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California Women Veterans Leadership Council Established to Support All Women Veterans in the State SACRAMENTO – As our country celebrates its 240th year of independence, Americans remember our men and women who have served in the Armed Forces to protect and secure the very freedoms our founders sought in the drafting of the Declaration of

(AP/Sinclair Broadcast Group) — The American Legion has asked the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to “cease and desist” from using the organization’s emblem in campaign fliers. The American Legion wrote to Sanders’ Senate office that it did not have permission to use the emblem in his campaign fliers. Sanders’ campaign didn’t immediately

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LA discovers wrinkle in plan to house homeless veterans by 2016 Cities across the country are rushing to house all homeless veterans by the end of this year, a goal set by the Obama administration. Some are falling through the cracks.

United States House of Representatives U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson & Don Young Announce Second Year of Veterans Congressional Fellowship Caucus Caucus works to increase the number of veterans working on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-5) and Don Young (R-AK-AL) today announced the bipartisanVeterans Congressional Fellowship Caucus is now accepting applications for

VA Expands Choice Program Eligibility, Effective Immediately VA Will Now Determine Eligibility Using Driving Distance WASHINGTON  – In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will determine eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, based on the distance between a Veteran’s place of residence

By Ken Olsen – March 24, 2015 Eva Mayes has a simple question after watching her husband suffer the humiliation of lying in his own waste, enduring the pain of bedsores and the anguish of neglect during his two years as a patient at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.