News and Veteran Highlights

Federal Court Approves Nationwide Settlement for Post-9/11 Army Veterans

April 28, 2021 NEW HAVEN, CT – Under a settlement of the federal lawsuit Kennedy v. McCarthy, the U.S. Army will review the discharges of thousands of Army veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma or other behavioral health conditions for potential upgrades. The settlement also dictated administrative reforms of the […]

CVLC and Veterans Inclusion Project Release Report on Racial Disparities in National Service Academies

CVLC and Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic’s Gatekeepers to Opportunity Racial Disparities in Congressional Nominations to the Military Service Academy declare 16 policy recommendations to more fully address issues of underrepresentation at the academies. More must be done by Members of Congress to disrupt a legacy of discrimination and exclusion of people of color. READ REPORT