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Concerned Veterans for America Launches “Leading From Behind” Case Study Series

Today, as part of its Strength and Security Project, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched its “Leading From Behind” Case Study Series — a series that focuses on the consequences of the Obama administration’s lack of a clear national security strategy and identifies lessons learned.

By Emily Laird | Thursday, December 18th 2014

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Commentary: Leading from behind doesn't work

With the current situation in the world, now more than ever, the debate on United States national security should be front and center. Thanks to Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), it is.

By Caroline Phelps | Tuesday, December 16th 2014

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Op-ed | 4 principles for defense acquisition reform

The report from the defense secretary includes a stark warning: “The Department of Defense (DoD) faces unprecedented challenges in preserving force effectiveness in light of a radically changed threat, substantially declining defense budgets and rapidly changing technology.”

By Pete Hegseth | Tuesday, December 9th 2014

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Op-ed | Time to Leave Behind ‘Leading from Behind’: A Way Forward on Foreign Policy

For the American left and its allies in the major media, Barack Obama’s resounding victory in the 2008 presidential race was supposed to mark a new chapter in U.S. foreign policy.

By Pete Hegseth | Friday, December 5th 2014

Building on our 2013 #MillionVetBacklog effort, the 2014 #VAaccountability Project is an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to VA. In addition to information about VA problems and solutions, the project’s website — — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





Navy Cross recipient who dedicated himself to protecting the integrity of military valor awards was recently laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Rest in peace Marine – your service will not be forgotten.

According to the GAO, the #VA not only underestimates the amount of vets struggling with depression, but they also underserve them..

These are the kinds of stories that motivate our ‘Veterans Health Care Taskforce’ to bring tangible #reform to the department.

An inside look into the #VA denying claims to United States #veterans – and the very real horrors that resulted from their negligence.