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Republican New Proposal Aims to Make Service Members Pay for their GI Bill Benefits

Republicans are trying to drain a couple extra pennies out of service members. Every day, republicans manage to sink a little lower. Republican Phil Roe, R-Tenn., a House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman, drafted legislation that would remove $2,400 from military paychecks to secure post-military education benefits. MilitaryTimes article The post-911 GI Bill today, offers full tuition to a four year state college, plus a monthly housing stipend to any service member with at least three years of… Keep Reading

Trump’s Latest Lie is a Betrayal to Veterans, as he Now Pushes to Privatize VA

During the election, Trump regularly professed his will to improve the VA. After meeting with a group of healthcare executives recently, president-elect Trump has decided to change the VA to allow some veterans to get care exclusively from private-sector hospitals, an official said. This is all according to a Wall Street Journal article from yesterday entitled, ‘Donald Trump Considers Moving VA Toward Privatization’. Privatizing the VA would give veterans full choice over their healthcare. However, almost every… Keep Reading

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