Protecting our veterans' children
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February 2, 2013

Finishing a brother’s life’s work

“In an interview a few years back, I was asked, why? Why do I do so much for our Vietnam Veterans?  Without thinking, the words came out of my mouth, ‘It feels like I am extending my brother’s life’s work.’  And that is what helps me heal,” Finnemann said. “I believe that this...
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Sequestration could hurt veterans, Bernie Sanders says

“The VA itself is protected from sequestration, but other programs that help veterans could be affected,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told reporters. “Congress was right to protect the VA, but veterans will still be impacted,” Sanders said. Sanders also repeated an earlier...
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VA won’t say how many veterans die waiting for disability benefits

In half a dozen calls and emails, The Baltimore Sun asked the VA over a period of about two weeks for information about its backlog to process disability claims for American veterans — and the consequences of the delays on servicemen and servicewomen. The Sun’s report showed the...
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EPA Moves to Cancel d-CON Rodent Killing Products

While Beyond Pesticides commends EPA for following through with its NOIC in order to protect residential consumers and children, unfortunately, there are several shortcomings to its decision. Human and wildlife exposures to these toxic chemicals, though slightly minimized, will...
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Agent Orange Guam: Guam Cancer Registry

The following information is being released by Ralph Stanton who served on Guam in 1969 – 1970.  Ralph is in the process of writing a book and decided to release the information provided in this post hoping it would do some good for someone out there. Ralph states that the...
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Military Suicides: One U.S. Veteran Dies Every 65 Minutes

The study released on Friday by the Department of Veterans Affairs covered suicides from 1999 to 2010 and compared with a previous, less precise VA estimate that there were roughly 18 veteran deaths a day in the United States. More than 69 percent of veteran suicides were among...
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