Miami Herald Publishes Op-Ed by Liam McGivern

An op-ed written by Skadden Fellow Liam McGivern about the population of people who served in uniform but do not receive veterans benefits because of an "other than honorable" discharge was published in The Miami Herald ("Vets With Other-Than-Honorable Discharge Denied Life-Saving Benefits," Aug. 3). "Recent studies have established a strong connection between the types of injuries that today's veterans are receiving, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, and the relatively minor misconduct that can lead to an OTH discharge," the article said. "They made the same sacrifices and carry the same burdens as 'veterans,' but they do not receive the support that they desperately need to live a life of dignity.