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Submitted by David C. Cory 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 , August 17, 2020 A tribute show to veteran and 9/11 hero, Rick Rescorla
The Veterans News Hour , August 10, 2020 Remembering Operation Desert Shield, 30 years ago this week; also news from the VA and veteran groups
The Veterans News Hour , August 3, 2020 Guests, Lauren Price and Holly Ferrell, discussing changes to VA family caregiver program
The Veterans News Hour , July 20, 2020 Guest, Joe Marino, Executive Director of Veterans Florida
The Veterans News Hour , July 13, 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, VA actions during Covid, veterans' claims and doctor opinions, VA wasting time with unnecessary forms
The Veterans News Hour , July 6, 2020 Insights about the Board of Veterans' Appeals; also the Wolfe v. Wilkie class action case; and more news
The Veterans News Hour , June 29, 2020 Guest, Mike Partain, discussing the Camp Lejeune water issue and the VA
The Veterans News Hour , June 22, 2020 Guest, Michael W. (Mike) Hogan, Chief Advancement Officer for Paws for Purple Hearts
The Veterans News Hour , June 15, 2020 Current news from the National Veterans Legal Services Program and the VA
The Veterans News Hour , June 8, 2020 Guest, Deshauna Barber, Service Women’s Action Network and Miss USA 2016
The Veterans News Hour , June 1, 2020 Guest, Jeffrey C. Hall, National Employment Director for Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
The Veterans News Hour , May 25, 2020 VA News, Message from Secretary Robert Wilkie, Stress management by Dr Robert Dinenberg, and Board of Veterans' Appeals
The Veterans News Hour , May 18, 2020 Guest, Lauren Price, founder of Veteran Warriors, discussing major changes to the VA's family caregiver program
The Veterans News Hour , May 11, 2020 Guest, Matthew Landis, Air Force veteran who hiked the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail
The Veterans News Hour , May 4, 2020 Guest, Dee Quaranta, Founder and Executive Director of Northeast Florida Women Veterans
The Veterans News Hour , April 27, 2020 Covid 19 current events and how the VA is responding to the pandemic
The Veterans News Hour , April 20, 2020 Guest, Jeremy Butler, CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
The Veterans News Hour , April 13, 2020 Guest, Robin Hood of Morgan & Morgan law firm and a former VA claims adjudicator
The Veterans News Hour , April 6, 2020 Guest, Sherman Gillums Jr., Marine Corps veteran and Chief Advocacy Officer for AMVETS, Washington, DC
The Veterans News Hour , March 30, 2020 Guest, Terrence Hayes, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Washington, DC
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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