I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
History of the Pledge of Allegiance
1954 - Present - see above
1924 - I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation indivisible with liberty…Continue
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Law Enforcement Emergency -
On 9 March 2013 14 yo Sidney Randall went missing from her home in Walnut Ridge Arkansas.
It is believed she was abducted…
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We’re gathered here to honor those who served our nation as heroes. We commemorate National POW * MIA Recognition Day by remembering the sacrifices made by the brave Americans who were taken prisoner and later released, and remember the sacrifices of the families who are still missing in…Continue
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Strong Pace of Applications Puts VA on Course to Meet its VRAP Goals
The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved more than 36,000 applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a new training and education program for unemployed Veterans to upgrade their skills for…Continue
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California Sues Veterans Charity
By NBC News wire services -
California's attorney general sued a major veterans charity on Thursday, accusing the officers and directors of engaging in self-dealing and fraudulent fundraising, and paying excessive compensation.
The suit seeks to remove the officers and recover $4.3 million that it claims was improperly diverted from Help Hospitalized Veterans.
The charity in Winchester, Calif., was founded in 1971 to provide…Continue
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They discover the survival instincts and trip-wire reflexes they developed in the warzone are ill-suited for life in the civilian world.
The inability to leave the battlefield behind is landing growing numbers…Continue
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Final passage of a veterans bill authored by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., shows some of what it takes these days to get legislation through a seemingly dysfunctional…Continue
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Veterans Raise Money for Relief Fund
Pictured is VFW Post 10454 Commander Jon Lunkwicz, and VFW Life Member, David Apperson with their innovative way to raise funds for the VFW Veteran’s Relief Fund.…
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Vets Helping Vets: PTSD Marijuana Treatment
The FDA approved such a protocol to study the potential of marijuana for veterans suffering from chronic, Treatment-Resistant PTSD.
It’s not a guaranteed solution, but sufficient evidence now exists to show that marijuana as a standard treatment, must be studied.
At present, the federal government does…Continue
Added by Vets Helping Vets on June 28, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
The marketing firm behind www.gibill.com will shut down that website, scale back more than a dozen others and pay $2.5 million in penalties under terms of a settlement with state attorneys general over deceptive advertising practices aimed at student veterans.
Veterans groups and Department of Veterans Affairs officials hailed the announcement as much-needed victory over the tactics of for-profit colleges, who they say have targeted those students…Continue
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With the World War II Memorial as a backdrop, veterans Josephine and Murray Bussard shared a kiss from their wheelchairs as they…Continue
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Fighting for Benefits under US Code Title 38, Section 5301(a), which says that payments “of benefit due or to become due under any law administered by the Secretary” shall “be exempt from the claim of creditors, and shall not be liable to attachment, levy or seizure by or under any legal or equitable process.”
Berkley resident Matt Kozatek is part of a national movement fighting for the rights of veterans to keep their military disability compensation from being taken away as the…Continue
“There was no work in the area, and I wanted to continue in aviation,” Brusetti said.
He received disappointing news…Continue
Added by Vets Helping Vets on June 3, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Ruben Ramirez earned a Bronze Star and three Purple Hearts as a World War II infantryman fighting Nazi troops in North Africa and Italy. The physical wounds he sustained in combat eventually healed. Not so his emotional injuries.
To this day, Ramirez, 86, a retired diesel mechanic and…Continue
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The Republican-controlled House approved legislation Thursday to boost health care spending for veterans and provide more money to compensate record numbers of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans claiming service-related disabilities as they return home.
The 407-12 vote reflected the traditional bipartisan support for veterans in Congress and efforts by Republicans to exempt veterans' programs from cuts felt by other domestic…Continue
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