Letter: Veterans' support for Divide· Post Independent
As the Rocky Mountain director for Vet Voice Foundation, I have been following the BLM’s draft decision to cancel the undeveloped oil and gas leases in the heart of the Thompson Divide while honoring existing operations on the land.
Vet Voice Foundation Applauds President Obama, Sen. Feinstein on Announcement of California Desert National Monuments· Press Release
“Veterans support permanent protection for these desert monuments. So many recent vets have returned from desert war zones to find healing and peace at home, in the California desert."
Letter: Vets for Thompson Divide· Post Independent
Last month I attended the BLM’s public meeting on a proposal to cancel some of the leases in the heart of the Thompson Divide.
Veterans Help Save the Boundary Waters After it Saved Them· Huffington Post
Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is America's most visited wilderness area. It encompasses 1.1 million acres of pristine water and unspoiled woodlands.
Letter from concerned Westerners to the national leadership· The Hill
Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that a handful of Republicans in Congress are attempting to thwart Westerners’ hard work and collaborative efforts to preserve the sage-grouse and public land habitat.
Feinstein turns to Obama to protect California desert· San Francisco Chronicle
Standing in 97-degree heat before a rowdy crowd of nearly 1,000 people last month at the Whitewater Preserve north of Palm Springs, Sen. Dianne Feinstein made clear that she will do whatever is necessary to protect California desert.
Veterans: California Desert National Monuments Would Protect WWII History and National Heritage· Huffington Post
Preserving past military battlefields and training areas is our responsibility so future generations can visit and learn from our ancestors' sacrifices, achievements, and even failures.
New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Designating California Desert National Monuments· Vet Voice Foundation
The survey reveals overwhelming support among California voters statewide and in the desert region for President Obama to designate the Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow, and Castle Mountains National Monuments.
Vet Voice Foundation launches Capitol Hill fellowship program· Vet Voice Foundation
Today, the Vet Voice Foundation is officially launching a first of its kind Fellowship program for veterans who want to work in a Capitol Hill office.
New bi-partisan poll of veterans shows they oppose privatization or voucherization of VA care.· Vet Voice Foundation
A new poll of 800 military veterans, performed jointly by Republican and Democratic pollsters, shows that veterans believe the answer is investment in hiring more staff to deliver veterans care, not privatization or voucherization of VA care.