Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Statements about Veterans

Half-True

Winning the battles but losing the war?

Mostly False

IEDs are easily the biggest killer, but they account for 50-60 percent of U.S. deaths

True

Most veterans have lower-than-average unemployment. Not so for post-9/11 vets

Half-True

More like 700

True

It could happen, most likely for new claims

Mostly False

Outdated shocker

 Texas Veterans Commission

Texas Veterans Commission

Says one out of three U.S. homeless men is a veteran.

— Texas

Pants on Fire!

Um, ground hasn’t even been broken on the clinic itself yet

True

His medals back up his claim

Mostly False

San Juan and Saigon -- easy to confuse.

Dale Peterson

Dale Peterson

Says he was "a Marine during Vietnam."

— National

Pants on Fire!

Satire takes on twisted viral life

True

Vet benefits stay the same