Veterans Interest Newsletter Issue 53
Joel Kupersmith, M.D.
Topics include the rescue efforts among veterans' groups to aid American citizens and Afghan allies to flee Afghanistan following the withdrawal of American troops and the collapse of the Afghan government, the granting of "presumptive" benefits status to three conditions related to burn pit exposure by veterans, the launch of a new website on the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the unemployment rate among veterans, an update on the COVID-19 care numbers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) including vaccination statistics and the VA's "4th Mission", the most recent VA budget proposal, the use of VA education benefits, a brief book review of The New Praetorians: American Veterans, Society, and Service from Vietnam to the Forever War by Michael Gambone, and a news article about state-run Veterans nursing homes in New Jersey and the administrators who erroneously received COVID hazard pay meant for lower-level nurses and care providers working directly with patients. Also includes a quote from Shakespeare's Henry V on stolen valor and statistics from the University of Maryland's PRIUS database on U.S. extremists with military backgrounds.
All rights reserved by Georgetown University Veterans Initiatives.
Georgetown University Veterans Initiatives
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Veterans Interest Newsletter Issue 9 Kupersmith, Joel (Georgetown University Veterans Initiatives, 2017-05-07)