Category: Student Posts

Cushman v. Shinseki Decision: Claimants Have Due Process Interest in VA Compensation Claims

Cushman v. Shinseki Decision: Claimants Have Due Process Interest in VA Compensation Claims

In Cushman v. Shinseki, decided on August 12th, 2009 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the court held that, “a veteran alleging a service-connected disability has a due process right to fair adjudication of his claim for benefits.” Read the Full Case:http://www.vawatchdog.org/09/nf09/nfaug09/aug09files/2009-08-12-Cushman%20Fed.%20Circuit%20Decision.pdf

Share
August 27, 20091 comment
Veterans still fighting – for health care

Veterans still fighting – for health care

John Marshall’s Brian Morris was quoted extensively in a Medill Reports article about Veterans’ healthcare and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. “Getting affordable…medical and therapeutic care is probably [veterans’] biggest hurdle,” Morris said. “As an institution, the VA certainly tries to assist everyone they can, but their budget constraints and personnel… Read more…

Share
Military Vets at Burr Oak Eligible for Free Reburial

Military Vets at Burr Oak Eligible for Free Reburial

Military veterans who were laid to rest at Burr Oak Cemetery can be reburied at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at no cost to their families, officials announced on Tuesday. http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/08/military-vets-at-burr-oak-can-get-free-reburial.html

Share
August 25, 20090 comments
Anderson Cooper Calls Out Veteran Imposter

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Veteran Imposter

CNN’s Anderson Cooper poses direct questions to alleged U.S. Veteran imposter Strandlof about his actions impersonating heroes. Strandlof passed himself off as an Iraq War Veteran going so far as to claim he was in the Pentagon on 9/11 and attended the U.S. Naval Academy. He may face FBI investigations… Read more…

Share
June 11, 20090 comments
Veterans Heal Nature & Nature Heals Them

Veterans Heal Nature & Nature Heals Them

Auburn, Washington- The Veterans Conservation Corps initiative helps hundreds of vets study and train to enter the growing “green” jobs field. In return, the veterans work on projects that help restore the environment in state parks. Full Story: http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/worklife/05/19/veterans.green.jobs/index.html

Share
May 19, 20091 comment