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Seize the Moment on Defense Acquisition Reform

Given what the United States spends on defense, are we getting the most for our investment? And the answer to that question is, unfortunately, no.

By Pete Hegseth | Wednesday, April 1st 2015





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Concerned Veterans for America to Hold “Honoring America’s Commitment” Rally on April 13 in Phoenix

Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will hold a rally titled “Honoring America’s Veterans: What’s Changed Since the Phoenix VA Scandal?” to mark the one-year anniversary of the Phoenix VA hospital scandal, and reflect on solutions to improve veterans’ health care, at 6:00 pm on Monday, April 13 at Steele Indian School Park.

By Caroline Phelps | Wednesday, April 1st 2015





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Was It Worth It, America?

My husband gave his life fighting to keep our country safe and bring stability and democracy to a country that was once ruled by terror. If Americans don’t think that’s worth fighting for, then I fear for the future of our country.

By Jane Horton | Monday, March 30th 2015





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Op-ed | This Women’s History Month, let’s fix the VA for our female veterans

Throughout the month of March Americans around the country honor courageous women who have made significant contributions to history. In honor of this year’s Women’s History Month, I’d like to reflect on our nation’s female military members as they make the transition to becoming veterans.

By Amber Smith | Thursday, March 26th 2015





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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.

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How do you lose track of $45 billion dollars?

Ask the #Pentagon. Only one third of the #Afghanistan reconstruction budget has been accounted for.

A #VA official in Puerto Rico received $180,000 executive salary despite showing up only 1 in 3 business days a year and being arrested for oxycodone possession.

This can’t continue. Share if you think the nearly impossible process of firing federal employees needs reform for real …

Senator Tom Cotton on the continuing Iran talks:

“You have to be willing to walk away from the table and to reapply leverage to #Iran, and the fact that they’re not willing to do that, that we’re still sitting in Switzerland negotiating when three of our negotiating partners have already …

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