Obama says 'no' to pensions for WW II Alaska guards

Sep 26, 2009 Full story: McClatchy DC

In a strongly worded message to Congress outlining its priorities for a military spending bill, the Obama administration today said it disapproved of including money for pensions for 26 elderly members of the World War II-era Alaska Territorial Guard.

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Robert Liechti

Santa Fe, NM

#1 Oct 12, 2009
It does not surprise me that a man who receives a Nobel Peace prize award for a hopeful future effort, that has not come about would decline a pension for men who did something for our nation such as protecting America's borders during WWI.

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