Military/Veteran News – October 18th, 2016

MORE TROOPS SENT TO IRAQ The Department of Defense is sending 615 more U.S. troops to Iraq to aid government forces oust ISIS from the city of Mosul. To date there are 4,647 U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq. “In April, more than 200 troops, including additional special...

News Headlines for Thursday, August 25th

US Justice Department Phasing Out Private Prisons – Citing safety concerns, the United States will be allowing contracts with 13 private prisons to expire over the next 5 years. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates stated, “They do not save substantially on...

Tomah VA Hospital Found Responsible for Veteran’s Death

An investigation held by the Department of Veterans Affairs has revealed that the death of a former Marine was caused by staff failing to properly prescribe medications and providing the improper medical response when the patient was found unresponsive. The veteran,...