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Don Davis/ State Capitol Bureau U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., takes a front-row position in cheering on Minnesota union workers as they shouted their support for Wisconsin state workers.

Column: Keeping our commitment to our veterans

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WASHINGTON -- After World War II, with millions of American GI's returning home, President Harry Truman appointed Gen. Omar Bradley to run the Veterans Administration. Bradley was a popular choice, and his steely approach to helping veterans was widely admired.


"We are dealing with veterans, not procedures; with their problems, not ours," Bradley famously said.

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