Tagged: Medal of Honor

New law provides eligible Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers with access to DoD and Coast Guard commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare, and recreation retail services.

Commissary, Military Service Exchange, and MWR access extended to more Veterans beginning 2020

More veterans and caregivers to have eligibility The Department of Defense (DoD) is proud to expand commissary, exchange and morale, welfare and recreation retail eligibility to: Purple Heart recipients Former prisoners of war All veterans with service-connected disabilities Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance… Read more

Senate Passes "Stolen Valor Act" Making it a Federal Crime to Lie About Military History

The Stolen Valor Act of 2012, sponsored by decorated Vietnam War veteran Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., passed the Senate as an amendment to the 2013 defense authorization bill.  Webb’s proposal makes it a federal crime to make a false claim about having served in the military or having received a military decoration if the object of the lie is for… Read more

New “Stolen Valor” Law Already in the Works to Stop Military Fakes

New “Stolen Valor” Law Already in the Works to Stop Military Fakes Last week the Supreme Court struck down the Stolen Valor Act as a violation of the 1st amendment. The law, passed in 2005, made it a crime to lie about legal service. However, Fox News is reporting that Republican Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada has already introduced a new Stolen… Read more