Veterans Day has been recognized as a federal holiday each November 11 since 1938, but it means little for most Americans beyond a day off from work. Attendance at Veterans Day events is regrettably low—and declining rapidly. And so is the veterans’ population in America. World War II’s “Greatest Generation” is almost entirely gone. And… Continue reading CNN Opinion: Combine Election Day with Veterans Day and give democracy a boost
Paul joins the Angry Planet podcast to break down Trump’s threats against Mark Milley: Paul Rieckhoff is a veteran with a lot to say about the state of the world. He came on Angry Planet to help us understand what happened when former President Donald Trump and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General… Continue reading Angry Planet: A Righteous Conversation About Mark Milley
There is no harder time to have discipline than in the face of atrocity. And yet that is when it is required most. Oct. 11, 2023, 9:56 PM EDT By Paul Rieckhoff, political and national security analyst and U.S. Army infantry combat veteran In 2009, I was honored to lead a group… Continue reading MSNBC: This is Israel’s 9/11. Here’s how it can learn from America’s mistakes.
The Department of Veteran Affairs’ report last year showing a staggering decline in suicides among military veterans seemed to bring encouraging news — still, that figure was disputed by advocates, who say the undercounting of suicides painted a rosier picture than reality offers. Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, joins… Continue reading The Chuck Toddcast: The mental health crisis among veterans, with Paul Rieckhoff
Paul joins News Nation to break down the advances made by the Ukrainian army’s counter-offensive, how US support has been a game changer, and a look at what comes next.
Paul joins Tavis Smiley for another great conversation with a focus on the Ukrainian fight against Russia and how it might hit closer to home than you think.
Founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Paul Rieckhoff and former Chief of Staff for DHS Miles Taylor react to Republicans trying to claim they had a legitimate reason to block the burn pit bill Aug. 1, 2022
“If they can’t get a really important, urgent piece of veteran’s legislation done, then what can they get done,” said Paul Rieckhoff, Founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), reacting to U.S. Senate Republicans blocking a bill to provide healthcare for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits while serving abroad. Read more… Continue reading NEWSNATION’S Rush Hour: Heroes will die – Veterans stage sit-in, react to blocked burn pit bill
Paul Rieckhoff joins Nicole Wallace and reacts to Senate Republicans blocking a bipartisan bill expanding medical coverage to millions of veteran exposed to burn pits.
Host and veterans advocate Jon Stewart and activist Paul Rieckhoff join Morning Joe to discuss Republican senators who voted against a bill that would provide support to veterans affected by toxic burn pits after they had previously supported the legislation. https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/jon-stewart-gop-using-false-talking-point-on-veterans-health-bill-145048645682