Archive For October 2009

Obama considering scaled-down Afghan war plan

on 29/10/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

By ANNE GEARAN and MATTHEW LEE (AP) – Oct 29, 2009 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is considering a scaled-down version of the war plan advanced by his top Afghanistan […]


The Minefield at Home

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By Michael Jernigan October 25, 2009 Home Fires In August 2004, while on patrol with my Marine unit in Mahmudiya, Iraq, I was severely wounded by a roadside bomb. My […]


October Marks Deadliest Month for U.S. in Afghanistan

on 28/10/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

By YAROSLAV TROFIMOV and SIOBHAN GORMAN U.S. troops from the Stryker Brigade patrol in Kandahar City Monday. Multiple bomb attacks Tuesday left eight U.S. troops dead. KABUL — Eight American […]


The President has just signed IAVA’s number one legislative priority for the year into law – advance funding for VA healthcare.

on 22/10/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Watch a short message from IAVA Executive Director Paul Rieckhoff at the White House. See how you played a crucial role in this historic victory for our nation’s veterans. […]


PTSD linked to higher post-surgery death rate

on 20/10/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

By Elizabeth Landau CNN NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) — Post-traumatic stress disorder may be a condition of the mind, but research has implicated it in the ills of the body. […]


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