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November 12, 1992 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veterans Day was marked in Los Angeles with pomp and bitterness Wednesday. While U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) dedicated a plaque at Inglewood Park Cemetery honoring the 2,266 service members still missing in Southeast Asia and while veterans in Sylmar honored missing comrades with a gunfire salute, retired soldiers at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Westwood complained that they feel the U.S. government has let them down.
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June 22, 1994 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The GI Bill, one of the century's most powerful legislative forces of social change, turns 50 today--still on the books and altering American lives even as a new generation of political leaders tries to capitalize on its success. Signed into law on June 22, 1944, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the GI Bill of Rights transformed the United States during the tenuous post-World War II era, paying for the education of 7.8 million soldiers returning to civilian life.
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NEWS
April 1, 1987
The Senate voted to open some of the 21,000 vacant and hard-to-sell houses owned by the Veterans Administration as shelters for homeless veterans and their families. The legislation, approved by voice vote without debate, was sent to the House for consideration. The bill would authorize the VA to transfer to veterans' and other nonprofit groups at no or minimal cost the title to houses acquired by foreclosure that have been on the market for at least 12 months and are hard to sell.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1992 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veterans Day was marked in Los Angeles with pomp and bitterness Wednesday. While U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) dedicated a plaque at Inglewood Park Cemetery honoring the 2,266 service members still missing in Southeast Asia and while veterans in Sylmar honored missing comrades with a gunfire salute, retired soldiers at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Westwood complained that they feel the U.S. government has let them down.
NEWS
January 23, 1987
Saying they have lost confidence in the Reagan Administration's budget plans, four major veterans organizations called for more than $700 million in increased spending on medical care for veterans. The groups said President Reagan's budget proposal doesn't provide enough to maintain current levels of care at Veterans Administration hospitals and nursing homes.
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March 8, 1992 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Judith Michaelson is a Times staff writer. and
It is a night when the audience is but another character in the movie. At a screening for "Article 99, " which deals with abuses and bravery inside a veterans hospital, some are in jungle camouflage fatigues like those they wore in Vietnam. Others sport berets with service pins. A World War II veteran who was at Normandy on D-Day is in a wheelchair; he suffered a stroke two years ago. A victim of Agent Orange walks with a cane.
NEWS
June 22, 1994 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The GI Bill, one of the century's most powerful legislative forces of social change, turns 50 today--still on the books and altering American lives even as a new generation of political leaders tries to capitalize on its success. Signed into law on June 22, 1944, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the GI Bill of Rights transformed the United States during the tenuous post-World War II era, paying for the education of 7.8 million soldiers returning to civilian life.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 8, 1992 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Judith Michaelson is a Times staff writer. and
It is a night when the audience is but another character in the movie. At a screening for "Article 99, " which deals with abuses and bravery inside a veterans hospital, some are in jungle camouflage fatigues like those they wore in Vietnam. Others sport berets with service pins. A World War II veteran who was at Normandy on D-Day is in a wheelchair; he suffered a stroke two years ago. A victim of Agent Orange walks with a cane.
NEWS
April 1, 1987
The Senate voted to open some of the 21,000 vacant and hard-to-sell houses owned by the Veterans Administration as shelters for homeless veterans and their families. The legislation, approved by voice vote without debate, was sent to the House for consideration. The bill would authorize the VA to transfer to veterans' and other nonprofit groups at no or minimal cost the title to houses acquired by foreclosure that have been on the market for at least 12 months and are hard to sell.
NEWS
January 23, 1987
Saying they have lost confidence in the Reagan Administration's budget plans, four major veterans organizations called for more than $700 million in increased spending on medical care for veterans. The groups said President Reagan's budget proposal doesn't provide enough to maintain current levels of care at Veterans Administration hospitals and nursing homes.
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