Tag Archives: Veterans

Scandal at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – What Has Happened Since

What is the VA hospital scandal? by Chris Pawlik – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) hospital scandal concerns prolonged systemic deficiencies with the administration of and management of VA-run healthcare networks throughout the United States. The VA is the largest healthcare network in the United States and is responsible for providing healthcare coverage […]

Can The Practice Of Mindfulness & Staying In The Moment Help Soldiers Eliminate The Negative Effects Of Stress?

Anthony Moreland – As society continues to explore healthier living habits such as foregoing medications and moving towards holistic stress management, the Army Study Program Management Office has begun their own research to implement programs like mindfulness, and tai chi for the benefit of soldier’s mental, physical health and overall military readiness. It is widely […]

NSAC 2014 Symposium

    The National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review’s 2014 Symposium is coming up this Friday, November 14th, 2014. This event will be held at the Student Activities Center located on the University of Miami Coral Gables Campus (1311 Miller Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33146). A schedule of events follows:   1:00 PM         Welcome […]

Elections 2014: A Continuing Decline of Military Veterans in Congress or a Prediction of a Future Increase and Why it Matters

David J Puentes- It does not come as news to many that the number of military veterans in Congress has significantly declined over the last few decades. From the mid 1960s through the late 1970s, the proportion of military veteran legislators remained at around 75%. Since then, however, the number has drastically dropped to approximately […]