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    President Obama Welcomes Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama, Veterans Secretary McDonald, and Vice President Biden welcomed participants of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the White House. The cycling event aims…

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    Whistleblower Protections

    Health system doctors and officials who were whistleblowers in the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital scandal testified on the retaliation and punishment they were subjected to after…

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    Veterans History Project

    Project director Robert Patrick and reference specialist Megan Harris talked about the Veterans History Project. Created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Library of Congress American…

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    Wounded Warrior Project Policy Priorities

    Steve Nardizzi talked about the Wounded Warrior Project’s policy priorities and the importance of recent legislation affecting veterans.

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Authors Robert Timberg, Robert Tecklenburg, and D.S. Lliteras participated in a panel discussion on the Vietnam War. Robert Timberg is the author of Blue-Eyed Boy: A Memoir. Robert…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald News Conference

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke to reporters and answered their questions at a press briefing. He apologized for falsely claiming to a homeless veteran he spoke to in…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of issues, including relations with Qatar and remarks by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald that he served in the…

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    Women Veterans Historical Collection

    The Women Veterans Historic Project at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was profiled, and speakers talked about the role women have played in the U.S. military throughout…

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    Civilian Employment for Veterans

    Steve Gonzalez talked about programs designed to help veterans adapt to civilian employment. He explained the various procedures for receiving assistance, obstacles returning veterans…

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    Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill News Conference

    The family of Clay Hunt spoke with reporters following President Obama’s signing of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which is named after a Marine Corps…

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    Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill Signing

    President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, named after a Marine Corps veteran who killed himself in 2011. The law calls for an evaluation and…

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Witnesses testified at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA was requesting $168 billion in…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 1st Special Service Force for their role in the liberation of Europe in World War…

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    American Veterans Center 17th Annual Conference Opening Remarks

    Major General Mark Brilakis opened the American Veterans Center’s conference with an overview of the distinguished veterans and active duty personnel from World War II to the present…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) delivered the weekly Republican address from Springfield, Illinois. He talked about the new Congress’s focus on jobs and opportunity, including…

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    Book Discussion on Seriously Not All Right

    Ron Capps talked about his book Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years. This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser…

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    Veterans Day Ceremony at World War II Memorial

    The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service held a Veterans Day ceremony to pay tribute to the more than 16 million men and women who served with the…

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    Military Cemetery Operations

    Witnesses testified on military cemetery operations. Topics included the expansion of the national cemetery system to include additional burial facilities, improvements in grave…

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    Mental Health Care for Military Personnel and Veterans

    Colonel Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, a former special assistant for the Mental Health Office of the Army Surgeon General, examined mental health care for military personnel and…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans' Health Issues

    Panelists talked about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other veterans' health issues. Colonel Rebecca Porter said the five percent of soldiers who had served in Iraq and…

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