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Fisher House to provide care and space for injured soldiers' families

Published May 28, 2014

On June 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., ground will break on a very special place for the families of our country's injured soldiers. Fisher House of Wisconsin will be located on the VA Medical Center grounds and will provide a "home away from home" for family members while a soldier receives medical care.


What I learned about the Coast Guard

Published July 31, 2013

Though I've driven past the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the foot of the Hoan Bridge in Bay View for years, I never really gave it much thought. When I arrived there last week for a trip out to the Breakwater Lighthouse (link), I was surprised by how much hustle and bustle there was and by how little I knew about it.


College degrees are not guarantees anymore

Published July 21, 2013

Once upon a different world, going to college was equivalent to getting a good job. But these days, with exorbitant tuition costs and a glut of college grads, having a degree doesn't come with the guarantee it once did.

Bikefree_storyflow to deliver 1,000 bikes by Christmas

Published July 8, 2010

Bike Free is a 5,000 mile non-profit, fund-raising bike ride across, up and down the United States which will ultimately deliver 1,000 bicycles and helmets to children of our deployed military personnel by Christmas time.

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Open Letter To Ron Johnson

April 3, 2011The Honorable Ron JohnsonUnited States Senate2 Russell Courtyard (Temp)Washington, DC 20510 4904Re: 28% Cuts in Medicare/Tricare Physician Reimbursements Coming In January 2012Dear Senator Johnson:I know many military retirees who were promised free life time health care. That promis...

Will Obama Support Our Vets

November 13, 2010 The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Re: Stop the TRICARE "Catch-26" Penalty on Military FamiliesDear President Obama: There has been nearly universal applause for one provision of the national health care reform that allows childre...

Medicare "Doc Fix It" Problem

Over the past two years I have sent letters to the President. NOT ONE of them has ever been answered. I now publish the letters hoping you will copy them and send one too. The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Re: Medicare "Doc Fix" Problem Fast Appro...

Senate Approves Medicare Doctor Payment Cut Delay

Please copy and sent to your Representative   January 30, 2010The Honorable Gwen MooreHouse of Representatives1239 Longworth House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515-4904 Re: Senate Approves Medicare/TRICARE Doctor Payment Cut DelayDear Representative Moore:As you are likely aware...

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