National Vietnam War Veterans Day at Calvert Hospice
Calvert Hospice has partnered with The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration to help ensure that local Vietnam veterans are recognized for their service and sacrifice.
Fort Logan National Cemetery Lays to Rest Unclaimed Cremains of Veterans
For decades, the remains of some veterans have sat inside a Denver mortuary, unclaimed by their families or anyone who knew them. Thursday, they were given the burial they deserved, but never received.
Eating Disorders Might Be Caused By the Military's 'perfect storm'
Marine veteran Chandler Rand has struggled with various eating disorders since she was a child. Though she says she's healthy now, she describes her recovery as an ongoing process. She still has to fight off negative thoughts about her body image and weight.
Citadel’s Online Programs Now Ranked Among Top 5 in America in Two Categories
The convenient, flexible online programs offered by The Citadel are now ranked second in America for veterans by College Consensus, and #5 in the nation for all students studying online.
Special Mission: Disabled Veteran Leads Pitt Program Developing Autonomous Vehicle for Others With Disabilities
Rory A. Cooper, a disabled Army veteran, has spent most of his adult life trying to make life easier for people with disabilities.
American Jobs Center Helps Job Seekers
A small office in Oak Ridge provides a place for job seekers to get internet access, go to hiring events and find specialized job seeking services.
National Commander Promotes Veterans' Care for Veterans At Owatonna Club
“No veteran left behind” was the message ringing through the American Legion Tuesday night, coming from a special guest advocating for more support for veterans at the legislative level and caring for one another as brothers and sisters in arms.
American Soldiers Fighting in Ukraine: 'I couldn't live with myself if I didn't come'
The car is hurtling toward Ukraine at 100 miles an hour, crammed beyond any reasonable capacity. Every space not occupied by bodies is filled by the sort of luggage you bring when you’ve volunteered for a last-ditch battle in a nuclear-age crusade: armor plates, iodine tablets, field dressings, satellite phones. Everything except guns. Those will be provided.
What Marion County is Doing to Help Change Veterans Not Seeking Help
Studies show an alarming number of veterans do not seek the services and support offered by Veteran Affairs Offices. But Marion County is trying to change that.
Republican Lawmakers Blast Biden for 'deeply troubling' Possibility of Sending VA Doctors to Border
A group of Republican lawmakers slammed President Joe Biden for the 'deeply troubling' possibility Veteran Affairs (VA) doctors would be sent to the border to help with the expected surge in migrants after Title 42 ends.
National Commander of American Legion Visits Dodge Center to Discuss Veterans' Issues
The National Commander of The American Legion, Paul E. Dillard, came to this Southeast Minnesota community Tuesday to discuss issues and legislative priorities critical to the nation’s veterans.
Veterans Wreaths Tour Continues in Arkansas
The Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit honoring veterans is making its way through Arkansas.
Wreaths Across America Partners with Local Purple Heart Chapter
The Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) announces its new program, in partnership with Wreaths Across America (WAA). This program will allow a Citrus County business to sponsor wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell on Dec. 17.
Cross River Supports American Veterans Through its Partnership with Heroes to Heroes
Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, today announced its support of Heroes to Heroes, a foundation that offers spiritual healing and peer support for combat veterans of all faiths and backgrounds who are suffering from the post traumatic effects of their service time.
What American Veterans Should Know Before Flying to Ukraine
I have watched the images that have been coming out of Bucha, Ukraine, with horror and fury, just like many other people around the world. All wars cause destruction and destruction leads to the destruction of innocent lives.
Tablets With Video Capabilities Could Prevent Veteran Suicide
The American Medical Association published a study this week showing video-enabled tablets helped veterans in the COVID-19 pandemic get more psychotherapy and use the ER less.
Afghan Vet Recalls Helping NYC Subway Shooting Victim
Immediately after a crazed gunman opened fire on a Brooklyn subway, a veteran who had served in Afghanistan jumped into action to save one of the victims, using the skills he learned in the military.
May 16: First Annual Veterans Bike Blessing and Pancake Breakfast
The Orange County American Legion Riders and the Hudson Valley Veteran Task Force have announced the First Annual Bike Blessing and Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on April 16. This kickoff event of the 2022 riding season is a fundraiser to support American Legion veteran support activities and causes.
Physician Partners of America to Pay $24,5 Million To Settle Allegations of Unnecessary Testing
Physician Partners of America LLC (PPOA), headquartered in Tampa, Florida, its founder, Rodolfo Gari, and its former chief medical officer, Dr. Abraham Rivera, have agreed to pay $24.5 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by billing federal healthcare programs for unnecessary medical testing and services,
SC Offers Veterans New Resource to Find Job
South Carolina has a new resource for military veterans looking for work. The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce launched a new veterans portal this week.