Truman Project Defense Council member Butch Bracknell discusses how Major League Baseball honors veterans and why they and other heroes should throw first pitches at baseball games, instead of just picking celebrities. Dear Commissioner Selig, The San Diego Padres honoured Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter by asking him to throw out the first pitch […]
Earlier today, General Eric Shinseki apologized to veterans and their families for the deep and systemic problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Then, in line with his unimpeachable character and integrity both in and out of uniform, Shinseki tendered his resignation to President Obama. While unfortunate, the President’s acceptance of Shinseki’s resignation effectively deals […]
Truman Project Defense Council Member Kristen Rouse discusses the resignation of Secretary Shinseki and the state of the VA Watch the full clip.
Truman Project Fellow Mark Jacobson discusses possible ways to fix the big problems in the VA. Read the full story.
Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen is quoted on the importance of making the Organ Mountains into a historic landmark. Truman Project Executive Director and former U.S. Army Capt. Michael Breen said the designation will also protect important historic military sites. “During World War II the Army Air Corps conducted trainings in and around the Organ Mountains,” he said […]