Shannon Airport Case Involving US War Veterans Adjourned Until May

By Cathy Halloran, -

A case involving two US war veterans, accused of trespassing and causing damage to the perimeter fence at Shannon Airport last month, has been adjourned until 8 May next. Eighty-two-year-old Ken [...]

Two Former US Soldiers Have Been Arrested After An Alleged Security Breach At Shannon Airport This Morning.

By Michael Staines, -

The pair are members of ‘US Veterans for Peace’ – an international organisation dedicated to “building a culture of peace and exposing the true costs of war.” The group has been in Ireland in [...]

The VA Is Privatizing Veterans’ Health Care While Launching A Campaign To Deny It

By Suzanne Gordon, -

Acutely aware that its privatization plan has little support among veterans, the VA has launched a PR blitz to obscure what it's doing. The Trump administration’s multipronged effort to privatize [...]

Privatizing The VA: Vets Wait Longer, Corporations Make Billions

By Isaac Arnsdorf and Jon Greenberg, -

For years, conservatives have assailed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a dysfunctional bureaucracy. They said private enterprise would mean better, easier-to-access health care for [...]

Judge Rules Veterans With PTSD Can Move Forward With Lawsuit Over Discharge Classification

By John Bowden, -

A federal judge in Connecticut ruled Thursday in favor of thousands of veterans seeking to sue the federal government alleging they were discharged due to infractions related to untreated mental [...]

Eleven Military-Intelligence Democrats Win US House Seats

By Patrick Martin, WSWS -

With the victory of Jared Golden, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a total of 11 Democrats with military or intelligence backgrounds have won [...]

Veterans Reject Liberty Medal Award For George W. Bush

By About Face Media, Popular Resistance. -

Philadelphia, PA (November 11, 2018) – Members of About Face: Veterans Against the War (formally Iraq Veterans Against the War) gave testimonies of war while participants of the Liberty Medal [...]

Military Family Member Returns Freedom Medal to George W. Bush

By Popular Resistance. -

On November 11, 2018, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, Stacy Bannerman of Military Family Speaks Out and author of "911 Homefront: How Families of Veterans are Wounded by War" attended the [...]

Iraq Veterans, Military Families To Give Bush, Biden Folded Flags And Freedom Medal On Veterans Day

By Stacy Bannerman, Popular Resistance. -

Former VP Joe Biden will present former President George W. Bush with this year’s Liberty Medal at 5:00 pm, Sunday, November 11, at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA, for his commitment [...]

Your Commander-in-Chief Is Lying To You: Veterans Issue Open Letter To Active Duty US Soldiers

By Rory Fanning, -

Your Commander-in-chief is lying to you. You should refuse his orders to deploy to the southern U.S. border should you be called to do so. Despite what Trump and his administration are saying, [...]

Bezos And Bipartisanship: Voting Vets Not Always The Best

By Suzanne Gordon, Popular Resistance. -

Veterans running for office have never had a stronger personal brand or more political backing. To hold onto or win back seats in Congress, both major parties have recruited many candidates whose [...]

Enough Folded Flags: Military Families Speak Out Against The Afghanistan War

By Stacy Bannerman, -

You’d hardly know it from the news, but we’ve been continuously at war in Afghanistan since 2001. The war quietly turned 17 on October 7. Unfortunately, America’s amnesia didn’t prevent Command [...]

Suicide Rate Surging Among Afghanistan Iraq War Veterans

By Whitney Webb, Mintpress News. -

Washington - New data released Wednesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs has shown that the suicide rate among young military veterans continues to climb, despite a decline in the overall [...]

Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros Under Scrutiny For Tweeting Facts

By Staff, -

US Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros has taken to social media to share some basic facts about our country’s endless wars, and the impact those are having both abroad and at home. The July 20th [...]

Veteran Left-Wing Journalist And Peace Activist Uri Avnery Dies At 94

By Staff, -

Uri Avnery, one of Israel’s most prominent journalists and a seminal peace activist who was among the first Israelis to advocate for a sovereign Palestinian state, died in Tel Aviv on Monday [...]