December 16, 2017
Salem-News.com (Jul-02-2014 18:54)
ODV Seeking Donations to Help Oregon Veterans ProgramsSalem-News.com Staff
In Oregon, between 2008 and 2012, suicide rates among veterans were significantly higher compared to non-veterans.
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The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is now accepting online donations to support four funds aimed at improving programs and supporting efforts that benefit Oregon veterans.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 23:05)
Police Shoot 95-Year-Old WWII Vet to Death for Refusing to Go to HospitalBy Jack Bouboushian / Courthouse News
Lawsuit says victim was shot by beanbag rounds at close range.
Suburban Chicago police shot a 95-year-old WWII veteran to death with bean bag rounds at short range because he refused to go to the hospital, his stepdaughter claims in court.
Salem-News.com (Jun-09-2014 17:26)
50,000 Veterans Contacted to Get Off Waiting Lists and Into ClinicsSalem-News.com
“It is our duty and our privilege to provide Veterans the care they have earned through their service and sacrifice,” said Acting Secretary Gibson. Contacted to Get Off Waiting Lists, Into Clinics
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The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday, released the results from its Nationwide Access Audit, along with facility level patient access data, medical center quality and efficiency data, and mental health provider survey data, for all Veterans health facilities.
Salem-News.com (Jun-06-2014 11:43)
Congress Overlooked?David Marshall Op-Ed
The U.S. Congress’s Oath of Office conflicts with the veteran’s betrayal by the DOD.
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As of 2014, the U.S. Congress has yet to make a "Rule" preventing the "Degrading" rape of and injurious, non-consensual experiments on U.S. Military Personnel, i.e., by a Law of the Land NOT by a Dept. of Defense (DOD) disobeyed Sec. of Defense Rule.
Salem-News.com (May-26-2014 01:20)
Memorial Day, Do At Least One ThingGlenn Mollette Salem-News.com
Memorial Day is a day for giving thanks, and respect...
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Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who have died serving our country. This special day is not the only time we should remember them but the holiday underscores the importance of having a time to revere and respect people who are sacred to our country. They are our heroes who are buried across America. They left home to go to hostile places and laid down their lives for us.
Salem-News.com (May-23-2014 12:28)
Wrongful Deaths at the VA: VA Pays $200 Million in Malpractice ClaimsDr. Phil Leveque Professor of Pharmacology Salem-News.com
If the "troops" are so important, why does it take the US Gov't so long to act?
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When the wrongful death malpractice claims at the Phoenix V.A. Hospital hit the news it was all about Phoenix...Phoenix...Phoenix with 40 dead veterans waiting for a diagnosis, not even medical care, which would have prolonged or saved their lives. The report includes information from about 175 VA Hospitals and found that almost all of them had dozens of inadequate care and wrongful deaths. All of this should NOT be happening!
Salem-News.com (May-21-2014 07:52)
Veterans for Peace is Banned From Duluth`s Memorial Day ParadeGary G. Kohls, MD for Salem-News.com
“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”-- Dwight D. Eisenhower
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For the first time in recent memory, the Duluth-area Vets for Peace Chapter 80 float has been banned from participating in Duluth’s Memorial Day parade.
Salem-News.com (May-20-2014 22:09)
Veterans Affairs Scandal InvestigatedJohn J. Bury Salem-News.com
Veterans dying while they wait for a doctor is beyond the pale for Americans.
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The VA has been caught with its pants down. VA Medical Centers all across the Country are under investigation, a scandal that should not have happened.
Salem-News.com (May-07-2014 22:55)
VA Medical Malpractice with Death: They are killing our Veterans!Dr. Phil Leveque Professor of Pharmacology Salem-News.com
Are our VA hospitals equal to NAZI death camps?
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A recent expose’ of at least 40 medical malpractice deaths at the Phoenix Arizona VA hospital brings to the forefront the fact that VA medical care is more dangerous than combat itself.
Salem-News.com (May-07-2014 14:20)
The Government Benefits Ship Sailed for Veterans/Widows Alike Long AgoCharles Kelley Special to Salem-News.com
This time there seems to be some associated deaths with this fudging the numbers.
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Anyone listening to the news lately has seen the insidious issues found at Phoenix VA and just as I suggested this is happening in other places. Now Colorado seems to be in the same activity of fudging numbers to make themselves and VA look much much better than they are and achieve their bonus pay. I am quite sure other VA’s are doing the same thing and have been for government propaganda as to how good they are doing.