The bill seeks to rename the Provo Veterans Center after Candy Bomber
According to a measure passed by the United States House of Representatives, the Provo Veterans Center will be renamed after legendary "Candy Bomber" Gail S. Halvorsen.
The plight of female veterans of toxic burn pits in the United States
Lacy Hollings sensed a calamity brewing as she watched the billowing black smoke ascend a hundred feet from her door. It was 2006, and she had been assigned to the US Army as an interrogator and linguist in Afghanistan's Ghazi province. The dark fog stayed every day, burning her eyes, charring her lungs, and making breathing difficult.
Monument dedicated to Afghanistan veterans by Legionnaires.
The Minetto Veterans Memorial honors veterans who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, and Operation Desert Storm. Thanks to the efforts of the local American Legion Post 486, a monument honoring soldiers who fought in Afghanistan will be revealed on Memorial Day.
The Alaska branch of America's Warrior Partnership has been launched
America's Warrior Partnership (AWP) announced today the creation of a new branch in Alaska called the Alaska Warrior Partnership (AKWP). The focus of AKWP will be to proactively engage veterans, their family members, and caregivers to understand veterans' needs better and improve their quality of life.
Pennndel Veterans Memorial walkway honors Bucks County families
Families can remember a veteran or loved one in a special way this Memorial Day by purchasing an engraved brick for the walkway to the Penndel Veterans Memorial.
WWII veterans in Kyiv ask for mercy as Putin prepares for Victory Day
As Russia prepares for Victory Day celebrations on Monday, veterans of World War II urged Vladimir Putin to allow Ukrainian civilians and soldiers to leave a besieged steel plant in Mariupol.
VA Purchased Thousands of Smartphones
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wasted nearly $2 million when most of the smartphones bought during the pandemic forhom eless veterans went unused, according to an inspector general's report.
Ukrainian military triumphs: U.S. intelligence told to keep quiet
Former US intelligence officers are advising their successors currently in office to shut up and stop boasting about their role in Ukraine’s military successes.
Vets in Rural Areas Have a Higher Suicide Rate than Veterans in Nonrural Areas
Randy McDonald once oversaw the manufacturing of precision-guided munitions and cluster bombs at Minot Air Force Base, sometimes working alongside some of the highest-ranking airmen.
One Wreath at a Time: A Truck Driver Pays Tribute to Veterans
2021 Nebraska Truck Driver of the Year Raymond “Animal” Brooks sports a beard about as large as his passion for honoring the nation’s veterans.
Fermilab invests $4 million in workforce development for U.S. veterans
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is furthering its commitment to U.S. military veterans through a new workforce development program known as VALOR, or Veteran Applied Laboratory Occupational Retraining
7th Annual National Convening of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation
EDF and VA will jointly host a National Caregiver Convening on May 18 from 10 am to 2 pm ET. This collaboration with EDF (Elizabeth Dole Foundation) demonstrates VA's stance that caregivers are critical to Veterans' care and deserve our thanks and support.