Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are the most identified chronic diseases of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

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The Sequestration Comes Home

The Sequestration Comes Home One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom I believe every man, woman and child will be affected by the failure of Congress and President Obama to pass a national budget as required by law. We … Continue reading

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IT’S NO SURPRISE, CONGRESS AND SEQUESTRATION

It’s No Surprise, Congress And Sequestration                One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom  Congress continued to play the blame game as its members rushed to leave Washington, DC. It didn’t matter … Continue reading

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Is This Justice? One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom I’m having a difficult time reconciling the equality of military justice in the treatment of Army Major Nidal Hasan and that of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. Both men are … Continue reading

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A Fatal Transition – General David H. Petraeus                         One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom   A photograph of former U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus taken in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July, 2011, is a favorite of mine. … Continue reading

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New Legislation Won’t Help One Women’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom For months I’ve been telling myself, “Stop taking yourself so seriously. It’s not the end of the world if you don’t keep up with what you believe is faulty legislation … Continue reading

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Terrorist Attack or Workplace Violence? One Woman’s Opinion By: Sheri de Grom Terrorist attacks and workplace violence have become commonplace in our universe. We can no longer consider ourselves immune from either. We don’t know when we’ll be in the … Continue reading

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Trading Health for Weapons

Trading Health for Weapons Pentagon Threatens Congress Jason Miller, executive editor of Federal News Radio, published an article on May 31, 2012, that made me want to embrace Congress for the first time in a very long time. He reported, … Continue reading

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