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Veterans Service Organizations: STAND UP OR MOVE OUT!
Many "Old Guard" Service Organizations Failing Veterans
Unable to Cope with VA Scams and Veterans Needs
by Gordon Duff, Staff Writer

For decades, the VFW and American Legion have influenced VA policy toward veterans and defined how veterans issues are seen by government and the "non veteran" public. Their power over Congress, their ability to produce conservative votes, even when conservative candidates are on the wrong side of issues and their unwillingness to deal with the reality of veterans needs has defined these groups as much of the problem and little of the solution.
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