The pension cuts have drawn fierce opposition from veterans groups and lawmakers in both parties, but it's unclear whether the entire provision will be repealed.
A massive spending bill taking shape on Capitol Hill is likely to repeal a recently enacted pension cut for disabled veterans. Capitol Hill aides said Wednesday that the $1 trillion-plus omnibus spending bill measure will reverse a 1 percentage point cut to annual cost-of-living increases that was inadvertently applied to more than 63,000 veterans who […]
Military veterans — mostly older men — clearly support presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney over incumbent President Barack Obama, a new Gallup poll shows. Some 58 percent of veterans support Romney, compared to just 34 percent who prefer Obama, Gallup found in an April 11-March survey. Among non-vets, Obama leads Romney 48-44 percent but […]
Two decades after the Gulf War that left many Veterans with illnesses, the Veterans Affairs Department says it will finally take a look at those illnesses to see if they were related to the conflict. The long-overdue decision comes far too late for many veterans who have died from a rash of illnesses but many […]