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Plaintiffs

  • Vietnam Veterans of America
    Founded in 1978,Vietnam Veterans of America (“VVA”) is a national non-profit organization primarily dedicated to the interests of Vietnam era veterans and their families. VVA has over 50,000 members, 46 state councils and 630 local chapters. VVA’s principal goals are to promote veterans access to quality health care, to insure that veterans receive mandated compensation for diseases or conditions that they have incurred during or as a result of military service, to support the next generation of America’s veterans, including Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (“OIF/OEF”)veterans and to hold government agencies accountable for their legal, ethical, and moral obligations to its veterans.
  • Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization
    Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization (“Swords”), is a California non-profit service organization whose principal administrative office is in the South of Market District in San Francisco. Swords also operates veterans housing projects at the Presidio and on Treasure Island. Founded in 1974, Swords is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing, and advocacy/legal assistance to more than 1500 homeless and low-income veterans annually in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Swords promotes and protects the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, state, and national entities.
  • Bruce Price
    Mountain City, Tennessee
  • Eric P. Muth
    Milford, Connecticut
  • Franklin D. Rochelle
    Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Larry Meirow
    Oakland, Michigan
  • David C. Dufrane
    Port Henry, New York
  • Wray C. Forrest (Deceased 8/31/10)
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Tim Michael Josephs
    McHenry, Maryland
  • William Blazinski
    Avon, Connecticut