A US Army Veteran Sees Ukraine Through Eyes of Russian Strike Last Night
A Russian missile strike hit the Yavoriv military training center early Sunday morning, waking one of the American veterans in Ukraine and other foreigners trying to join the International Legion of Territorial Defense.
Racine Food Pantry for Veterans Extending its Hours Amid Inflation and Food Insecurity
RACINE — Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin staff members have for the past several years considered extending open hours for the organization’s food market, which is essentially a food pantry for veterans.
Francis X. 'Frank' Vollmer Jr., 75, Devoted Retirement to Helping Vietnam Veterans
Francis X. “Frank” Vollmer Jr., a retired credit manager at The Buffalo News and a Vietnam War veteran who devoted his retirement years to helping other veterans, died March 20 in the Ben Atchley Tennessee State Veterans’ Home in Knoxville after a two-year illness. He was 75.
South Dakota Honors 27-thousand Vietnam War Veterans
The “Disabled American Veterans” of South Dakota held a program at its headquarters on Tuesday to pay tribute to those who served.
Concern Expressed Over Possible Closure of 4 Veterans Clinics in New Mexico
On Capitol Hill, U.S. representatives are fighting to keep several community-based outpatient clinics, also known as CBOCS, open.
CBD Donates $65,000 to Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars
Hometown Hero CBD, the veteran-supporting manufacturer of hemp-derived THC and CBD products, is pleased to announce its $65,000 donation to the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Of this donation, $10,000 went to VFW Post 10427 in Leander,
Legacy Awards Gala at Museum of Chinese in America
The Museum of Chinese in America hosted its 27th annual Legacy Awards Gala on Thursday.
College Consensus Publishes Rankings for Best Colleges for Veterans 2022
College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published its rankings of the 100 Best Colleges for Veterans and the 50 Best Online Colleges for Veterans for 2022.
In America's Media, Veteran Jourwork in Americana Place, But their Numbers are Low
While the first saturation-coverage war in years unfolds in Europe, many may look to journalists with military backgrounds for context grounded in experience. Yet the ranks of vets in the U.S. media are thin.
Veterans Answer Zelensky's Call to Fight, But Not All are Chosen
First he missed his flight. Then his gear got lost somewhere between Little Rock and Warsaw. Finally, after traveling thousands of miles to help Ukraine fight the Russian military, the country’s foreign legion rejected him.
Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe nursing home at VA's Lake Baldwin campus named for him
Florida’s director of Veterans’ Affairs announced Tuesday that the new state veterans home near Lake Baldwin in northeast Orlando will be named for Army Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn C. Cashe.
At last, USC celebrates its military, veterans, and ROTC
USC’s annual military, veteran and ROTC gala on the evening of March 5, 2020, sparkled as it always had, with dress uniforms and traditions both somber and celebratory. Just eight days later, pandemic safety measures forced university life online — making that gala the last major university event held in person before campus was closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
VA hospital shuts down inpatient mental health unit on VA secretary's visit
The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs met with patients at the Hines VA Medical Center Wednesday as the center had to shut down care for some mental health patients.
Enhancing the quality of life for student veterans
When he graduated as an honor roll athlete from Salinas High School in 2007, Ryan Taylan ’22 had the grades to attend college. But first, he wanted to try out a career, and then maybe an adventure. He got both in the decade that followed—working nearly three years as a bank teller, and almost seven in the U.S. Navy as an aviation technician on F-18 fighter jets.
Veterans' Homes to remain open, lawmakers say
The Maine Legislature on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill aimed at preventing the closure of Maine Veterans’ Homes in Caribou and Machias.
Unveiling of billion-dollar Freedom Park plans
Plans were announced Tuesday in Augusta for a billion-dollar park that will feature the world's tallest flag pole to honor all American veterans.
Veteran burial benefits to be expanded by Bergman
A bill that had its origins in Iron Mountain and Kingsford has been introduced in Congress to grant certain terminally ill veterans federal burial benefits.
Over a ten-year period, prescriptions for benzodiazepine have declined among veterans with PTSD
Benzodiazepine prescriptions for U.S. military veterans with PTSD declined due to decreased prevalence over a 10-year period, according to a retrospective observational study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Veterans Affairs can be more trans-friendly
March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility and this year I’m reflecting on what it means to live as both a veteran and a trans person in 2022. On this day each spring, trans people celebrate the lives of those in our community who have made it this far and speak out about the ongoing discrimination we face.
Cove Communities' Cove Cares Program raises $100,000 for Disabled American Veterans at Annual Cove's Got Talent Finale
Cove Cares Annual Cove's Got Talent (CGT) competition finale drew nearly 450 Cove Community guests and residents to Camelot East Village in Sarasota, Florida on March 24, and raised an astonishing $100,000 to support Disabled American Veterans (DAV). According to Andy Marshall,