Link for that poem & article

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Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary of benefits Paul Lawrence testifies during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Lawrence urged senators Wednesday to vote against legislation that would extend VA benefits to sailors who served off Continue reading VA raises opposition to bill extending benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans

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