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11. Write a Letter-to-the-Editor in Support of Veterans

(Web Page; Wed Feb 02 22:41:00 CST 2011)

Honoring our Veterans Video As the leading organization advocating for military veterans with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, The ALS Association has produced a video to honor their service and pay tribute to the heroes we have lost in the ...

Description: In honor of Veteran's Day, The ALS Association has launched a letter-to-the-editor campaign to support our nation's veterans and raise awareness of the connection between military service and ALS, a disease that strikes veterans at approximately twice the rate as the general public.

12. The ALS Association Honors Veterans with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(Web Page; Thu Nov 08 12:29:00 CST 2012)

This Veterans Day, The ALS Association will again pay tribute to veterans with ALS on its Wall of Honor. The Wall of Honor features stories and photos of veterans who waged and are waging tremendous battles against the disease. For unkno...

Description: This Veterans Day, The ALS Association will again pay tribute to veterans with ALS on its Wall of Honor. The Wall of Honor features stories and photos of veterans who waged and are waging tremendous battles against the disease.

13. nplb_Veterans Benefits

(File; Thu Jan 27 12:04:00 CST 2011)

VETERANS’ BENEFITSMonth, DD, YYYYDear Senator/Representative:I am writing to express my concerns about the treatment of ALS as a service-connected disability by theDepartment of Veterans Affairs. Specifically, I am concerned that because...

Description: No Patient Left Behind Veterans’ Benefits

14. Roll Call of Veterans

(Web Page; Fri Jan 28 09:40:00 CST 2011)

Description: Roll Call of Veterans

15. The ALS Association Honors Veterans with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(Web Page; Thu Oct 31 14:10:00 CDT 2013)

Military Veterans Approximately Twice as Likely to Die from ALS as General Public Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2013)—Military veterans are approximately twice as likely to die from Lou Gehrig’s Disease as those in the gener...

16. Department of Veterans Affairs to Fund New Gulf War Study

(Web Page; Mon Jan 17 12:49:00 CST 2011)

Anthony Principi, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced November 12 that the Department will spend $15 million over the next year to study the illnesses experienced by many veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War.&...

17. Disco Inferno Helps Veteran Deal with ALS

(Web Page; Mon May 19 09:32:00 CDT 2014)

18. The ALS Association Honors Veterans With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(Web Page; Thu Nov 08 11:32:00 CST 2012)

Military Veterans Twice as Likely to Die From ALS as General Public Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2012)—For unknown reasons, people who have served in the military are twice as likely to die from Lou Gehrig’s Disease as thos...

19. Lou Gehrig’s Disease stalks military veterans

(Web Page; Wed Jul 29 17:23:00 CDT 2015)

Many U.S. military veterans like retired Air Force Technical Sergeant David Masters of Omaha, Neb. have bravely fought for their country only to return home to wage another battle against Lou Gehrig’s Disease. No one knows why, b...

20. The ALS Association Salutes our Veterans

(Web Page; Wed Feb 29 11:24:00 CST 2012)

In May, 2009, The ALS Association laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns during a moving ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery attended by ALS advocates and the public. The ceremony was held to honor those military veterans we have...

Description: The ALS Association Salutes our Veterans - Wreath Laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary

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