National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Type: Organization
Name: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Formerly Homeless Boy Is Giving People On The Streets A Fresh Start With His Soap Business

Donovan Smith is an expert at crafting donuts, pies, popsicles and cupcakes. But be warned: His seemingly mouth-watering creations should stay clear of any hungry mouths -- they're made out of soap.Donovan, 11, is the youngest vendor at Rail Yards Market ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans Fair helps soldiers in the next stage of life

Veteran and National Guardsman Pat Patterson, center, and E.J. Ajax co-owner Erich Ajax, right, were on hand to represent metal forming company E.J. Ajax at the career fair. (Sun Post staff photo by Christiaan Tarbox)For the eighth year, the Minnesota ... [Published Golden Valley Sun-Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans Get Healthcare?

Source: rsadler/Flickr Last week, the American public was informed of just how poorly the Administration of Veterans’ Affairs operates and just how corrosive the agency’s culture can be. Supplementing a November report — which revealed that veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

On pace: Ending veteran homelessness in D.C.

By Rachel Nania More Reports Wilie Bowler, (C), is interviewed by Ann Oliva, (L) director of HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPs), and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, (R) on the 200 block of 8th St. NE, Washington D.C., January 31, 2013. ... [Published WTOP - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Guest editorial: Incompatible: Military macho & the mind

EDITOR’S NOTE:The following is a Guest Editorial written by a member of the Jupiter area community.As if the deficiencies in health care aren’t enough, statics for veterans living on the streets are mind-boggling.The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates ... [Published TCPalm - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Price of Incompetence

With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 31 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Secretary Amid Scandal - Bloomberg

Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Secretary Amid Scandal Bloomberg U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki after addressing the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans on May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Close. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs ... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 3 reports

Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Political Life Saver?

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday amid the ever growing controversy surrounding the treatment of military veterans at government facilities. The election year’s heightened political tensions and the increasingly partisan ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 2 reports

President Obama accepts Eric Shinseki resignation

A political boil that was threatening to damage the his party’s prospects in key mid-term congressional elections in November, President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had accepted the resignation of a key cabinet member who had become ensnared in a ... [Published The Independent - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki owns up to 'systemic lack of integrity'

Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans on Friday. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Eric Shinseki pledged to take personal responsibility for "a systemic, totally unacceptable, lack of integrity" in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

Shinseki Hot Seat News

According to CNN, the President says that he’s going to have a “serious conversation” with Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki about whether or not he can continue in his job. I wonder why they haven’t had this “serious conversation” ... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - May 30 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

VA Secretary Stands Firm, Announces Reforms Amid Scandal

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stood firm at a Friday morning press conference as he announced the start of VA reforms amid calls for his resignation. He was set to meet with President Barack Obama later in the morning, but while he ... [Published Mashable! - May 30 2014]

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"They're fun," Casey, Donovan's mother, told KRQE News 13 of her son's creations. "And the fact that they actually have the potential to help someone else makes it even better."
"That's a fancy way of saying I try to encourage people in the community to help people" he says
...President Obama praised Leiter, calling him "a trusted adviser to me and the entire national security team."
"So I will not defend it because it is indefensible, but I can take responsibility for it and I do."

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Formerly Homeless Boy Is Giving People On The S... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Veterans Fair helps soldiers in the next stage ... [Published Golden Valley Sun-Post - Jul 16 2014]
$100 million ways to say ‘Happy birthday, USA’ ... [Published Statesman Journal - Jul 05 2014]
Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
On pace: Ending veteran homelessness in D.C. [Published WTOP - Jul 01 2014]
Guest editorial: Incompatible: Military macho &... [Published TCPalm - Jun 26 2014]
Community Hope wins National Homeless Veterans ... [Published Home News Tribune - Jun 21 2014]
Cafe helps veterans rebuild their lives 1 plate... [Published Post-Tribune - Jun 15 2014]
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
Shinseki resigns over VA scandal [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 31 2014]
The Week in 15 Photos: Santa Barbara, Maya Ange... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 31 2014]
Shinseki resigns, criticizing ‘systemic’ failur... [Published PBS - May 31 2014]
Is Shinseki’s Resignation Just a Democrat Polit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
President Obama accepts Eric Shinseki resignation [Published The Independent - May 30 2014]
Eric Shinseki resigns amid wait-list scandal in... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published TIME.com - May 30 2014]
VA Challenges Still Loom Despite the Change at ... [Published Swampland - May 30 2014]
Secretary Shinseki Has Resigned; Will Things Ch... [Published Lean Blog - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Resigns as Veterans Secretary Amid Sca... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - May 30 2014]
Shinseki owns up to 'systemic lack of integrity' [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 30 2014]
VA Secretary Stands Firm, Announces Reforms Ami... [Published Mashable! - May 30 2014]
Shinseki Hot Seat News [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - May 30 2014]
Feed Our Vets Strives to Feed More Veterans as ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 17 2014]
Support efforts to help homeless veterans [Published Observer-Reporter - Dec 17 2013]
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Can a Former Big Business Exec Ensure Veterans ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: rsadler/Flickr Last week, the American public was informed of just how poorly the Administration of Veterans’ Affairs operates and just how corrosive the agency’s culture can be. Supplementing a November report — which revealed that veterans ...
Audit Shows Returning Veterans Will Pay the Pri... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 10 2014]
With the resignation of Veteran Affairs Chief Eric Shinseki behind us, the VA still finds itself ill-prepared to handle both the new influx of veterans and the backlog of care requests from older veterans. Up to now, it has been clear that lives ...
The Post-Shinseki VA [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
Shortly after a damning Inspector General’s report  documented  widespread fraud and unacceptable wait times in Phoenix’s VA clinics, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday. Jacob Siegel is  saddened  at Shinseki’s ouster: The ...
The Unfaithful Departed: Meet The People Who Ba... [Published Zero Hedge - May 31 2014]
Friday's latest resignation of yet another former Obama administration faithful - that of White House press secretary Jay Carney - got us thinking: how many people have jumped off the USS Obamic? The answer is, in short, a lot. Below is a list ...
The Week in 15 Photos: Santa Barbara, Maya Ange... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 31 2014]
Advertise on MotherJones.com It was a week of mourning and upheaval around the world, beginning with the mass shooting that killed six and injured 13 at University of California, Santa Barbara. A few days later, the nation said farewell to poet ...
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