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Veterans
All veterans deserve to be recognized… and that includes women veterans.
Want to help? “Operation Welcome Home,” a veterans scholarship fund, will provide support for job training opportunities for former military personnel, including those at the Veterans Restoration Quarters in east Asheville.
The second annual Sherwood Veterans Parade is set for 2 p.m. Sunday.
Ivins, Payson breaking ground on veterans homes By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 30, 2011 05:56PM MDT The stars — or at least bad economic conditions elsewhere in the country — aligned to allow the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs to launch two new nursing homes in December. Ground is being broken Thursday in Ivins for an 108-bedroom home that will serve veterans in nine ...
MASON — A patriotic red, white and blue sign was erected just after Veterans Day last month to honor all Warren County veterans who served and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending the country.The Mason Christian Village Veterans Association and American Legion Post 194 in Mason collaborated to erect the sign, which initially was designed to honor just World War II veterans as ...
PAYSON — Funding requests for two new veterans nursing homes were buried in the Department of Veterans Affairs' priority list until the VA learned the state already had its part of required funding in place.
Several veterans arrived early Wednesday afternoon, standing outside Department 3 at Santa Maria Superior Court listening attentively to an advocate as they waited for the first session of Veterans Court in Santa Maria.
Veterans Affairs Hospital
AURORA — Rep. Ed Perlmutter knew he'd be at the Veteran Affairs offices at the Anschutz Medical Campus this week, either to protest the delay of a new VA Hospital or to help kick it off.
While David Welch lies dying at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Fresno, his loved ones can't b
Funding requests for two new veterans nursing homes were buried in the Department of Veterans Affairs' priority list until the VA learned the state already had its part of required funding in place.
Houston's Veterans Affairs hospital on Friday announced plans to alleviate a long-standing shortage of parking spaces at the facility by constructing two new parking garages. New parking garages will tremendously improve veteran access to their health care providers. Two new parking garages now are in the works: a four- to six-story parking structure near the Almeda gate that will house 600 cars ...
A nonprofit group intends to turn the old Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Lincoln into office and retail space and housing.
The Associated Press The Associated Press NORTHPORT, N.Y. A physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island is winning praise for reporting an unaccredited medical program at the Northport facility. According to the Office of Special Counsel in Washington, Dr. Colin Clarke reported that the hospital had operated a nuclear medicine program for three years without the proper ...
Cpl. Adam Eilers is finally home from war. Eilers, 24, of Garber had been in government hospitals since February, when a Taliban bomb shredded an armored truck carrying him and two other Iowa National Guard troops in eastern Afghanistan.
Veterans Administration
The Veterans Administration has launched the Million Veteran Program to collect DNA samples from veterans for a new research project.
Ivins, Payson breaking ground on veterans homes By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 30, 2011 05:56PM MDT The stars — or at least bad economic conditions elsewhere in the country — aligned to allow the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs to launch two new nursing homes in December. Ground is being broken Thursday in Ivins for an 108-bedroom home that will serve veterans in nine ...
If you're a veteran, you may be able to take part in an important new research project.
The Veterans Administration is hoping there will be power in numbers which is why it has launched the Million Veteran Program. Photo Credit: AP
The Veterans Administration is hoping there will be power in numbers which is why it has launched the Million Veteran Program. It hopes to collect DNA samples from veterans for a new research project.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Veterans Administration is hoping there will be power in numbers which is why it has launched the Million Veteran Program. It hopes to collect DNA samples from veterans for a new research project.
Several veterans arrived early Wednesday afternoon, standing outside Department 3 at Santa Maria Superior Court listening attentively to an advocate as they waited for the first session of Veterans Court in Santa Maria.
Veterans Benefits
A free, one-day veterans benefits "supermarket" and health fair is set for veterans and their families in Whitfield and surrounding counties, organizers say.
LONDON,Ky.— Veterans and their families seeking benefits assistance in South Eastern Kentucky will now be able to find help and advice at strategic locations in Corbin, Somerset and London. Beginni...
Some people have received Veterans Affairs benefits for years because of their service-related injur
The Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is partnering with the University of Michigan to raise awareness about the many benefits and opportunities available for veterans through friends and family of the university.
A shared veterans services director for Ashland, Holliston, Hopkinton and Medway, to go with the towns' new regional approach, will start work tomorrow.
Several agencies will provide information to promote a successful transition from military to civilian life from 7 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton.
By failing to identify major cuts to the federal budget to the tune of $1.2 trillion, American Legion member George Cushing is concerned what the ineffectiveness of the congressional supercommittee co
Dept of Veterans Affairs
WASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with Milicruit.com, will sponsor a nationwide virtual online job fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Information and Technology has awarded a $14.7 million contract to the High Performance Technologies Group of Dynamics Research Corp., a consulting, engineering and IT firm in Andover.
CHINA GROVE — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have its mobile unit and personnel on site Saturday as part of the “Veterans Day and Pearl Harbor Memories” gathering at the Price of Freedom Museum, located at the old Pa ...
Protesters gathered in cities across Canada Saturday to decry proposed cuts to Veterans Affairs that they say will be detrimental to the well-being of the country's service men and women.
Al Herrera was surrounded by family, friends and well-wishers in the Governor's office at the State Capitol Monday. They were gathered to see him collect a Silver Star for his actions in battle on Aug. 12, 1969
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs presented a Veterans day ceremony at 11 this morning in the Rotunda. Governor Mike Beebe gave the keynote address at the annual ceremony. Over 250 people attended to honor Veterans and thank them for their service.
