020 election was supposedly stolen from former President Donald Trump. […]

Proof VA does Not Care About Veterans Nor U.S. Gov’t About Citizens

JULY 14, 2021|JUDICIAL WATCH (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it received 75 pages of records from the Department of Veterans Affairs detailing the adverse reactions veterans had to the COVID-19 vaccines. As of April 2021, Veteran’s Health Services reported 895 serious reactions which included: 20 cardiac arrests, 36 strokes, 15 cases of deep vein thrombosis, 10 […]

Over 30,000 US Veterans of Post-9/11 Wars Have Killed Themselves Since 2001

New research released Monday shows the post-9/11 wars launched by the U.S. military since 2001 have resulted in over 30,000 suicides by active duty American solders and veterans—over four times the number killed in combat operations. According to Brown University’s Costs of War Project—established in 2010 to account for the loss of lives and taxpayer dollars spent on U.S. wars […]

Veterans For Peace Statement On Memorial Day

Above photo: Banner drop at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Susie Madrak. We are tired of parades, memorials and pageantry. Take back your  “thank you for your service” and 50% off sales. We want people to live without threats of U.S. bullets and bombs. We remember the enormous loss of civilian life that is forgotten […]

Veterans Rip Kamala Harris for Tone Deaf Memorial Day Weekend Tweet

Veterans ripped Vice President Kamala Harris for her Memorial Day weekend tweet that made no mention of the purpose of Memorial Day, which is to honor those who died fighting for the nation. “Enjoy the long weekend,” Harris tweeted from her official account, along with a close-up photo of herself. Enjoy the long weekend. pic.twitter.com/ilGOrod4AW […]

Veterans Speak About Memorial Day: ‘It’s Not About Us’

On Monday, May 31, Americans from sea to shining sea will observe Memorial Day. However, veterans are quick to remind you: “It’s not about us.” “Monday is not about us,” Sergeant J.O. Batten, Commander of VFW Post 8713 in Brooksville, Florida told The Epoch Times. “It’s about the men on that wall out there. A […]

Land Exchange For Alaska Native Veterans

Above photo: Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a news conference on a proposed land exchange for Alaska Native Vietnam War veterans on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Juneau, Alaska. The proposal comes during what is expected to be the final weeks of the regular legislative session. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer. Juneau, AL – Alaska Gov. […]

Jewish veterans of the Red Army commemorate Victory in Europe Day

Some 500 Jewish Israeli veterans of the Soviet Red Army, their children and grandchildren, IDF soldiers and Israeli youth movement members gathered in Jerusalem on Sunday to mark the Soviet and Allied victory over Nazi Germany in the World War II.  Alongside the veterans, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata and […]

There is Danger in Losing Our Veterans, Historian Says

While they’ll never be forgotten, Australia’s dwindling population of WWII veterans hints at an impending loss of so-called “living memory.” For war historian Robin Prior that’s a menacing prospect, which invites the rise of extremism and denialism. As Anzac Day approaches, he notes that it has been the first-hand accounts of going to war by […]

Israel must ‘do everything’ for disabled veterans, military chief says after ex-soldier self-immolates

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Germany discloses names of Dutch SS veterans still receiving pensions for serving Hitler in WWII

After refusing similar requests for years, Germany has finally revealed to the authorities in the Netherlands the names of Dutch citizens who are still getting monthly benefits for fighting for the Nazis in World War II. Berlin has forwarded a list with the names of recipients of German pensions between 2015 and 2019 and the […]

Black Veterans’ group calls for representation at VA

The letter comes as Veteran’s Affairs Secretary-designate Denis McDonough is scheduled to testify at a confirmation hearing on Wednesday afternoon. McDonough, a former chief of staff and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, said in an op-ed for the Military Times that he is committed to revitalizing the department, particularly as it relates to […]

Exclusive: Poll Shows Majority of Veterans, Military Families Support Ending Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

A new poll set to be released Thursday shows that two-thirds of American veterans and a majority of military families support ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and bringing all U.S. troops home. The poll, from Concerned Veterans for America/YouGov and obtained exclusively in advance by Breitbart News, shows that 67 percent of veterans […]

Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

(JTA) — The Department of Veterans Affairs removed two gravestones bearing swastikas from a military cemetery in Texas. With little fanfare, the VA removed the headstones of the two German soldiers, American prisoners of war, on Monday morning from Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a group that […]

Biden fills out incoming communications team with campaign veterans

Kate Berner, who was deputy communications director for messaging on the Biden campaign, will serve as White House deputy communications director, the transition team announced. Emma Riley, who was the Biden campaign’s deputy communications director in Pennsylvania, has been named the White House communications office’s chief of staff. Remi Yamamoto, the Biden campaign’s traveling national […]

Biden to tap Denis McDonough for Veterans Affairs

Biden picked McDonough because he felt he was crisis-tested and knows how to pull the levers of government, according to a source close to the transition. Biden was also impressed by McDonough regularly visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and making a point of visiting troops in the field while he was deputy national […]

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