The Veterans Book Project

24th April 2013

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Help us let every veteran and member of the U.S. Military know that they have support when it is needed.

Military & Veteran’s Crisis Line
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2nd April 2013

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Coming Home: The Veterans Book Project only received 14% of its funding goal from 17 backers at Kickstarter. As of now the project is suspended.

1st April 2013

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1st April 2013

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Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.
— General Douglas MacArthur

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31st March 2013

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The waiting. 

The waiting. 

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29th March 2013

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The VA is Severly Backlogged, and It May Be Costing Lives →

govtoversight:

Military veterans experience “excessive wait time” for medical care, leading to higher incidences of preventable hospitalizations and death, according to a scientific research council.

Drawing on the findings of recent government and scholarly studies, a report issued this week by the Institute of Medicine paints a picture of a healthcare system that is understaffed, undertrained, and inaccessible.

Read more on POGO’s blog.

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29th March 2013

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29th March 2013

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A new interactive from the Center for Investigative Reporting maps the staggering backlog of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Find out how long veterans in your community are waiting for the government benefits they were promised.
Are you a veteran fighting for disability benefits? Share your story here. 

propublica:

A new interactive from the Center for Investigative Reporting maps the staggering backlog of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Find out how long veterans in your community are waiting for the government benefits they were promised.

Are you a veteran fighting for disability benefits? Share your story here

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29th March 2013

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29th March 2013

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Last Weekend to Become a Backer

Coming Home seeks to chronicle the stories of the veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and examine and investigate the lives of America’s veterans after the wars have ended. This is the last weekend to become a supporter of the project at KickStarter

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