Memorial Day, Veterans and Social Security!Recently, there has been a move afoot from far-right Republicans to cut Social Security way back, or even privatize the system, and put everyone at the whim of the stock market. What we weren?t sure of, until today, is how these proposals would affect veterans.
But today, a coalition of veterans organizations, including VoteVets.org, and Social Security groups released a major new report on Social Security and veterans. The report showed that veterans and their families depend on Social Security not just for retirement, but also for disability benefits and death benefits. These findings show that any cutbacks to Social Security will severely impact veterans and their families in need. We need to get the word out about how much veterans and their families depend on Social Security.
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