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by Martin Schram

Author: Martin Schram
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; First edition (December 8, 2009)
Pages: 320 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.6
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Vets Under Siege: How Am. .has been added to your Cart. To address America's new and evolving threats in the twenty-first century, Schram details how we must care for those who have served and suffered at the same, if not higher, level we expect from their national security service. U. S. Senator Richard G. Lugar. Martin Schram is the author of five books and has been national affairs correspondent for The Washington Post, Washington bureau chief for Newsday, and a television documentary executive. His nationally syndicated column appears in more than four hundred newspapers.

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Vets under Siege : How America Deceives and Dishonors Those Who Fight Our Battles. After members of our armed forces bravely serve their nation, they sometimes come home to find themselves battling another enemy--within their own government.

How America Deceives and Dishonors Those Who Fight Our Battles. Schram opens the book with Florey not because his case is extreme, but because it is in many ways typical of the callous treatment meted out to loyal veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives and all levels of the judiciary. Most Americans assume that the proud words about our troops uttered by the Bush White House and previous administrations have been accompanied by proper care for the severely injured and the survivors of the dead.

Vets Under Siege reveals the shameless lack of care shown to our young servicemen and -women, from recruiters' .

Vets Under Siege reveals the shameless lack of care shown to our young servicemen and -women, from recruiters' deceptions and a lack of armor in battle to shoddy, disgusting conditions at Walter Reed and other medical facilities, and looks back to examine the innumerable postwar battles our veterans have had to wage for proper treatment, from World War II to today.

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Praise for Vets Under Siege. St. Praise for Vets Under Siege. At a time when wounded veterans are once again returning home from distant battlefields, Schram provides unflinching reporting--and vital historical perspective--on a national disgrace. This book should be required reading for all citizens. Martin Schram has written a powerful, must-read book that delivers an urgent must-act message to all who care about our military veterans. Bob Filner, Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

After members of our armed forces bravely serve their nation, they sometimes come home to find themselves battling another enemy―within their own government. Using decades of case histories, statistics, and firsthand accounts, award-winning Washington journalist Martin Schram exposes a shocking culture of antagonism toward veterans by the very agency―the Department of Veterans Affairs―that was formed to serve them.

Vets Under Siege reveals the shameless lack of care shown to our young servicemen and -women, from recruiters' deceptions and a lack of armor in battle to shoddy, disgusting conditions at Walter Reed and other medical facilities, and looks back to examine the innumerable postwar battles our veterans have had to wage for proper treatment, from World War II to today. Martin Schram's bold bugle call, sounded on behalf of our nation's beleaguered servicemen and -women, lays bare a chilling pattern of institutional negligence, delay, and denial, and points the way forward with definitive solutions to a national disgrace.