Archive For May, 2015

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Press Release: Veterans Hike Appalachian Trail In Memory Of The Fallen

Team Sergeant Sullivan Center Activists Hike Memorial Day to D-Day WASHINGTON - May 26, 2015 – Combat veterans hiked the Appalachian Trail this Memorial Day weekend in memory of service members throughout our nation’s history and will continue the hike through the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2015. Iraq and Afghanistan veterans Brian Kenney, Graham Watson, and Alex Garner…

Report on Data – VA Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry – FULL

Read the full report below. Between April 25, 2014 and September 30, 2014, 19,082 Veterans and Active Duty Servicemembers filled out the registry survey. Most (96%) said they were near a burn pit (close enough to see the smoke) at some point while deployed. Sixty-two percent worked directly with burn pits as a part of their duties. Registry participants who…