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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, November 15, 2021 Power of Community, A.I. for Sicker Veterans, VA Debt Relief, Rural Workforce Initiatives, VHA Office of Rural Health
The Veterans News Hour, November 8, 2021 VA Substance Abuse, PTSD Resources, Lung Cancer screening, overcoming PTSD and MST
The Veterans News Hour, November 1, 2021 VA News, Centers, Resources, Transitions, Coalitions, and other Matters
The Veterans News Hour, October 25, 2021 Guest, Mike Partain, Co-founder and spokesman, "The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten"
The Veterans News Hour, October 11, 2021 Guests, Amy Fairweather and Mark Walker, of Swords to Plowshares
The Veterans News Hour, October 4, 2021 Veterans suffering from Hearing problems like Tinnitus and Hearing loss
The Veterans News Hour, September 27, 2021 Jeremy Butler, head of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
The Veterans News Hour, September 20, 2021 Guest, John Raughter of the American Legion HQ
The Veterans News Hour, September 13, 2021 Guest, Jeremy Sinnemaki, Program Director for the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship and Agriculture programs.
The Veterans News Hour, September 6, 2021 New Judges and Veteran's Cases, The National Veterans Legal Services Program
The Veterans News Hour, August 30, 2021 Guest, Meghan Brooks of the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic
The Veterans News Hour , August 23, 2021 What is happening in Afghanistan, how did this happen, and what are the consequences
The Veterans News Hour , August 9, 2021 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression Treatment, TMS Therapy, theSITREP
The Veterans News Hour , July 19, 2021 Transitioning from the service, Adjusting to civilian life, and mental health treatment
The Veterans News Hour , June 28, 2021 Guests, Crista Ray and Greg Simpson, Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region
The Veterans News Hour , June 21, 2021 Guest, Mark Ledlow, CEO of Ledlow Security Group
The Veterans News Hour , May 31, 2021 Memorial Day Presidential Addresses and the US Institute of Peace
The Veterans News Hour , May 24, 2021 David Cory discusses disability compensation cases for veterans and the Board of Veterans' Appeals improvements
The Veterans News Hour , May 17, 2021 VA disability decisions and appeals
The Veterans News Hour , May 3, 2021 Guest Kristin Judge, founder and CEO of the Cybercrime Support Network

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

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