April 23, 2018
Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 12:32)
Marines Converge on SLC in May, Telling Hard, Real Stories About Deadly Marine Base ContaminationAaron Davis for Salem-News.com
Camp Lejeune Marine veterans continue to have their claims for compensation rejected at an 84% rate. 82 that were stationed at CLNC have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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The movie "Semper Fi, Always Faithful" will be shown in the downtown Salt Lake City Library May 17, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 12:05)
USA Today Reveals VA Treatment Records at Fort Collins Were FalsifiedArticle by Gregg Zoroya
The Medical Inspector's probe in the Fort Collins case could not confirm that patients had been harmed "due to the lack of specific cases evaluation."
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A VA investigation of one of its outpatient clinics in Colorado reveals how ingrained delays in medical care may be for an agency struggling to rapidly treat nearly 9 million veterans a year amid allegations that dozens have died because of delays.
Salem-News.com (May-01-2014 11:22)
The VA is at it AGAIN!!Paul Sutton for Salem-News.com
This one is going to cost MILLIONS.
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Another example of "run-away" spending by our "friends" at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. This was received overnight from a trusted, well-placed source in the VA. Can't wait for my Congressman's local Advisory Group meeting on 15 May!!
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2014 09:12)
FBI Catches VA Medical Center Director in Conspiracy and FraudSubmitted by Paul Sutton for Salem-News.com
Montague solicited money and a consulting contract from Business 75 in exchange for information related to VA contracts and projects, which would benefit Business 75, Business 75’s principal and their designees, according to the indictment. This was done to give Business 75 an advantage in obtaining VA contracts and projects.
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VA Medical Center Director William Montague recently pleaded guilty on 64 counts for conspiracy, money laundering and fraud.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2014 13:20)
Oregon State Director of Veterans Affairs C-123 Veterans` Agent Orange Exposure ClaimsWes Carter for Salem-News.com
A spokesperson for the C-123 Veterans Association expressed appreciation for Director Smith's direct and very effective support, noting that Marines like him can always be counted on when the Air Force needs help.
Himself a Gulf War veteran, Director Cameron Smith of the State of Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs, formally wrote VA Secretary Shinseki detailing C-123 veterans' eligibility for VA Agent Orange exposure benefits!
Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2014 12:00)
Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Veterans To Warn Neighbors Of Their Combat ServiceSalem-News.com
"After reading this i am of the opinion that Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va) would have been better named Jim Moron." - Salem-News.com's Bob Collinsworth
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Following a second mass shooting at Fort Hood, at least one lawmaker thinks a bill currently under consideration will ensure the safety of American communities by requiring the estimated 2.6 million unstable veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan to tell their neighbors of their combat service.
Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2014 10:54)
American Legion Post #1 Supports Veteran Health Motorcycle Outreach MissionSalem-News.com
Portland post supports our efforts to educate Veterans.
The American Legion Post #1 in Portland made a generous donation to Operation Red Dragonfly, Salem-News.com's Veteran Health Outreach Mission that is taking place for the second year in a row.
Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2014 19:59)
Oregon State Rep Kim Thatcher Contributes to Motorcycle Veteran`s Outreach MissionTim King Salem-News.com
I strongly appreciate the donation from Kim Thatcher, I hope it inspires others in Oregon to do the same...
State Representative Kim Thatcher is the first Oregon politician to contribute to Operation Red Dragonfly.
Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 14:26)
Study Suggests Veteran`s Agent Orange Exposure for C-123 Crews Will Cost $1.8 MillionWes Carter for Salem-News.com
Veterans have been forced to resort to expensive legal procedures to access necessary scientific and administrative documents.
This week it was estimated that an Institute of Medicine study of veterans’ Agent Orange exposure aboard C-123 transports will cost approximately $1,800,000.00.
Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 12:33)
Stop Playing Politics With VeteransJohn Bury Salem-News.com
The American people are urged to write, call their members of Congress and Senate and demand they take positive action providing VA benefits to those in need.
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Our legislators in Washington must stop playing politics with our veterans, this is especially true of Vietnam war veterans. Will the game playing carry over to our veterans of present day wars?