Sept. 21st, 2006: The US military has more than matched the US losses of the 9/11 terrorist attack.
Sept. 22nd, 2006: A 24 year former "Navy Commander" states that, "Gaps in care — combined with the stress of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan — are creating a 'perfect storm' within the U.S. military mental health system" in a speech titled, “Broken Promises: The Unspoken Truth of Mental Health Care in the DOD”. The Commander has already issued his resignation.
Oct. 2, 2006 Newsweek issue: Vietnam Veterans are suffering more and more Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) reminders due to the constant reminders of Iraq. Sometimes, all the counseling in the world cannot help!
Sept. 25th, 2006: "One Army unit will be extended in Iraq and another will be deployed earlier than previously scheduled." Let's fuck the soldier's and the families! The argument that it's a volunteer military doesn't wash with me. Especially when you have to go to war with the administration given to you.
Sept. 25th, 2006: "House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Lane Evans, Ranking Member, Veterans Affairs Committee along with 198 House Democrats sent the following letter to President Bush today urging him to provide the necessary funding for veterans' health care in his FY2008 budget."
How well does your Congressperson represent Veterans? You decide!
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