Obama to focus on veterans, military at Fort Bliss, on anniversary of Iraq ...EL PASO - President Obama will continue his emphasis on serving veterans and military families with a visit to Fort Bliss Friday to announce a new executive order expanding suicide prevention and substance-abuse services for those who have served in ...
Obama Extends Help for Veterans With Mental Health ProblemsWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, responding to unprecedented waves of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffering from combat trauma, has ordered an expansion of mental health services including a beefed-up suicide hotline and more ...
Red Fridays – Ryan vs Obama Budgets and VeteransThere has been entirely too much talk about what the Ryan or Obama budgets will mean for Veterans and Military Families, and which better supports those who voluntarily chose to put on our Nation's uniform, without real, in depth and unbiased side by ...
Romney Tells Veterans That Obama 'Dodged the Tough Choices'INDIANAPOLIS - Mitt Romney promised veterans at a convention on Wednesday that he would stop "reckless defense cuts" set for the end of the year and slammed President Obama as a commander in chief who has "failed to lead" and has "dodged the ...
Chapter 61 vets, awaiting full pay, losing hopeSteimel believes President Obama could have done more to prod Congress to allow payment of disability retirement and veterans disability pays without offset to Chapter 61 retirees. An opportunity arose in 2009, when President Obama proposed phasing in ...
National security (finally) gets top billing ... Romney's odd (but true ...The incident, of course, points to the VA's larger problem: the agency's growing list of disability claims, the result of thousands of wounded veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The issue has quickly turned into campaign fodder, with Obama ...
Democrats to highlight Obama record on national security, veterans at ...WASHINGTON - Democrats plan to emphasize President Barack Obama's record on national security and veterans on the night he delivers his address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.. An Obama campaign official says the party will ...
Obama to order VA to add staff, see suicidal vets within 24 hoursobama. President Barack Obama. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Friday directing the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand mental health services and suicide prevention efforts.
Obama visits Texas to mark Iraq war anniversary By The Associated Press ...A Gallup tracking poll in August shows Republican Mitt Romney leads Obama, 55 percent to 38 percent among veterans. Exit polls conducted in 2008 showed voters who had served in the military preferred Republican John McCain over Obama by 10 ...
First Lady Obama Talks 'Joining Forces' With Service Members, Vets, SpousesFirst Lady Michelle Obama announces new hiring commitments by the private sector as well as major accomplishments of the Joining Forces initiative during her speech at Naval Station Mayport.
National Security Brief: Obama To Sign Order Helping VeteransPresident Obama will sign an executive order today aimed at providing assistance to veterans struggling with mental health and substance-abuse problems.
Obama visits Texas to mark Iraq war anniversaryObama on Friday was to sign an executive order that would direct federal agencies to expand their efforts at addressing the mental health needs of veterans, service members and their families and to increase measures aimed at preventing suicide.
What About the Veterans?Kristol and I would probably disagree on Afghanistan: I think Obama has, finally, chosen the right course–get the troops out and continue the effort as a special forces war.
Romney talks to veterans, others highlight defenseThe Republican nominee is making a day-trip detour to Indiana to speak to the veterans' service organization as the convention here continues.
President Obama stresses veterans' concerns in taped address to American ...In a three-minute address delivered by video Tuesday, President Barack Obama tailored his focus to national security and his administration's efforts to help veterans find work and improve health care. Today, Republican challenger Mitt Romney likely ...
Romney hits Obama on veterans jobs, weighs whether to visit Gulf Coast in ...He says President Barack Obama's biggest failure is that he's not delivered on the jobs that he has promised to returning veterans. Romney is pledging that as president that he will get America to work again. Romney, who is considering whether to visit ...
GOP team reaches out to women, vets"Our country must do all we can to help them recover," he said. Obama, campaigning before a college crowd in Charlottesville, Va.
Talk About Poverty (#TalkPoverty): Jessica Bartholow's Questions for Obama ...The series profiles people working on poverty-related issues, and lays out the questions they want President Obama and Governor Romney to answer.
America Legion politely applauds Obama video speechObama also extolled his administration's efforts to help veterans find jobs, including the post-9/11 GI Bill and an initiative announced this week that he said would provide 125,000 jobs.
Romney hits Obama cuts on defense, vet benefitsINDIANAPOLIS - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told the American Legion's national convention Wednesday that President Obama is gutting the military and neglecting its veterans. "Where the president has failed to lead, we will protect our ...