Stand Up for Veterans - They Stood Up for Us
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Stand Up for Veterans - They Stood Up for Us

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      Disabled American Veterans

Better body armor and equipment plus advances in battlefield medicine are helping more troops survive. But many return home to their families to face a long recovery from serious wounds, including traumatic brain injuries and other disabilities that require many years of physical or cognitive therapy.

Thousands of spouses, parents, or other family members are thrust into the role of caregiver, and provide most of a wounded warrior's daily care. They often must sacrifice their own jobs or put their life on hold to be caregiver for a veteran who may need lifelong support. 

It's not just an act of love, it's also a sacrifice for our country.

The families of all veterans must be treated fairly, whether their child or spouse served in the Gulf War, the War on Terror, or any other war. Please take action to urge your elected leaders to support legislation to provide equal caregiver benefits to all families of seriously disabled veterans.

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    • Michael Nacrelli III EAGLE LAKE, FL
      • about 3 years ago

      Also a LifeTime Member of DAV

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    • Jerry Mayeux HATTIESBURG, MS
      • over 3 years ago

      Consider the Connection of this petition to: Environmental Conservation CTC2 "PEOPLE"

      www.facebook.com Jerry Lee Mayeux PROFILE-INFO-3 PROPS

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    • vanne hanisch-godoy VICTORIA, AK
      • over 3 years ago

      SUPPORT THE VETERANS, THEY SUPPORTED YOU WHEN YOU NEEDED THEM!!!! THEY GAVE THE ULTIMATE SACRAFICE!!!!!

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    • Catherine Keller SADDLE RIVER, NJ
      • over 3 years ago

      We send our young men and women off to war to protect us - whether on the Front Line or in support staffing for the Front Line - and yet when they come home we abandon them. We, as a Nation, have a moral obligation to assist these veterans and their families. If we cannot find the money to care for them until they can care for themselves, then we owe it to their caretakers to give them the monetary and emothional support needed to enable them to care for their loved ones. We should be ashamed of ourselves if we do not!

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    • Beverly Combs WINSTON, GA
      • over 3 years ago

      Do The Right Thing, Do The Moral and Ethical Thing --provide what the men and women in our military need both when at war and when they come home from the horrors of war with their bodies broken and their minds needing psychiatric help.

      pand on-going counseling. .r

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