This page is to honor our
veterans who bravely fought in the past wars, military actions and foreign
conflicts. And, to honor our military soldiers who are now serving to
protect the rights and freedoms of citizens in foreign lands.
We as a nation do not have a
very good record of taking care of our veterans, and I feel that I do not
stand alone as an American citizen who supports our troops and our vets.
Iraq Body Count | DATABASE | Latest Updates
Gulf War Veterans Sue (Article claims 11,000 vets have
Bush and GOP renege on veterans budget
The military has failed to comply with the 1997 Force Health Protection law.
The troops in Iraq are not receiving health screenings, especially blood
sampling, as mandated by this law which grew out of the tough lessons
learned from the 1991 Gulf War. The new law requires the military now
perform medical and mental examinations before and after overseas
Hall of Shame
Read the "Hall of Shame" and see how your representatives voted to attack
our veterans benefits.
Protect OUR veterans today and OUR troops who will
become OUR veterans of tomorrow!
2002 our VA hospitals cut the healthcare benefits rightfully earned by our
In 2003 Mr. Bush signed
changes to the Treasury Department resulting in all future veterans
suffering pension cuts.
Veterans for Common Sense
Gulf War I veterans with a lot of information and submissions posted from
veterans and visitors to the site
Excellent site to keep up with
the bills in the House and Senate
voice4change.org ~ changing hearts and minds
Not only does war wound the bodies of our
brave soldiers, it also wounds their minds. Let us not forget Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder (PTSD). Let's face it. War is
According to an article by Pamela Hess, December 5, 2000, (UPI) --The
Pentagon notified approximately 35,000 Gulf War veterans they may have been
exposed to low levels of a nerve agent in March 1991 when an Army unit
destroyed a cache of Iraqi rockets packed with sarin and cyclosarin,
according to Bernard Rostker, the special assistant for Gulf War illnesses,
medical readiness and military deployments. But for 33,000 veterans, Defense
Department records failed to indicate they were in the area during the
plume. It was only by correlating the diaries of soldiers that fought in the
Gulf war that the Pentagon was able to identify all the units serving around
More than 66,000 of
the veterans notified in 1997 of their possible exposure will be notified
that despite the new models they were still in the path of the plume. About
110,000 veterans of the Gulf War self-report symptoms of the illness known
as the Gulf War Syndrome, one of the causes identified was depleted uranium.
Our soldiers were loading and handling weapons housing depleted uranium and
they were not informed nor protected from this poison.
Most of these
Gulf War vets are diagnosed with other health problems, but, about 10,000 to
20,000 have unexplained illnesses that the Defense Department considers to
be Gulf War Syndrome sufferers.
Of the 99,226
Agent Orange-related disability or survivorship claims
submitted to the
Veterans Administration, only 7,520 have been granted. From 1962 to 1971,
the US military sprayed more than 18 million gallons of the defoliant over
Wall OnLine A Tribute To The Men and Women of Vietnam
Our veterans deserve no less
from YOU-- WE-- American citizens who live under the freedoms of this great
nation due to the bravery, honor and sacrifices of our fine men and women in
OUR USA military.
Current Issues - Depleted Uranium Weapons
Read the facts
RPD Vol 103 No 3 Page 211 (2003)
Order of the Purple Heart Home Page - Combat Wounded Veterans
Military family lose benefits
Please, read and send your comments to your
representatives--support our vets.
Site where all military vet organizations can be
for Ethics Veterans Health Administration
Read about what is going on with our vets healthcare
Complete E-Mail Addresses for Congress, Senate, Governors & State
Veterans Resource Guide
Veterans for Common Sense
Read what our vets say
USCWC -- Statistical Summary: America's Major Wars
Veteran/Military Web Sites
Veterans' Disability Compensation Injustice - Support HR 303 Petition
This is an old petition but the problem continues
**Please, check this site often for updated links and information.
The Purple Heart - Our First Military Medal