discharges

June 12, 2016
US Senate

Senate enhances chances of removing certain military discharges

Senate enhances chances of removing certain military discharges Keith Laing, Detroit News Washington Bureau10:35 a.m. EDT June 8, 2016 Washington — The Senate approved Tuesday an […]
June 4, 2016
combat trauma and separations

Veterans fight for benefits after combat traumas

Veterans fight for benefits after combat traumas force military discharges “They treated me like a criminal,” one said. By Cox Media Group Washington News Bureau WASHINGTON, […]
June 2, 2016
SECNAV RAY MABUS

SECNAV Announces New Administrative Separation Policy

SECNAV Announces New Administrative Separation Policy Story Number: NNS160601-18Release Date: 6/1/2016 12:58:00 PM From Chief of Information Public Affairs NEW YORK (NNS) — To protect Sailors […]
May 11, 2016
Kristofer Goldsmith, Iraq Veteran

Student veterans advocate for two bills now in Congress

Student veterans advocate for two bills now in Congress Student Veterans–When Kristofer Goldsmith was 18 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and spent a year in […]
April 18, 2016
Homeless Veterans

‘Bad Paper’ Discharge Can Lead to Homelessness, Hopelessness

‘Bad Paper’ Discharge Can Lead to Homelessness, Hopelessness JOHN ISMAY / AMERICAN HOMEFRONT Originally published on April 12, 2016 10:12 am Service members with Other-Than-Honorable discharges […]
April 11, 2016
Underserved, VA failing vets

USJAG and Underserved, Prevention vs. Reactive Responses

      “Underserved: How the VA Wrongly Excludes Veterans with Bad Paper”      The National Veterans Legal Services Project (NVLSP) and Swords to Plowshares […]
March 4, 2016
SAMHSA

Uniformed Services Justice and Advocacy Group: Serving Discarded Warriors

  Uniformed Services Justice and Advocacy Group: Serving Discarded Warriors SAMHSA SMVF Newsletter On December 7, 2015 the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (DOJ-BJS) […]
September 24, 2014
Emil Wojcik, Green Beret

Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green Berets

Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green Berets By Joel Warner WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 AT 11:50 A.M. Sergeant First Class […]
May 21, 2014
Robert B. Alvarez and Georg Andreas Pogany

Soldiers’ advocates take to court to fight Carson ban

  Soldiers’ advocates take to court Soldiers’ advocates Robert Alvarez and Georg-Andreas Pogany have filed a lawsuit against five officers charging that the Fort Carlson ban […]
January 29, 2014
John Bettencourt

U.S. Is the Army silencing those who intervene in questionable discharges?

Is the Army silencing those who intervene in questionable discharges? A downsizing Army is discharging more soldiers for misconduct — and, some say, retaliating against those […]
May 19, 2013
Kash Alvaro

Disposable Surge in discharges includes wounded soldiers

  Disposable Surge in discharges Kash Alvaro stared at the ceiling of an emergency room in January listening to the beep of an EKG monitor for […]