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Advocates: Fairness for Veterans Act is only 1 step in fight against ‘bad paper’ discharges  | Stripes

Advocates: Fairness for Veterans Act is only 1 step in fight against ‘bad paper’ discharges | Stripes

While a measure protecting veterans with service-related conditions from receiving other-than-honorable discharges has made its way to President Barack Obama, advocates who led the effort to get it there want more to be done for the thousands of veterans they say were unjustly released.

With the backing of veterans organizations and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, the Fairness for Veterans Act was included in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which is awaiting the president’s signature.

Source: Advocates: Fairness for Veterans Act is only 1 step in fight against ‘bad paper’ discharges – Stripes