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Do you think the Veterans Administration is adequately serving the soldiers of today?


The VA has been under fire throughout the years with their treatment of soldiers. With so many returning from Iraq, do you think the VA has improved in its ability to serve these soldiers and their families?

 

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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    That was dirty! Thanks for sharing. My husband's comment, "sometimes things never change!"


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    SHOUT IT OUT! Keep the voice loud! The government probably needs to focus more on quality care in the VA. Though the VA has helped many, there are still many more falling through the cracks! Need to find some patching cement and stop those falls!


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    My husband and I are waiting on decision with disability and sometimes we feel like we are being "jerked" around. Seems like they should realize our life is in their hands!

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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    That is my husband's struggle...waiting on the return! Be sure to shake a hand of any vet you come across and welcome them home, even if they are World War II. I usually identify them from hats they wear! Walk right up and point, then welcome!

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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    My husband swears the pharmaceuticals use the VA Vets for ginna pigs. I have seen men and women, bring in big bags of their bottles for the doctor. Sometimes 50 different ones to a bag!


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    We are talking about soldiers...men and women who have sacraficed themselves and their families to protect what the believe is a free country. There are not looking for the cake and eat too, but for support for their sacrafice!


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    I agree, the VA does good with what the have. Time for the government put money into taking care of their warriors and not so much into war. Cant fight successfully with weak souls!


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    After reading all the responses, I would say current condition has changed little.


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    David Stillwell (davenmidtown) 5 years ago

    So much of what you have written here is not even televised or pritned by what is apparently a corrupt news syndication. More people join because they do not understand what they will be put through afterwards.


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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    I am very familiar with the boat! You are so right! We need to forward letters too!

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    backporchstories 5 years ago

    Well said my Sister! My husbands is Nam Vet and we are going on 9 years with his diability claim. What is funny, he got social security diability with the VA stating he is PTSD, but the VA is dragging on their decision. For now, living below average.


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