Skip to main content
Submitted by Douglas Newsom on 19 May 2021

The Veterans News Hour with David C Cory and Richard Hurley

News and talk show about military veterans issues, including VA benefits and all related topics.

Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting

The Veterans News Hour, May 2, 2022 VA Secretary press conference, Monday, April 25, 2022
The Veterans News Hour, April 24, 2022 Vietnam War Legacies and Twenty Years After 9/11, How Peacebuilding Has Changed
The Veterans News Hour, April 4, 2022 Changes in laws, processes, methods, and directives of government organizations that can affect veterans
The Veterans News Hour, March 28, 2022 How PTSD affects the people you love
The Veterans News Hour, March 21, 2022 Transitioning from Service, Adjusting to civilian life, mental health treatment, hearing loss aids, testing for tinnitus
The Veterans News Hour, March 14, 2022 Hank's show on WoCa, Veterans groups converging on Washington DC this time of year, VA Caregiver's program
The Veterans News Hour, March 7, 2022 What we can do to help our veterans, toxic exposure, bill HR3967 passing, comprehensive toxic acts of 2021
The Veterans News Hour, February 21, 2022 Guest, Jason White, Florida Director of Birdwell Foundation for PTSD
The Veterans News Hour, February 14, 2022 Up to date Veterans news on homelessness, ptsd issues, and toxic exposure
The Veterans News Hour, February 7, 2022 VA hearings, preparation before going to a hearing, considering evidence and submitting information timely
The Veterans News Hour, January 24, 2022 Topics: Appeals to the Board of Veterans' Appeals and class action cases on discharge upgrades
The Veterans News Hour, January 17, 2022 Caregivers Support Program has gone through changes in recent years, veterans denied coverage in the past
The Veterans News Hour, January 10, 2022 The VA claims and appeals system and how to succeed; also VFW Post 4256's "Take a veteran fishing" day Jan 22, 2022
The Veterans News Hour, January 3, 2022 VA Whole Health Program, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
The Veterans News Hour, December 27, 2021 Johnny Isackson, former Senator and Rep., of Georgia, passed away, recap of 2021 important information
The Veterans News Hour, December 20, 2021 Our 200th live show. Experiences with Board of Veterans' Appeals, plus news about family caregivers, and more
The Veterans News Hour, December 13, 2021 Guest, Mr. Lee Washington, President of the County Veterans Service Officer Association of Florida
The Veterans News Hour, December 6, 2021 Guest, retired Colonel Mike Borders, of Military Officers Association of America
The Veterans News Hour, November 29, 2021 Problem with the Mail system at the VA and Board of Veterans Appeals and deadlines and VA News
The Veterans News Hour, November 22, 2021 Guest, Colonel Cesar Rodriguez USAF Retired

Featured Guests


David C. Cory

David Cory is a lawyer who represents veterans and military personnel in disability claims and appeals and in adverse personnel actions.  He is a graduate of Jesuit High School of Tampa (1977), the University of South Florida (BA, Political Science, 1981) and the University of Florida College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1984).  He has been a licensed attorney (State of Florida) since May, 1985.

During his legal career he has worked for law firms in Gainesville, FL, and Tampa, FL, as well as operating his own law practice in Tampa and then Brandon.  He served as an Air Force judge advocate for twenty years (twelve on active duty, eight in the reserves), retiring in 2005 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He served at active duty assignments in Arizona, England, North Carolina, Saudi Arabia, California and Washington, DC, and served as a reservist in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, New Jersey and California.

During his military career, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal six times. He was Company Grade Officer of the Year for his units in 1988 and 1989 while serving in England. He is a graduate of the Air Force Judge Advocate General's School, the Air Force Squadron Officer School, and Air Command and Staff College of Air University. During his career, he also completed numerous continuing legal education courses at both the Air Force and the Army JAG Schools.

His legal experience has included many areas of law over the years, including criminal law (prosecutor and pretrial hearing officer), government contracting law, tort law including medical malpractice, environmental law, employment and personnel law, federal labor law, administrative law, appeals, family law, wills, consumer law, contracts and business law.

He also has experience with military operational law issues, including the Law of Armed Conflict, rules of engagement, operational contracts, and status of forces agreements, among other areas.

He is accredited by the US Department of Veterans Affairs to represent veterans in disability claims. He also has experience with medical malpractice claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) as well as pursuant to 38 USC 1151.

He also has experience in a wide range of cases with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records, the Army Board for Correction of Military Records, and the Board for Correction of Naval Records (for the Navy and Marine Corps).

At various times during his career, he has also taught law courses at the undergraduate, graduate and law school levels.

You can reach him at:

David C. Cory

P.O. Box 3975, Brandon, FL, 33509-3975

Phone (813) 662-0760


Richard K. Hurley, Jr. Esq.
Lawyer, Legal Advocate for Veterans and Talk Show Host

Richard Hurley became a partner with David C. Cory to form the law firm of Cory and Hurley Law Group in October of 2012.  Since that time he has provided legal services for veterans and active military covering a wide range of legal disputes.  A majority of these cases focuses on providing VA disability compensation for veterans who served in the United States Military during WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraqi War, Afghanistan and during times of peace.

Richard attended Jesuit High School, Tampa, FL (1977), Florida State University (1981) and Seton Hall Law Center (1984).  He was admitted to practice in 1984 in New Jersey.  He is a Member of the New Jersey Bar, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to becoming a partner in the law firm of Cory and Hurley Law Group, Richard was in private practice concentrating in the areas of general litigation, contracts and real estate law.  He served as Prosecutor or Public Defender in many municipalities in New Jersey from 1989 to 2003.  He serves as a Mediator and an Arbitrator for FINRA (the Regulatory Body for the SEC).

Mr. Hurley was President of the Somerset County Bar Association (1997), Member of the Richard J. Hughes Inn of Court, Marie L. Garibaldi ADR Inn of Court and American Bar Association.  He was named NJ State Bar Association Mentor of the Year (1993) and Young Lawyer of the Year (1994).  He has extensive trial court experience in civil and criminal law.  He believes with patience and persistence anything is possible.

Richard K. Hurley, Jr.
Cory and Hurley Law Group
P.O. Box 148
Lecanto, FL 34460
(727) 612-1515

Feedback for BBS Radio Talk Show Programs


If you wish to leave Feedback for the hosts, please email the Feedback by using the CONTACT form, then select Feedback from the drop down menu! We will post the feedback on your behalf. Once the Feedback is posted (usually in a few hours), other people can post Comments to your Feedback! Each Feedback post (in essence) starts a threaded conversation, whereby others can post a Comment to the Feedback post. Only the LAST comment to a feedback post will be displayed! See the PATH link for other comments in thread!


Hey Dave - Nice job. I watched streaming for a while.

~ Les