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In each chamber of Congress, four forms of legislative measures may be introduced or submitted, and acted upon. These include bills, joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, and simple resolutions. Resolutions are not laws but rather the statements of intent or declarations that affect the operations of Congress Joint resolutions are legislative measure that requires approval by the Senate […]

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Acting VA Secretary Sloan D. Gibson VFW Annual Convention Remarks 22 July 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs is in the midst of its most serious crisis in more than a generation. I know that, and I know you know that. But here’s something I want to make sure you also know: The Department of Veterans Affairs has before it perhaps its greatest opportunity to enhance care for Veterans in […]

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Suicides in the military dropped by 6 percent last year, a decline that Pentagon officials hope signals a reversal in a tragic trend — but that some advocates say does not reflect the true scope of the issue in the military and veterans’ community. According to data published 22 JUL by the Defense Department, 479 service members — […]

The Philippine Army World War II

The commonwealth of the Philippines was governed on the structure of outmoded strategies of former colonial governments. New goals included the development of an independent military force, was widely scattered and inadequate. The United States government in principal provided token support until the threat of war surfaced. The recruiting and funding of the Philippine Scouts […]