Be aware, veterans, for whilst shooting wars are not yet over, you are about to be short-changed.
In Citrus County, our five Citrus County Republican commissioners — non-veterans all — sit silently while a county veterans affairs secretary is tagged to be laid off. It means our 27,000 veterans will be served by two, rather than three, employees.
On the national front, Republicans, who are the majority in both the Senate and House, want to cut the VA’s budget request by $1.4 billion. Incredibly, “Some in Washington even question the need for a VA.”