Thanks 2 Veterans July 24, 2014

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  The Veterans Advantage program: A private solution to the VA health system's problems Forbes In the wake of recent findings from White House special investigator Rob Nabors that the "corrosive culture" at the U.S. Department of Veterans Health led to w

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Now back to our Doolittle Raiders. . .

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Chapter 7              "BelIeve All Planes Wrecked"   Jimmy Doolittle, known internationally for his racing, stunting, and aeronautical accomplishments and called "master of the calculated risk," took on more calculated risk in a life that had been full of them. He roared down the Hor

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Stem Cells that Enhance Corneal Growth

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  Stem cells within the limbus of the human eye can now be purified with the help of an antibody. By Harvard University: Harvard Stem Cell Institute Wednesday, July 23, 2014 A Boston-based scientific collaborative, led by Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers, has discovered

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Responding to Intimate Partner Violence

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  "Training needs to be ongoing rather than one-time and in-person rather than online,” Iverson said. “The primary care providers who participated in my study stressed the importance of training programs to develop and hone skills, learn what questions to use, what body language to use

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Flyer on Suicide Prevention Sunset Cruise

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Suicide Prevention Click on the above link Leon

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  • Thanks 2 Veterans July 24, 2014 -   The Veterans Advantage program: A private solution to the VA health system’s problems Forbes In the wake of recent findings from White House special investigator Rob Nabors that the “corrosive culture” at the U.S. Department of Veterans Health led to well documented delays in treatment for veterans and a systemic cover-up in the approximately […]
  • Now back to our Doolittle Raiders. . . - Chapter 7              “BelIeve All Planes Wrecked”   Jimmy Doolittle, known internationally for his racing, stunting, and aeronautical accomplishments and called “master of the calculated risk,” took on more calculated risk in a life that had been full of them. He roared down the Hornet’s pitching deck, lifted off smoothly, […]
  • Stem Cells that Enhance Corneal Growth -   Stem cells within the limbus of the human eye can now be purified with the help of an antibody. By Harvard University: Harvard Stem Cell Institute Wednesday, July 23, 2014 A Boston-based scientific collaborative, led by Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers, has discovered a way to collect the best cell type for regenerating […]
  • Responding to Intimate Partner Violence -   “Training needs to be ongoing rather than one-time and in-person rather than online,” Iverson said. “The primary care providers who participated in my study stressed the importance of training programs to develop and hone skills, learn what questions to use, what body language to use.” By Reprinted from U.S. Medicine, the Voice of Federal […]
  • Flyer on Suicide Prevention Sunset Cruise - Suicide Prevention Click on the above link Leon
  • Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest - http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm Bob, Got this on one of my Army blogs…thought you might be interested in putting it out in your monthly Programs Rpt. /Stephen
  • House Negotiators Move Off Demands for Full Offset of VA Bill Costs - House Negotiators Move Off Demands for Full Offset of VA Bill Costs By Connor O’Brien, CQ Roll Call House Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller has said he is willing to consider a deal to overhaul the veterans health care system that is not totally offset in cost, and is hoping for some give from his […]
  • Now back to the Doolittle Raid. - While the Nashville was completing its after-action chores, the planes returned to the Enterprise to rearm. One of them, piloted by Lt. L. A. Smith, couldn’t make it. His SBD engine had been hit by small-arms fire, causing the oil pressure to drop to zero. He and his gunner, AMM2C H. H. Caruthers, ditched and […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association July 21, 2014 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED  July 21, 2014 Last week a criminally unforgivable tragedy occurred in the airspace over the war torn area of east Ukraine. And another land war started in the Middle East. Unaccompanied children crossing our southern border were housed in several military bases. If ever there was a time to […]
  • Shuttler Info for Memphis TN Convention -  Hello my Sister/Brother AMVETS,    I just got transportation information from Memphis.    There are two ways to get to the Hotel from the Airport.   Shuttle and Taxi.  I was told that the taxi will cost you around $35.00.  I don’t know of discounts for more than one person in the taxi.  You might want to contact a […]
  • Rare Photos from the USS Indianapolis sinking and WWII by U.S. Naval Ins… - Rare Photos from the USS Indianapolis sinking and WWII by U.S. Naval Institute https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1332334000/preserve-rare-photos-from-the-uss-indianapolis-and
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly July. 18,2014 - VFW Action Corps Weekly July 18, 2014 In This Issue: 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention 2. Acting Secretary Discusses VA Progress with Senators 3. House Committee Hears from VBA Employees on Backlog 4. Hearing Discusses Private Sector and VA Healthcare Practices 1. VFW Heads to St. Louis for Annual Convention: The […]
  • Back To The Doolittle Raid - Now back to Doolittle and his crews on the Hornet. . .                            The Doolittle Raid                            by Carroll V. Glines                     […]
  • VA a no show; store workers fix vet’s wheelchair - NEW YORK (AP) – What the Veterans Administration failed to do for double amputee Michael Sulsona in two years, some New York hardware store workers delivered in an hour: They fixed his broken wheelchair. The 62-year-old Vietnam veteran said he petitioned the VA for a new chair two years ago and received no reply. Then […]
  • Program Blast July 18, 2014 - Programs Reporting Score SheetJuly 18               Legislative Alert 14 STAND DOWNS PROGRAMS REPORTING – REPORT CARD – PDF attached Kudos to the Departments of California and Georgia for hitting the 100% club! Need 69 more posts in 14 days to report for the first six-month reporting period that officially ended on 30 June 2014. If you […]