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Memorial Day: Remember The Common Soldier

We Americans are blessed to live in the greatest country on earth, where we are able to enjoy freedoms that most can only dream of. But that freedom comes at a terribly high price—something we all need to be reminded of as Memorial Day approaches.

By Concerned Veterans | Friday, May 22nd 2015

Op-ed | Why I'm proud to be part of freedom's long line of defenders

War brings tragedy and death, it also reminds us what really matters, and how fortunate we are to live in a country where brave men stand ready to give their life for our freedoms

By Pete Hegseth | Friday, May 22nd 2015

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CVA To Congress: Hold The Line On Aurora VA Hospital

In response to hyperbolic declarations from VA Secretary Robert McDonald that accuse the Congress of “punishing” Colorado veterans if they don’t give the VA another blank check to finish the new Aurora, Colorado VA hospital, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement:

By Caroline Phelps | Thursday, May 21st 2015

Military funeral
Op-ed | Halting vet suicides requires culture change

In April, my Army unit that served in Afghanistan passed a dark milestone: We’ve now lost more men to suicide than we lost in combat.

By Sean Parnell | Tuesday, May 19th 2015

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 — www.VAaccountability.org — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





What is the origin of #MemorialDay? Here’s a brief history.

“My son never took for granted a single day of his life that he’d been blessed enough to have been born in the United States of America, where men are free. He honored our history. He studied the cost and privately prayed that if he lost his life young, he’d lose it fighting for his …