Thursday, July 31, 2008

Changes to U.S. Military Personnel Absentee Ballots for November?

- Analysis by the federal Election Assistance Commission, estimated overseas and absentee military voting for the 2006 midterm elections at a disgracefully low 5.5 percent. With the Unites States Presidential Election approaching Rep. Roy Blunt has introduced a resolution demanding the Defense Department better enable U.S. military personnel overseas to vote in November. We'll speak with Rep. Blunt about his proposed resolution.
- Transitioning from soldier to student is no easy task. We'll speak with Dan Parker, President of the Collegiate Veterans Association at KU about his base for advocacy on the university level.
- LIVE from Kuwait City! VFW Commander-in-Chief, George Lisicki, calls in from Iraq to report.

HOT TOPICS: Petraes-Crocker partnership in Iraq breaking up! l New VA ad targets suicide prevention! l Iwo Jima Flag raiser gets citizenship papers!