Member Sites  ::  JOIN  ::  Forum  ::  Info  ::  Next Ring  
Military Sites - This ring is for military buffs, enthusiasts, people in service, and those interested in the history of military around

  Forums     Login   Signup



Military Sites

Manager: kuba1
This ring is for military buffs, enthusiasts, people in service, and those interested in the history of military around the world. If you have a military specialty page, ie. infantry, armor...etc., or you have a page on general military history, this is the place for it. This is for military Around The World .. not just in the USA.
 

Sponsored Links

Forum Posts - Start a new discussion! Posts 1 - 1 of 1
All Threads |   All Posts   ]

Petition for Cold War Service Medal - 01/03/2013
Congress has once again ignored Cold War Veterans and left us tarnished and banished to the dustbin of history. By allowing two bills, S.402 and H.R. 1968, that would have authorized a Cold War Service Medal to languish in the respective Armed Services Committees; Congress shows how little the Cold War and its  veterans mean to America. Cold War Veterans have waged this battle for more than 11 years, and still have not managed to garner enough support to convince Congress and the Department of Defense to authorize and issue a Cold War Service Medal. Our original quest was for a Cold War Victory Medal, but that met with some strong, and unnamed, opposition; so we changed our direction a bit and opted for a Cold War Service Medal. It did not seem to matter at all to those in power. We get cosponsors on the bills as they are introduced each year. The bills are read and sent to the Armed Services Committee, never again to see the light of day; not being voted out of committee for a full floor vote. We have approached this from many different directions but always fall short at the end of the year. There is now a petition on the White House website asking for the Cold War Service Medal to be authorized and issued. This would ...

Petition for Cold War Service Medal



All Threads |   All Posts   ]





Contact Us | Copyright © 2001-2016 WebRing®, Inc. Terms of Service - Help - Privacy Policy