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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 , July 16, 2018 ​Guest, Kathryn Thomas, Executive Director, Yoga 4 Change, and former Navy helicopter pilot
The Veterans News Hour , July 9, 2018 75th Show, headlines and highlights, special guests and new projects in the works...
The Veterans News Hour , July 2, 2018 Topics: News From Washington, Robert Wilkie nomination for VA Secretary, HR299 Bill, Agent Orange, and more
The Veterans News Hour , June 25, 2018 Veterans and their families dealing with the effects of military service as well as how they cope with civilian life
The Veterans News Hour , June 18, 2018 Guest, Shawn Noles, Director of Veteran Services at Volunteers of America of Florida
The Veterans News Hour , June 11, 2018 Six veterans discuss treatment for addictions, connecting with others, & recovery from PTSD
The Veterans News Hour , June 4, 2018 Veterans speaking about getting the support they need to handle issues, trauma and loss
The Veterans News Hour , May 28, 2018 Guest, Jerry Kerr, President of Segs4Vets; also Memorial Day remembrance
The Veterans News Hour , May 21, 2018 Guests, Edel Travieso, co-founder of "Green Veterans," & Wanda Wright, Director, Arizona Dept of Veterans' Services
The Veterans News Hour , May 14, 2018 Guest, Mike Partain, on Camp Lejeune contaminated water issue
The Veterans News Hour , May 7, 2018 Guest, Bryan Meyer of the Veterans Community Project, Kansas City, MO
The Veterans News Hour , April 30, 2018 Discussing Dr Ronnie Jackson's withdrawal as nominee as VA Secretary, VA appeals system & other issues
The Veterans News Hour , April 23, 2018 A message by VA Acting Sec. Robert Wilkie and the opioid memorial raises awareness of prescription drug crisis
The Veterans News Hour , April 16, 2018 Guest, Jerry Ensminger, Marine Corps veteran and expert on Camp Lejeune water contamination issue
The Veterans News Hour , April 2, 2018 with David Cory and Richard Hurley; Meet Team Rubicon, Partnering with the VA, Helping Homeless Veterans and VA Benefits
The Veterans News Hour , March 26, 2018 with David Cory and Richard Hurley; Veterans Treatment Court; FL DVA; PTSD; Camp Lejeune water issue; Gold Star Families
The Veterans News Hour , March 19, 2018 with David Cory and Richard Hurley on VA news; PTSD treatments; and VA home loan benefit program
The Veterans News Hour , March 12, 2018 Guest, Jason White, Marine Corps veteran, discusses Camp Hope's PTSD treatment program
The Veterans News Hour , March 5, 2018 Guest, Mike Partain, Co-founder and spokesman, "The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten" re: Camp Lejeune water contamination
The Veterans News Hour , February 19, 2018 Guest, Brian Ellis, veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan wars - PART 2
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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