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Chasing Ghosts

December 28, 2012


Chasing Ghosts: Failures and Facades in Iraq: A Soldier’s Perspective An Operation Iraqi Freedom vet and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Paul Rieckhoff recounts his journey from National Guard lieutenant to disillusioned patriot in this disappointing combat memoir-cum-polemic. Rieckhoff admits that he thought the reasons for invading Iraq were “bullshit,” but volunteered […]

Help IAVA unveil new look

May 23, 2011


Two wars. Ten years. And two million deployments later, IAVA has grown to more than 200,000 veterans and supporters nationwide. And we’re still growing. We have evolved as a community, a membership and a national movement. And now, we’re ready to unveil a new identity that’s even more innovative, member-defined and mission-focused. Can you help […]

A Victory for Veterans

May 19, 2011


The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered an overhaul of mental health care for veterans, who are killing themselves by the thousands each year because of what the court called the “unchecked incompetence” of the Department of Veterans Affairs. In a scathing 2-to-1 ruling on May 10, the judges said delays […]

Social Vibe: IAVA

April 5, 2011


jpderosa invites you to