Ben Krause Delivers DNC Veteran Statement for Veterans For Common Sense

DNC Platform Drafting Committee and Testimony

This is a list of the Platform Drafting Committee chairman and members in attendance at the conference held in Minneapolis July 27 & 28, 2012. Following the list is testimony I presented to the committee about veterans issues and the veteran vote.

Washington DC must realize that it is time to consult the veteran on a grassroots level in order to fix the system. Anything short of this is a waste of money and time. The political party with the strongest veteran platform will win this election.

To watch the testimony in its entirety and learn more click the link: Krause Testifies Before DNC Platform Committee About Veterans.

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The 19th Annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down was held at the Colorado National Guard Armory in Denver, Nov. 5. Veterans who attended the event were offered housing referrals, legal services, flu shots, health screenings, counseling, hearing aide repair, dental screening, eyeglass repair and haircuts, and received a bag full of clothes and toiletries. Two hot meals were served.

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Voc Rehab Survival Guide Benjamin Krause is the creator of the community, author of the Voc Rehab Survival Guide for Veterans, and numerous other guides. 

Benjamin is an award winning investigative reporter, Veterans Law attorney, and a disabled veteran of the US Air Force, where he served in its Special Operations Command. After receiving an Honorable Discharge, Benjamin began his decade long fight for benefits after being lowballed with a 10% rating in 2002. During that fight, he received degrees from Northwestern University and  the University of Minnesota Law School while using VA Vocational Rehabilitation.

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  1. Charlie says

    Congratulations Ben! That’s a great opportunity for you – good to see you getting out like this!

So what do you think?