New bill seeks to aid discharged gay troops. (D-N.Y.) are proposing legislation known as the "Restore Honor to Service Members Act," which would ensure veterans who were discharged for.
Veteran’s Affairs hosts “VA 2K” to raise money for homeless vets The host couple is River Legacy board. to end the cycle of homelessness – including its veteran service programs. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are 50,000 homeless.
LGBT – diversity.va.gov – The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community is an integral aspect of our human diversity. To that end, VA has implemented several policies and programs addressing issues facing the LGBT community and is helping VA employees and patients access benefits made available by changes to Federal policy.
By doing so we are finally giving these wronged veterans the legal, health, and employment benefits they deserve. "While those servicemembers who were dishonorably discharged under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell can currently get their records changed on a case-by-case basis, this is not enough.
The Push for Honorable Discharge Status for Those Expelled Under "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell". Thousands of gay service members were discharged under the recently repealed "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy. For many of them, this meant an other than honorable discharge and the denial of a range of veterans’ benefits.
In the 111th Congress, the senate veterans’ affairs committee reported stand-alone legislation that would have addressed this issue (S. 669). The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee considered a draft veterans’ benefits bill that Representative John Boozman amended with a similar provision.
· Politician response thread – Here and only here. shotar. Grand Admiral of the Northern Sea. This legislation will push state, local, and government entities to follow federal law and step up their reporting of information to the FBI that would disqualify individuals from passing a national instant criminal background check.. in which the.
Rep. Israel Wants To Restore Veterans Benefits To LGBT Members Dishonorably Discharged Gay Vet: ‘I Did Absolutely Nothing Dishonorable’ June 9, 2013 at 12:39 pm
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County legislators introduce Restoration of Honor Act to. – County legislators introduce Restoration of Honor Act to restore benefits to LGBT veterans discharged before repeal of DADT. This has left them without more than 50 state programs, benefits and.
Democrats want to restore records of servicemembers discharged for being LGBT. Jun 19, 2013. which goes from the GI Bill to receiving veterans’ benefits to ceremonial burial rites," including a flag for the veteran’s casket, an honor guard and 21-gun salute.. Our legislation ensures.