Senior Defence Department officials kept the multi-million-dollar price tag for renovating the suburban Ottawa former campus of Nortel under wraps, worried the public, media and parliamentarians might raise concerns about the bill if they found out about the cost.
Disabled Veteran
HERRIN - Nate Hopkins knows all about living as a disabled veteran, and because of that he wanted to organize an event that would help his fellow veterans.
Disabled Veteran plates all handicap space use Mamerto Perez (Eagle, Nov. 22) wrote about Disabled American Veteran license plates and parking privileges. As the local Disabled American Veterans commander, Perez should know better. This is a priv ...
The Bethel Park community is responding to the plight of a disabled veteran who suffered severe burns in a fire at his home earlier this year. Four months ago, 57-year-old Clyde Trout was severely burned from an explosion and fire that heavily-damaged the interior of his Bethel Park home.
Tideland News Writer Veterans Day is Friday, and retired and disabled Marine Sgt. Eric LeClair and his wife, Cheryl, are living in far better conditions than they were this time last year, thanks to efforts by two statewide organizations and a crew of workers from an Onslow County business.
CAMP GRAFTON, N.D. — Gary Venz had a buck in the crosshairs of his Remington .308 rifle one Thursday morning but decided not to pull the trigger.
Police say a 63-year-old disabled veteran fights for his life in his own home when a burglar attacks him with a knife.
Voters in Beauregard Parish overwhelmingly approved a proposition Saturday that allows for certain disable veterans to claim an additional homestead exemption. 4,484 voted for the measure, while 813 voted
War Veterans
MARION - All Korean War veterans and all who have served in Korea since the Korean War are cordially invited to the annual Christmas Dinner Dec. 14 at All Occasions Catering, 6989 Waldo-Delaware Road, south of Waldo.
A group of Amarillo men called the Fly Guys reach out to and teach wounded warriors and war veterans how to fly fish.
Project Healing Waters is a volunteer driven group of people who have been dedicated since 2005 to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of war veterans.
Unemployed for two years and still recovering from a war injury, Dottie Guy has just about blown through her life savings. While the Iraq veteran qualifies for disability payments, she has no idea when the agency will set a date for her hearing.
The deputy head of the BYT-Batkivschyna faction, Yuriy Odarchenko, on Wednesday passed to the presidential administration a resolution by participants in a rally of Chornobyl cleanup workers, Afghan war veterans and wartime children held outside the building of the Cabinet of Ministers on Nov. 29, the press service of the Batkivschyna Party has reported.
Wanted: A few good veterans to relate their war stories.
MASON — A patriotic red, white and blue sign was erected just after Veterans Day last month to honor all Warren County veterans who served and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending the country.The Mason Christian Village Veterans Association and American Legion Post 194 in Mason collaborated to erect the sign, which initially was designed to honor just World War II veterans as ...
Vietnam Veterans
DEADWOOD — Thanks to the dedication and determination of one founding member and a handful of his kindred spirits, Vietnam veterans in this part of the state now have the Vietnam Veterans of America (
Over the next four days, the largest Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica will be displayed in Bonita Springs and the city has planned several emotional ceremonies to honor the thousands of vets lost for our freedom.
Press release: Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is encouraging family and friends of Vietnam veterans to submit photos of their loved ones to The Education Center, which is being constructed in Washington, D.C. The facility will feature photos of veterans whose names appear on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, attaching a face and story to the names of the courageous heroes that ...
The little girl, about 3 or 4 years old, pulled the curtain aside and peered out at two men on the porch holding boxes of donated food. She said her mom was sick and she couldn't let them in. Another tousle-haired child, a bit older, came to the window to see, but also refused to open the door.
Bergen County Chapter 800 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $1,500 in ShopRite gift cards to the county Division of Veterans Services to be distributed during the holiday season to former service members in need.
The little girl, about 3 or 4 years old, pulled the curtain aside and peered out at two men on the porch holding boxes of donated food. She said her mom was sick and she couldn’t let them in. Another tousle-haired child, a bit older, came to the window to see, but also refused to open the door.
Assemblymember Betsy Butler (D-Marina del Rey) has been named 2011 Legislator of the Year by the Vietnam Veterans of America, California State Council (VVA-CSC). The VVA-CSC Legislator of the Year award is given to legislators who have exhibited exceptional leadership, support and dedication to veterans, service members and their families. “We h...
Veterans Benefits
A free, one-day veterans benefits "supermarket" and health fair is set for veterans and their families in Whitfield and surrounding counties, organizers say.
LONDON,Ky.— Veterans and their families seeking benefits assistance in South Eastern Kentucky will now be able to find help and advice at strategic locations in Corbin, Somerset and London. Beginni...
Some people have received Veterans Affairs benefits for years because of their service-related injur
The Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is partnering with the University of Michigan to raise awareness about the many benefits and opportunities available for veterans through friends and family of the university.
A shared veterans services director for Ashland, Holliston, Hopkinton and Medway, to go with the towns' new regional approach, will start work tomorrow.
Several agencies will provide information to promote a successful transition from military to civilian life from 7 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton.
By failing to identify major cuts to the federal budget to the tune of $1.2 trillion, American Legion member George Cushing is concerned what the ineffectiveness of the congressional supercommittee co
Across the country, thousands of troops will return home before the end of the year.  That transition from military life to civilian life can be difficult, especially without help from benefits and services.
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