In a span of 10 years (2010 - 2019), an investigation prompted by Democratic Rep. Jason Crow and Republican Rep. Scott Franklin found that almost 2,000 military weapons had gone missing, lost, or stolen. To be exact, an independent analysis estimates at least 1,179 military rifles, 694 military handguns, 74 military machine guns, and 70 military grenades and rocket … [Read more...] about Bipartisan Bill Focuses on Stolen and Missing Military Weapons
Later this year veterans benefits could see a major cost-of-living boost, thanks to new legislation that was just finalized by Congress. The U.S. House of Representatives just unanimously passed the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act. The bill was passed by the Senate several months back, so it now heads to Biden’s desk to be signed into … [Read more...] about Veterans Benefits Could See a Huge Boost Later This Year, New Legislation Finalized by Congress
Over the past few days there have been outlets reporting that Biden has ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to withhold VA benefits from unvaccinated veterans. Many social media users have shared a screenshot of what looks like a controversial news headline saying that Biden recently gave the order to the VA. The reports have caused concern among some in the … [Read more...] about Are VA Benefits Being Withheld from Unvaccinated Veterans?
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker directed the National Guard to assist with school transportation in response to requests from the local communities. The 2021-2022 school year is already underway, amid a widespread shortage of school bus drivers. The governor ordered up to 250 available Massachusetts National Guard personnel to help with the bus … [Read more...] about Bus Driver Shortage Triggers National Guard Activation in Massachusetts
A new report reveals that the recent drone strike conducted by the U.S. military in Kabul actually killed an aid worker who worked for a U.S. organization. He had no ties to ISIS, despite the U.S.’s claims that the strike was conducted to neutralize an ISIS threat. The identity of the man killed was 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi. Ahmadi was a longtime worker for a U.S. aid … [Read more...] about Identity of Man Killed in US Drone Strike Revealed, Was Aid Worker Who Worked for US Org, Had No Ties to ISIS (Report)