The rankings are in and once again there are major discrepancies in Veterans’ quality of life around the United States. While there are many U.S. cities that deserve praise for how well they help maintain a high quality of life for America’s Veterans, cities like Austin and Colorado Springs, many other locations have veteran populations […]
RICHMOND, VA– A new poll of Veterans Action Network supporters shows that Veterans healthcare is still on top of the list of concerns regarding military Veterans in the US. Earlier this month, Veterans Action Network, a grassroots political advocacy nonprofit, conducted a poll of its members and supporters with the intent of determining which Veterans […]
Hot on the heels of President Donald Trump’s executive order that created an office at the Department of Veteran Affairs to better protect whistleblowers, Congress has now taken a big step toward making it easier for the VA to fire bad employees.
Recently Kara Frame joined Veterans and VAN at Higherground in Wisconsin for the screening of her documentary, I Will Go Back Tonight.
If a Veteran needs assistance or has appointed someone to help fill out medical benefits, they are immediately classified as mental defective.
Since 2012, Congress has known that VA has been questionably submitting Veterans to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
It might comes as surprise to some that a Federal agency would work specifically to take away the rights of veterans. But that is exactly what the Department of Veterans Affairs is doing.
Here at Veterans Action Network, we want to know how this year’s presidential election affects Veterans. A flurry of issues face the next president. VA healthcare, Veteran suicide rates, the mulling of combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an influx of new Veterans into the VA system are just a few of the many […]
While it’s still early in the presidential election, we thought we would look at what candidates have (or haven’t) said about military funding and Veteran-related care.
Let’s be honest. It’s sometimes impossible to know what a candidate’s stance is on an issue.