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Salem-News.com (Mar-31-2015 13:03)
Vietnam Veterans of America Joins in Lawsuit Against VA Secretary for Violating Rights of Disabled VetsSpecial to Salem-News.com
The new rules to file claims directly impact Disabled Veterans
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The new rule eradicates the decades-old right of a veteran to write a letter to the VA, seeking a specific VA benefit and having the VA consider that letter as an informal claim.
Salem-News.com (Feb-16-2015 20:08)
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Announce Bill Introduced in House of RepresentativesSalem-News.com Staff
"Agent Orange is persistent over time at a high toxicity rate, and it was capable of contaminating individuals who handled equipment that had been exposed." ~Institute of Medicine
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New York Congressman Chris Gibson (NY) reintroduced our bill in the House of Representatives on Friday, Feb 13th, along with 130 original House sponsors. Co-sponsors are continuing to be added to that overwhelming bipartisan support.
Salem-News.com (Feb-03-2015 18:20)
Wyden Praises Senate Passage of Bill Helping Veterans At Risk of SuicideSalem-News.com
Caring for the needs of our American Veterans is a must
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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement after the Senate unanimously approved the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act:
Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2015 00:48)
Army Backs Out of Proposed Free Land Deal with Eastern Oregon`s Economic Development LeadersSalem-News.com
As in many cases, the answer may be found when you follow the money...
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If the Umatilla Chemical Depot is closed, and all munitions have been safely destroyed, why hasn’t the Army passed the land to Eastern Oregon’s economic development leaders?
Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2015 00:09)
142nd Fighter Wing to Conduct Night FlyingSalem-News.com
Training flights will be completed each evening before 10:00 p.m.
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The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing will conduct routine F-15 night flying training missions January 26-29.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2014 14:15)
Plaque Dedicated to USS Liberty is Specific with Historical FactSalem-News.com
34 U.S. servicemen were killed and 73 wounded by the Israeli military in a horrific attack, with no provocation.
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The USS Liberty plaque was preliminary dedicated by a small group of veterans at Veterans Memorial Park Manistee, MI on October 10, 2014.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2014 13:39)
U.S. Navy Preparing Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing Draft EISSalem-News.com Staff
The Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS is expected in early December 2014.
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Following publication of the Draft EIS/OEIS on January 24, 2014, the U.S. Navy determined that updated training requirements would result in changes to the Proposed Action. Therefore, the U.S. Navy is preparing a Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).
Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2014 00:23)
Oregon National Guard hosts Vietnam delegation visit through State Partnership ProgramSalem-News.com Staff
The week-long visit includes tours of emergency management and Oregon National Guard facilities.
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The Oregon National Guard is hosting a delegation from Vietnam's National Committee for Search and Rescue (VINASARCOM) this week, Aug. 24-30, as part of the ongoing State Partnership Program.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 19:20)
U.S. Continues to Bomb Targets in Iraq to Prevent GenocideSalem-News.com Staff
The United States also dropped relief supplies to members of the ancient Yazidi sect, tens of thousands of whom are massed on a desert mountaintop seeking shelter from fighters who had ordered them to convert or die.
U.S. warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital on Friday after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide".
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2014 14:00)
Oregon State Chaplain Promoted to ColonelSalem-News.com Staff
Colonel Scott Delbridge has served in various chaplain roles throughout his time in the military.
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Oregon National Guard Lt. Colonel Scott Delbridge, recently appointed as State Chaplain, was promoted to colonel in a ceremony held at Heritage Park in Salem, on Saturday.