VA wrongfully denied millions in veterans’ medical claims —

BzeroB – This needs to be addressed and hopefully resolved. The goofs involved need to be booted out and a new crew installed. This is annoying and an insult to veterans. Especially in a time of need they get screwed!

VA wrongly denied $53M in emergency care claims, affecting 17,400 veterans

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Closing Strait Of Hormuz Is Fraught With Dangers For Iran — © blogfactory

BzeroB – Interesting explanation that could go either way. I hope it does not come to that.

A war of words has erupted again between the United States and Iran over the Strait of Hormuz. But it would be in no country’s interest to see trade disrupted in this vital international waterway. Furthermore, unilateral military action on Iran’s part would be a grave mistake. On Monday, April 22 the United States announced […]

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Memorial Day 2019: Liberty is Freedom With Responsibility — Kingsjester’s Blog

This is a day of remembrance. I am a Vietnam Vet ’72 and this is a somber day. But I also have lost friends and relatives in other conflicts. Fair winds and following seas my brothers and sisters!

Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it. – Pete […]

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A Sailor’s Remembrance — Tales of an Asia Sailor

BZEROB – Amen Brother!

A Sailor’s Remembrance By AFCM Robert “Okie Bob” Layton, USN Ret I have seen the flying fish skip off the bow wake of pristine waters. Beheld the flat ocean from horizon to horizon filled with jumping pods of dolphins a thousand strong. In cold grey waters, I have manned the rails as whales broadcast their […]

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Who Packs Your Parachute — Tales of an Asia Sailor

This is a great story of how the Navy PR rate is a highly treasured skill. My brother was a rigger and has since retired from the military. Well done my brother!

WHO PACKS YOUR PARACHUTE?! Captain Charles Plum, a US Naval Academy graduate, was a jet fighter pilot in Vietnam. After 75 combat missions, his plane was destroyed by a surface-to-air missile. Capt. Plumb ejected and parachuted into enemy hands. He was captured & spent six years in a Communist prison. Capt. Plumb survived that ordeal […]

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Warrior or Poet — Tales of an Asia Sailor

A very well done piece! Gripping and very real for some of us.

Warrior or Poet Still in Nam It’s been 50 years since Vietnam I’ve left that world behind The memories and nightmares Follow me from time to time I went down to the Wall today To visit Philips and Lamb And while I was there I saw a face From far off Vietnam Would […]

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