Now Isn’t The Time For Cuts To Veteran’s Benefits

This year’s proposed Federal budget has been a great source of controversy, making news in every corner of the country. Overshadowed by some of the more attention-grabbing aspects are meaningful cuts to benefits for disabled elderly veterans.  While it’s true that this new budget will increase overall funding to the Veterans’ Affairs department, the prospective [...]

By |2017-07-17T12:34:42+00:00July 17th, 2017|Blog, Dave Rocker, Veterans|0 Comments

Improving Health Issues Affecting Female Veterans

The unique health needs of female veterans are often overlooked in both military policy and public conversation. While veteran’s health is a frequent topic in the national discourse about health care, the level of care given to women too often falls short. Department of Veteran’s Affairs-run hospitals frequently lack sufficient services tailored to women, especially [...]

By |2017-06-20T13:45:48+00:00June 20th, 2017|Blog, Dave Rocker, Veterans|0 Comments

5 Innovative U.S. Military Visualizations

If you want to build or create something for U.S. Armed Forces, you'll probably be asked to create some sort of visualization or chart to demonstrate how your product works and addresses an unmet military need. In a piece published on Medium, writer Paul Ford admits his biggest obsession: trolling the internet for the most esoteric military [...]

By |2017-06-19T15:12:26+00:00March 6th, 2017|Blog, Dave Rocker, Veterans|0 Comments

U.S. Military Uniforms, Through The Years

From home-sewn rags to spit-and-polish boots, woolen overcoats and camo fatigues, U.S. military uniforms have changed a lot throughout the years. In over 240 years of military history, uniform choices for U.S. soldiers have changed dramatically, evolving in tandem with new fashion and technology. Our Armed Forces continue to tweak and make improvements to uniforms, [...]

By |2017-06-19T15:12:27+00:00February 14th, 2017|Blog, Dave Rocker, Veterans|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: Working Animals Who Serve Our Country

A federal hiring freeze imposed by President Trump on Monday has drawn criticism from veterans who say the temporary hiring freeze will unduly burden the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans — who comprise 31 percent of the federal workforce — are disproportionately affected by the moratorium. House and Senate Democrats have requested that the Department be [...]

By |2017-06-19T15:12:27+00:00January 27th, 2017|Blog, Dave Rocker, Veterans|0 Comments