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    Donald Trump's Policy Toward Veterans

    Howie Lind talked about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposals on veterans' issues, which the candidate laid out in a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia earlier this in…

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    Defense Department Roundtable on Suicide Prevention

    Mental health advocates and military held a roundtable discussion with members of the media about ways journalistic coverage of suicides, particularly those of soldiers and veterans, could…

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    Veterans Preference Hiring in the Federal Government

    Kellie Lunney, senior correspondent for Government Executive, spoke by phone about competing legislative efforts to both limit and expand “veterans preference” hiring practices by the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from veterans and military families on their experiences with employment opportunities. The question was drawn from the Bureau of Labor Statistics July 2016…

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    Leo Shane on Military and Veterans' Issues in Campaign 2016

    Leo Shane talked about the role of military and veterans' issues in campaign 2016.

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    President Obama Remarks at Disabled American Veterans National Convention

    In remarks to the 95th National Convention of Disabled American Veterans, President Obama paid tribute to Gold Star families. His comments come in the wake of Donald Trump’s criticism of…

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    Donald Trump Remarks at the VFW National Convention

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressed the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He talked about his ten-point plan for veterans. His vice presidential…

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    Hillary Clinton Remarks at the VFW National Convention

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presumptive presidential nominee, addressed the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She outlined her plans to…

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    National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Annual Conference

    Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, and Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson were among the speakers at the National Coalition For Homeless Veterans'…

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    Veterans' Health Care

    Patricia Kime discusses the state of veterans' health care in the U.S., as well as proposed changes to the VA system. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a…

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    Veterans' Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention

    Veterans Health Administration officials and advocates testified at a hearing on mental health care in the VA system and suicide prevention efforts. They discussed programs to assist…

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    Service Dogs and Veterans

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the benefits of service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues. The panelists included the head of a…

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    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump News Conference

    Donald Trump, the presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee, held a news conference at Trump Tower in New York City to release a list of veterans' organizations to which he had made…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Memorial Day Observance

    President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Memorial Day. Then, he spoke at a remembrance ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Secretary…

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    Vietnam Post-War Trauma

    Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic Relief Services volunteer in Vietnam, talked about their post-war struggle with physical and psychological trauma,…

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    Issues Facing Veterans

    Jeremy Butler, with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talked about issues facing veterans. He also responded to the recent comments made by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama reflected on the meaning of Memorial Day and recognized the sacrifices made by the American warriors who never made it back home. Though he stressed…

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    Book Discussion on The Boys of '67

    Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address, Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), vice chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, talked about the steps House Republicans were taking to improve the…

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